There are 2 translations of rate in Spanish:

rate1

Pronunciation: /reɪt/

n

  • 1 1.1 (speed) velocidad (rhythm) ritmo (masculine) rate of flow velocidad (feminine) or ritmo (masculine) de flujo rate of climb velocidad (feminine) de ascensión or de subida their vocabulary increases at a rate of five words a day su vocabulario aumenta a razón de cinco palabras por día I'm reading at a rate of 100 pages a day estoy leyendo a un ritmo de 100 páginas por día the runners set off at a tremendous rate los corredores salieron a una velocidad vertiginosa at this rate o at the rate we're going, it'll take weeks a este paso or al ritmo que vamos, nos va a llevar semanas at any rate (at least) por lo menos (in any case) en todo caso most people agreed, or at any rate a significant majority casi todos estuvieron de acuerdo, o por lo menos la gran mayoría I don't think he has another brother; at any rate, Dan is the one I'm talking about me parece que no tiene otro hermano; en todo caso es a Dan a quien me refiero
    More example sentences
    • 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.
    1.2 (level, ratio) birth rate índice (masculine) de natalidad death rate índice (masculine) or tasa (feminine) de mortalidad, mortalidad (feminine) suicide rate porcentaje (masculine) de suicidios literacy rate nivel (masculine) de alfabetización rate of inflation tasa (feminine) de inflación rate of interest tipo (masculine) or tasa (feminine) de interés rate of exchange tipo (masculine) de cambio rate of return tasa (feminine) de rendimiento, rentabilidad (feminine) our campaign has had a high rate of success nuestra campaña ha tenido mucho éxito the drop-out rate in schools la tasa de abandono or (in Southern Cone also/en Cono Sur también) de deserción escolar the failure rate in this exam is too high hay un porcentaje demasiado alto de reprobados or (Spain/España) suspensos en este examen see alsofirst-rate etc 1.3 (price, charge) postal rates tarifas (feminine plural) postales peak/standard rate tarifa (feminine) alta/normal private tuition, reasonable rates clases particulares, precios módicos the work is paid at a rate of $20 per hour el trabajo se paga a (razón de) 20 dólares por hora it is paid at an hourly rate of … la hora se paga a … that's the going rate eso es lo que se suele pagar
  • 2 (local tax) (formerly in UK) (often plural/frecuentemente plural) contribución (feminine) (municipal or inmobiliaria) water rates (formerly in UK)cuota que se paga por el servicio de agua corriente
    More 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.

Definition of rate in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day esporádicamente
adv
sporadically …
Cultural fact of the day

The PAN (Partido de Acción Nacional) is the political party that won the Mexican general elections in 2000, breaking the Partido Revolucional Institucional's record of 71 years in power. PRI - Partido Revolucionario InstitucionalPAN was founded in 1939 as a conservative alternative to President, Lázaro Cárdenas. It presents an image of being a defender of popular causes, but takes an individualistic approach to matters of education and property. Its traditional policies include limiting state intervention in the economy to a minimum and bringing about a greater rapprochement between the government and the church.

There are 2 translations of rate in Spanish:

rate2

vt

  • 1 1.1 (rank, consider) I rate her work very highly tengo una excelente opinión de su trabajo how would you rate the book? ¿qué opinión te merece el libro?to rate sb/sth as sth I rate her as the best woman tennis player yo la considero la mejor tenista how do you rate the film on a scale of 1 to 10? ¿qué puntuación or (Latin America/América Latina) puntaje le darías a la película en una escala del 1 al 10? rated speed/power [Technology/Tecnología] velocidad (feminine)/potencia (feminine) nominal 1.2 (consider good) (British English/inglés británico) [colloquial/familiar] (usually negative/generalmente negativo) I don't rate her chances no creo que tenga muchas posibilidades
  • 2 (deserve) merecer* (obtain) I don't think this essay rates an A no creo que este trabajo merezca una A his death rated barely a line in the paper el periódico apenas dedicó una línea a la noticia de su muerte it didn't rate a mention no les pareció digno de mención
    More example 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.

vi

  • 1.1 (be classed) to rate as sth estar* considerado como algo he rates as one of the world's top swimmers está considerado como uno de los mejores nadadores del mundo 1.2 (measure up)to rate with sb (American English/inglés norteamericano) Florida doesn't rate with me para mí Florida no vale gran cosa
    More example 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.

Definition of rate in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day esporádicamente
adv
sporadically …
Cultural fact of the day

The PAN (Partido de Acción Nacional) is the political party that won the Mexican general elections in 2000, breaking the Partido Revolucional Institucional's record of 71 years in power. PRI - Partido Revolucionario InstitucionalPAN was founded in 1939 as a conservative alternative to President, Lázaro Cárdenas. It presents an image of being a defender of popular causes, but takes an individualistic approach to matters of education and property. Its traditional policies include limiting state intervention in the economy to a minimum and bringing about a greater rapprochement between the government and the church.