a magnitude or frequency relative to a time unit
they traveled at a rate of 55 miles per hour|the rate of change was faster than expected
amount of a charge or payment relative to some basis
a 10-minute phone call at that rate would cost $5
the relative speed of progress or change
he lived at a fast pace|he works at a great rate|the pace of events accelerated
Synonym: pace
a quantity or amount or measure considered as a proportion of another quantity or amount or measure
the literacy rate|the retention rate|the dropout rate
assign a rank or rating to
how would you rank these students?|The restaurant is rated highly in the food guide
Synonym: grade, order, place, range, rank
be worthy of or have a certain rating
This bond rates highly
estimate the value of
How would you rate his chances to become President?|Gold was rated highly among the Romans
Synonym: value