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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 Rate

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  • circumnavigate
  • recriminate
  • solid-state
  • silverplate
  • multistate
  • intrastate
  • interrelate
  • disinflate
  • demodulate
  • translate
  • stagflate
  • reinstate
  • procreate
  • conjugate
  • commutate
  • tri-state
  • recreate
  • postdate
  • interstate
  • conflate
  • upstate
  • sumgait
  • restate
  • reflate
  • predate
  • overweight
  • misstate
  • mcfate
  • mccreight

Example sentences of the word rate


1. Noun, singular or mass
This ensures the table and leaf expand and contract at the same rate so they will always fit together.

Quotes containing the word rate


1. The only thing I'm addicted to is winning. This bootleg cult, arrogantly referred to as Alcoholics Anonymous, reports a 5 percent success rate. My success rate is 100 percent.
- Charlie Sheen

2. I get very little sleep. But I try to stay constantly busy. My fear is that if I stop working I'll, like, die. So throughout my life I've always tried to remain busy, and I sort of know no other way. I think if my heart rate slowed it would affect my constitution, strangely. I've been trained to do that.
- Matthew Gray Gubler

3. Believe it or not, I have about the same success rate as anyone else. Sometimes you hit, sometimes you miss.
- Seth MacFarlane

2. first-rate

adjective. ['ˌfɝːˈstreɪt'] of the highest quality.

Synonyms

  • tiptop
  • top-notch
  • tops
  • superior
  • super
  • A-one
  • topnotch
  • crack

Antonyms

  • fail
  • worst
  • low
  • subordinate

3. water-rate

noun. rate per quarter for water from a public supply.

Antonyms

  • absolve

4. second-rate

adjective. moderate to inferior in quality.

Synonyms

  • mediocre

Antonyms

  • best
  • dominant

5. 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)

6. 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)

7. rate

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

Antonyms

  • fruitlessness

Etymology

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

8. 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)

9. 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)

10. rate

noun. ['ˈreɪt'] a quantity or amount or measure considered as a proportion of another quantity or amount or measure.

Antonyms

  • stand still

Etymology

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