A measure, quantity, or frequency, typically one measured against another quantity or measure
Scold (someone) angrily
Variant spelling of ret.
Soak (flax or hemp) in water to soften it
Soak (flax or hemp) in water to soften it
a fixed rate of interest
The rate charged for sending a printed item by book post.
The rate or sum for which a life may be insured.
To place a low value or rating on; specifically (chiefly United States regional (southern) and in African-American usage) to denigrate, disparage, depreciate; to demean, belittle.
To make (a rocket, spaceship, etc.) suitable for manned flight; to certify as safe for manned flight.
A rate of taxation (especially on property) calculated in mills.
The proportion of people in a particular industry, area, etc., who voluntarily leave their jobs over a certain period of time.
The rate at which a property, such as voltage or temperature, is increased (or decreased) linearly with time; also in extended use.
A book of rates or prices; = book of rates.
A list of charges for advertising.
A gene which controls the speed of a particular developmental process.
A rate of interest related to the degree of risk forecast for an enterprise.
Angular velocity about a roll axis.
The average number of runs scored by a side in an over or a certain period of time.
The rate at which something takes place over time.
Another term for base rate or discount rate.
(In the UK) the interest rate set by the Bank of England for lending to other banks, used as the benchmark for interest rates generally
The number of bits per second that can be transmitted along a digital network
The rate at which a new company spends its initial capital
A charge or level of payment that is the same in all cases
A local tax levied by a parish to finance the relief or support of the poor
The official or advertised price of a hotel room, on which a discount is usually negotiable
A person who switches from one credit card or mortgage provider to another in order to take advantage of special introductory offers
The maximum rate at which an amplifier can respond to an abrupt change of input level
The rate at which work is done
A standard rate of pay, before additions are made for overtime, etc.; also, the standard rate charged for a service, before discounts or supplementary charges.
In England and Ireland: a tax levied upon all occupiers of land or property within each parish to fund the maintenance of the parish church and the provision of services.
A general tax levied upon a whole county, for the maintenance of bridges, roads, asylums, etc.
A tax levied to support the criminal justice system (obsolete rare).
A payment or charge applicable to a group of people or things; (originally) specifically a uniform rail fare (especially for freight) applicable from any place within a certain area; (now chiefly) a reduced payment for a service, amenity, etc., made available to a group of people applying together.
The price currently asked for a commodity or service in a particular market.
A police tax; a tax for the maintenance of a police force.
A property tax or tithe expressed as a proportion of each pound of the assessed value of the property.
A pieceworker whose high productivity causes or threatens to cause a reduction in rates of pay for piecework.
A person who sets a rate of pay (especially for pieceworkers), interest, etc.
The setting of a rate of interest, pay, etc.
A reduced charge offered to a repeat customer (now rare).
Finance. A rate of repayment; specifically the annual income from an investment, usually expressed as a percentage of the original investment.
The number of live births per thousand of population per year
The percentage of visitors to a particular website who navigate away from the site after viewing only one page
The annual percentage rate at which customers stop subscribing to a service or employees leave a job
The proportion of visitors to a web page who follow a hypertext link to a particular site
An exchange rate between two currencies computed by reference to a third currency, usually the US dollar
The ratio of deaths to the population of a particular area or during a particular period of time, usually calculated as the number of deaths per one thousand people per year
Of the poorest possible quality