Hay 3 definiciones de rate en inglés:

rate1

Silabificación: rate

sustantivo

1A measure, quantity, or frequency, typically one measured against some other quantity or measure: the crime rate rose by 26 percent
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  • Yet their crime rates, by whatever measure one judged them, were very different.
  • Although the theoretical model assumes constant yaw rate, the measured rates are highly dynamic.
  • Curvature is a measure of the local geometry of the surface, while the strain rates measure its relative rate of expansion.
1.1The speed with which something moves, happens, or changes: your heart rate
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  • It is harder to attack a convoy, however, if it is moving at a high rate of speed.
  • Oh who am I kidding, the thought of riding wasn't the only thing that was causing my heart rate to speed up.
  • But we are really moving at an incredible rate to get medicines to the hospitals.
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2A fixed price paid or charged for something, especially goods or services: the basic rate of pay advertising rates
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  • In Mumbai and Pune, rickshaws have meters, and a fixed rate by which you pay them.
  • The average hourly rate of pay must not be less than your minimum hourly rate of pay illustrated on the table above.
  • At present all non-domestic users pay a fixed rate for water irrespective of the quantity that they use.
Sinónimos
charge, price, cost, tariff, fare, levy, toll; fee, remuneration, payment, wage, allowance
2.1The amount of a charge or payment expressed as a percentage of some other amount, or as a basis of calculation: you’ll find our current interest rate very competitive
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  • If she gets pregnant, the interest rate drops by one basis point for one year.
  • On exiting the scheme, tax is charged at a rate of 23 per cent on the interest earned.
  • A transfer of property between blood relatives is charged at half the rate of stamp duty which would otherwise apply.
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percentage, ratio, proportion; scale, standard, level
2.2 (usually rates) (In the UK) a tax on land and buildings paid to the local authority by a business, and formerly also by occupants of private property.
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  • We council tax payers pay rates to Central Government, which later gives money to the council to pay for such expenses.
  • Local government did tax directly; its revenue came from rates collected on land.
  • Businesses often question what they get in return for paying local authority rates.

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1 [with object] Assign a standard or value to (something) according to a particular scale: they were asked to rate their ability at different driving maneuvers [with object and complement]: the hotel, rated four star, had no hot water and no sink plugs
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  • They were also asked to describe their outfits on a 7-point Likert scale rating four options: natural, modest, bold, and sexy.
  • Until 1999, Star Wars films were rated on a scale of 10 to 10 with no exceptions.
  • Almost every one of the albums was rated four stars by customers.
Sinónimos
assess, evaluate, appraise, judge, estimate, calculate, gauge, measure, adjudge; grade, rank, classify, categorize
1.1Assign a standard, optimal, or limiting rating to (a piece of equipment): its fuel economy is rated at 25 miles a gallon in the city
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  • Although the TwinX Kit is rated at 400MHz, contrary to popular belief, the speed of the ram is not the single most important factor when shopping for ram.
  • In stock form, the Ecotec is rated at 140 horsepower.
  • Hansen's truck is powered by a Brent Voges-built 327-cid engine that is rated at 250 horsepower.
1.2British Assess the value of (a property) for the purpose of levying a local tax.
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  • SOME AUSTRALIAN MUNICIPALITIES were rating on unimproved land values as early as the 1850s.
  • Auckland city is the last remaining instance of annual rental value rating - a relic from the nineteenth century.
  • The earlier Transvaal Ordinance effectively prevented flat rating or total value rating.
2 [with object] Consider to be of a certain quality, standard, or rank: he rates the company’s stock a “buy.” [with object and complement]: the program has been rated a great success
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  • And out of the 10 specialist services provided at the hospital, such as paediatrics, stroke and heart treatments, eight are rated as being high quality.
  • How could WorldCom, a company that was in financial trouble, issue bonds that were rated investment grade quality?
  • Even yours truly rated a fleeting mention so of course it must be rated a sterling success.
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consider, judge, reckon, think, hold, deem, find; regard as, look on as, count as
2.1 [no object] Be regarded in a specified way: Jeff still rates as one of the nicest people I have ever met
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  • So how do election counts rate in terms of viewer involvement?
  • A vegetable doesn't have to be high on all counts to be worth growing, especially if it rates better than the cultivar you have been putting in for years.
  • Environmental quality rated considerably ahead of CEO preference - frequently alluded to as a key location factor for high tech companies.
2.2Be worthy of; merit: the ambassador rated a bulletproof car and a police escort
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  • Nine's ratings problems and management changes barely rated a mention around the market.
  • By the benchmark of the Rwandan civil war, it would barely rate a mention.
  • He barely rates a mention, naturally, and when he is mentioned he is sneered at.
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Origen

late Middle English (expressing a notion of 'estimated value'): from Old French, from medieval Latin rata (from Latin pro rata parte (or portione) 'according to the proportional share'), from ratus 'reckoned', past participle of reri.

Frases

at any rate

Whatever happens or may have happened: for the moment, at any rate, he was safe
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  • Such, at any rate, was the answer that rang back at my moment of frustration and paralysis and panic.
  • We know only that the transfer was made, at any rate, according to a public statement by Earl Huntley.
  • The workforce has, at any rate, been trimmed down over the years.
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in any case, anyhow, anyway, in any event, nevertheless; whatever happens, come what may, regardless, notwithstanding
Used to indicate that one is correcting or clarifying a previous statement or emphasizing a following one: the story, or at any rate, a public version of it, was known and remembered
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  • Great story for a kid at any rate, because kids love horrific things.
  • But the hardships are in practice not so serious as might appear, at any rate in the case of statements which are ex facie defamatory.
  • Also as usual, at any rate with Waters, there is a lesbian love story involved.

at this (or that) rate

Used to introduce the prediction of a particular unwelcome eventuality should things continue as they are or if a certain assumption is true: at this rate, I won’t have a job to go back to
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  • Still, it would be pretty hard to include ‘computer consultant’ on my business card at this rate.
  • Mate, enjoy making fun of our columnists because they've only got a few years left at this rate…
  • This week is going to drag on for ever at this rate.

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Palabra del día ween
Pronunciación: wiːn
verb
be of the opinion; think or suppose

Hay 3 definiciones de rate en inglés:

rate2

Silabificación: rate

verbo

[with object] archaic
Scold (someone) angrily: he rated the young man soundly for his want of respect

Origen

late Middle English: of unknown origin.

Hay 3 definiciones de rate en inglés:

rate3

Saltos de línea: rate

Entrada del diccionario de Inglés Británico & Universal

verbo

Variant spelling of ret.