Meaning of RATE in English

RATE

I. verb (~d; rating) Etymology: Middle English Date: 14th century transitive verb to rebuke angrily or violently, to drive away by scolding, intransitive verb to voice angry reprimands, II. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Medieval Latin rata, from Latin (pro) rata (parte) according to a fixed proportion Date: 15th century 1. reckoned value ; valuation , estimation , a fixed quantity, 3. a fixed ratio between two things, a charge, payment, or price fixed according to a ratio, scale, or standard: as, a charge per unit of a public-service commodity, a charge per unit of freight or passenger service, a unit charge or ratio used in assessing property taxes, a local tax, 4. a quantity, amount, or degree of something measured per unit of something else , an amount of payment or charge based on another amount, relative condition or quality ; class , III. verb (~d; rating) Date: 15th century transitive verb allot , 2. to set an estimate on ; value , esteem , to determine or assign the relative rank or class of ; grade , to estimate the normal capacity or power of, consider , regard , to fix the amount of premium to be charged per unit of insurance on, to have a right to ; deserve , intransitive verb to enjoy a status of special privilege , see: estimate

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