Part of speech: verb

To estimate; assess.

Part of speech: verb

To be estimated; have rank or value.

Part of speech: verb

To rail at; scold; reprove with vehemence.

Part of speech: noun

Relative measure; degree; value; price; rank; class; tax.

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Usage examples "rate":

  1. I have had a first- rate time! - "Parisian Points of View", Ludovic Halévy Commentator: Brander Matthews.
  2. We'll never have a president, at this rate. - "The Depot Master", Joseph C. Lincoln.
  3. At any rate she didn't. - "The Matador of the Five Towns and Other Stories", Arnold Bennett.