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1. freight

noun. ['ˈfreɪt'] goods carried by a large vehicle.

Synonyms

  • load
  • merchandise
  • ware
  • loading
  • lading
  • shipment
  • payload
  • product
  • cargo

Antonyms

  • unloading
  • take away
  • disenchant
  • displease

Etymology

  • freyght (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • vracht (Middle Dutch (ca. 1050-1350))

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Rhymes with Freight 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. freight

noun. ['ˈfreɪt'] transporting goods commercially at rates cheaper than express rates.

Synonyms

  • freightage
  • transport
  • shipping

Antonyms

  • buy
  • export
  • import
  • sell

Etymology

  • freyght (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • vracht (Middle Dutch (ca. 1050-1350))

3. freight

noun. ['ˈfreɪt'] the charge for transporting something by common carrier.

Synonyms

  • freight rate
  • charge per unit
  • rate

Antonyms

  • acceleration
  • upgrade
  • downgrade
  • linger

Etymology

  • freyght (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • vracht (Middle Dutch (ca. 1050-1350))

4. freight

verb. ['ˈfreɪt'] load with goods for transportation.

Antonyms

  • absolve

Etymology

  • freyght (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • vracht (Middle Dutch (ca. 1050-1350))

5. 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)

6. 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)

7. 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)

8. rate

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

Antonyms

  • fruitlessness

Etymology

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

9. rate

verb. ['ˈreɪt'] estimate the value of.

Synonyms

  • evaluate
  • measure
  • assess
  • appraise
  • revalue
  • valuate

Antonyms

  • efflux
  • motionlessness
  • sterile
  • infertility

Etymology

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

10. rate

noun. ['ˈreɪt'] the relative speed of progress or change.

Synonyms

  • speed
  • beat
  • unhurriedness
  • deliberateness
  • rapidity
  • speediness
  • sluggishness
  • deliberation
  • fastness
  • pace
  • slowness
  • swiftness
  • rapidness
  • quickness
  • temporal property

Antonyms

  • ride
  • decrease
  • linger
  • slow

Etymology

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

Sentences with freight-rate


1. Noun Phrase
During the nineteenth century, hundredweight became popular as a standardized measurement to simplify business functions like setting freight rates.

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