Synonyms of rate in English:
at a rate of knots informal
- it is obviously improving at a rate of knots[Antonyms] slowlyrapidly, speedily, swiftly, quickly, fast, post-haste, at (full) speed, at the speed of light, at full tilt, as fast as one's legs can carry one, at a gallop;promptly, immediately, briskly;informal p.d.q. (pretty damn quick), double quick, at a lick, hell for leather, pronto, at the double, at wasp speed, a mile a minute, like the wind, like a bomb, like a bat out of hell, like a scalded cat, like the deuce, like nobody's business, like (greased) lightning, like a madman/madwomanNorth American informal lickety-splitliterary apace
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4 informal I think he's okay, but Benny doesn't rate him
think highly of, have a high opinion of, admire, think much of, set much store by, hold in esteem, esteem, value, hold in high regard
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