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1. rate

noun. ['ˈreɪt'] a magnitude or frequency relative to a time unit.

Synonyms

  • deathrate
  • pace
  • oftenness
  • THz
  • rate of flow
  • kilohertz
  • words per minute
  • gigacycle per second
  • dose rate
  • fatality rate
  • MHz
  • acceleration
  • gigacycle
  • growth rate
  • metabolic rate
  • deceleration
  • kph
  • kilometres per hour
  • attrition rate
  • hertz
  • flow rate
  • pulse rate
  • sed rate
  • mortality rate
  • megahertz
  • miles per hour
  • erythrocyte sedimentation rate
  • km/h
  • megacycle
  • quantitative relation
  • Mc
  • rev
  • respiratory rate
  • bps
  • death rate
  • heart rate
  • mph
  • kilocycle per second
  • cps
  • gigahertz
  • sampling rate
  • GHz
  • wpm
  • magnitude relation
  • ESR
  • cycles/second
  • kHz
  • rpm
  • gait
  • rate of respiration
  • speed
  • rate of return
  • sedimentation rate
  • crime rate
  • rate of inflation
  • pulse
  • Hz
  • birth rate
  • frequence
  • bits per second
  • birthrate
  • terahertz
  • mortality
  • tempo
  • spacing
  • kilometers per hour
  • inflation rate
  • kc
  • flux
  • frequency
  • megacycle per second
  • Gc
  • data rate
  • natality
  • cycle
  • velocity
  • jerk
  • rate of attrition
  • rate of growth
  • solar constant
  • kilocycle
  • flow
  • fertility
  • revolutions per minute
  • fertility rate

Antonyms

  • acceleration
  • walk
  • push
  • pull

Etymology

  • raten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hrata (Old Norse)

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Words that Rhyme with Base Rate

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  • circumnavigate
  • recriminate
  • solid-state
  • silverplate
  • remunerate
  • multistate
  • intrastate
  • interrelate
  • disinflate
  • demodulate
  • translate
  • stagflate
  • reinstate
  • procreate
  • desecrate
  • conjugate
  • commutate
  • underrate
  • tri-state
  • recreate
  • postdate
  • interstate
  • conflate
  • upstate
  • telerate
  • sumgait
  • restate
  • reflate
  • prorate

2. rate

noun. ['ˈreɪt'] amount of a charge or payment relative to some basis.

Synonyms

  • linage
  • payment rate
  • installment rate
  • freight rate
  • pay rate
  • rate of pay
  • depreciation rate
  • lineage
  • excursion rate
  • freightage
  • rate of depreciation
  • room rate
  • footage
  • rate of exchange
  • interest rate
  • rate of payment
  • freight
  • exchange rate
  • charge
  • charge per unit
  • tax rate
  • repayment rate

Antonyms

  • decelerate
  • immortality
  • permanence
  • distribution

Etymology

  • raten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hrata (Old Norse)

3. base

verb. ['ˈbeɪs'] use as a basis for; found on.

Synonyms

  • found
  • ground
  • build

Antonyms

  • misfortune
  • good luck
  • success
  • outside

Etymology

  • bas (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • bassus (Latin)
  • base (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • basis (Latin)

4. rate

verb. ['ˈreɪt'] assign a rank or rating to.

Synonyms

  • superordinate
  • rank
  • shortlist
  • judge
  • range
  • prioritise
  • place
  • pass judgment
  • downgrade
  • upgrade
  • order
  • prioritize
  • reorder
  • sequence
  • grade
  • seed
  • evaluate

Antonyms

  • downgrade
  • ebb
  • influx
  • inflow

Etymology

  • raten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hrata (Old Norse)

5. base

adjective. ['ˈbeɪs'] serving as or forming a base.

Synonyms

  • basic

Antonyms

  • dependent
  • mild

Etymology

  • bas (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • bassus (Latin)
  • base (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • basis (Latin)

6. base

noun. ['ˈbeɪs'] installation from which a military force initiates operations.

Synonyms

  • navy base
  • rocket base
  • base of operations
  • army base
  • air station
  • firebase
  • military installation

Antonyms

  • natural elevation
  • natural object
  • get up
  • turn out

Etymology

  • bas (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • bassus (Latin)
  • base (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • basis (Latin)

7. base

noun. ['ˈbeɪs'] a place that the runner must touch before scoring.

Synonyms

  • baseball diamond
  • home
  • third base
  • infield
  • first base
  • diamond
  • baseball equipment
  • plate
  • third
  • bag
  • home plate
  • second base

Antonyms

  • saltwater
  • dry
  • empty
  • foreign

Etymology

  • bas (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • bassus (Latin)
  • base (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • basis (Latin)

8. base

noun. ['ˈbeɪs'] lowest support of a structure.

Synonyms

  • bed
  • foundation
  • foot
  • understructure
  • raft foundation
  • structure
  • support
  • substructure
  • groundwork
  • construction

Antonyms

  • disapproval
  • invalidate
  • negate
  • disprove

Etymology

  • bas (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • bassus (Latin)
  • base (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • basis (Latin)

9. rate

verb. ['ˈreɪt'] be worthy of or have a certain rating.

Antonyms

  • fruitlessness

Etymology

  • raten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hrata (Old Norse)

10. base

noun. ['ˈbeɪs'] a support or foundation.

Synonyms

  • stand
  • support
  • trivet
  • staddle
  • pedestal

Antonyms

  • lose
  • soft water
  • fresh water
  • hard water

Etymology

  • bas (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • bassus (Latin)
  • base (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • basis (Latin)

Example sentences of the word base-rate


1. Noun Phrase
​ Variable-rate mortgages are priced on a spread over a base rate**, such as the prime rate, and change over time with fluctuations in interest rates.

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