Translation of rate in Spanish:
- 1 1.1(speed)(rhythm)rate of flowrate of climbvelocidad (feminine) or ritmo (masculine) de flujotheir vocabulary increases at a rate of five words a dayvelocidad (feminine) de ascensión or de subidaI'm reading at a rate of 100 pages a daysu vocabulario aumenta a razón de cinco palabras por díathe runners set off at a tremendous rateestoy leyendo a un ritmo de 100 páginas por díaat this rate o at the rate we're going, it'll take weekslos corredores salieron a una velocidad vertiginosaat any ratea este paso or al ritmo que vamos, nos va a llevar semanas(at least)(in any case)most people agreed, or at any rate a significant majorityI don't think he has another brother; at any rate, Dan is the one I'm talking aboutcasi todos estuvieron de acuerdo, o por lo menos la gran mayoríame parece que no tiene otro hermano; en todo caso es a Dan a quien me refieroExample sentences1.2 (level, ratio) See examples: birth rate suicide rate
literacy rateporcentaje (masculine) de suicidiosrate of inflationnivel (masculine) de alfabetizaciónrate of interesttasa (feminine) de inflaciónrate of exchange rate of returntipo (masculine) or tasa (feminine) de interésour campaign has had a high rate of successtasa (feminine) de rendimientothe drop-out rate in schoolsnuestra campaña ha tenido mucho éxitothe failure rate in this exam is too highla tasa de abandono or (in Southern Cone also) de deserción escolarsee also→ first-rate 1.3 (price, charge) See examples: postal rateshay un porcentaje demasiado alto de reprobados or (Spain) suspensos en este examenpeak/standard ratetarifas (feminine plural) postalesprivate tuition, reasonable ratestarifa (feminine) alta/normalthe work is paid at a rate of $20 per hourclases particulares, precios módicosit is paid at an hourly rate of …el trabajo se paga a (razón de) 20 dólares por horathat's the going ratela hora se paga a …eso es lo que se suele pagar
- 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.
- 2 (local tax) (formerly in UK) (often plural) water rates (formerly in UK)(cuota que se paga por el servicio de agua corriente)Example sentences
- 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.
- 1 1.1 (rank, consider) See examples: I rate her work very highlyhow would you rate the book?tengo una excelente opinión de su trabajoto rate somebody/something¿qué opinión te merece el libro?
assomethingI rate her as the best woman tennis playerhow do you rate the film on a scale of 1 to 10?yo la considero la mejor tenistarated speed/power (Technology)¿qué puntuación or (Latin America) puntaje le darías a la película en una escala del 1 al 10?1.2 (consider good) (British English) [colloquial] (usually negative) I don't rate her chancesvelocidad (feminine) /potencia (feminine) nominalno creo que tenga muchas posibilidades
- 2 (deserve) (obtain) See examples: I don't think this essay rates an Ahis death rated barely a line in the paperno creo que este trabajo merezca una Ait didn't rate a mentionel periódico apenas dedicó una línea a la noticia de su muerteno les pareció digno de menciónExample sentences
- 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.
- 1.1 (be classed) See examples:to rate
assomethinghe rates as one of the world's top swimmersestar considerado comoalgo1.2 (measure up)to rateestá considerado como uno de los mejores nadadores del mundo withsomebody (American English) Florida doesn't rate with mepara mí Florida no vale gran cosaExample sentences
- 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.
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