noun. ['ˈreɪts'] a local tax on property (usually used in the plural).
- poor rates
Words that Rhyme with Rates
Example sentences of the word rates
1. Noun, plural
Expect to pay healthy interest rates, so if you have your own cash, use it.
Quotes containing the word rates
1. Positivity is such a high predicator of success rates.
- Shawn Achor
2. Once you educate the boys, they tend to leave the villages and go search for work in the cities, but the girls stay home, become leaders in the community, and pass on what they’ve learned. If you really want to change a culture, to empower women, improve basic hygiene and health care, and fight high rates of infant mortality, the answer is to educate girls.
- Greg Mortenson, Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Promote Peace ... One School at a Time
3. No passion is stronger in the breast of a man than the desire to make others believe as he believes. Nothing so cuts at the root of his happiness and fills him with rage as the sense that another rates low what he prizes high.
- Virginia Woolf, Orlando