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Value, measure, or degree; a charge, payment, or price determined through the application of a mathematical formula or based upon a scale or standard.

For example, an interest rate is determined by the ratio between the principal and interest.

Rate is also used synonymously with tax.


noun amount, assessment, charge, cost, expense, fare, fee, hire, magno, obligation, pace, parvo emere, price, quotation, standard, tempo, valuation, value, velocity, worth
Associated concepts: legal rate of interest, rate of exchange


verb aestimare, appraise, apprize, assess, class, classify, compute, determine, esteem, estimate, evaluate, figure, fix the price of, gauge, grade, judge, measure, merit, price, quantify, rank, reckon, set a value on, tag, value, weigh
See also: amount, appraise, arrange, assess, assessment, calculate, caliber, charge, classify, cost, criticize, differential, duty, earnings, estimate, evaluate, expense, face amount, frequency, gauge, inveigh, levy, measure, organize, par, pigeonhole, price, quality, rebuke, reprehend, sum, tax, worth

RATE. A public valuation or assessment of every man's estate; or the ascertaining how much tax every one shall pay. Vide Pow. Mortg. Index, h.t.; Harr. Dig. h.t.; 1 Hopk. C. R. 87.

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Now with the RATA ZOOM Geocoder, institutions can cost-effectively review each of these addresses and find 100% accurate results for over 85% of them in about 30 seconds (per address).
En el episodio del crimen no se narra ni la muerte del personaje en si, ni el momento en que bebe el vaso de limonada que contiene el veneno: el anomalo recorrido de la rata da a conocer ese hecho y senala al acto transgresor de Delfin (el crimen) como punto culminante del proceso de "desrealizacion," llevado a cabo mediante el "suicidio" del otro.
It called for retailers to be given a periodic 'pay rise' through pro rata term increases to offset increasing overheads.
shareholder's pro rata share of the CFC's post-September 30, 1993, current and accumulated earnings and profits, reduced by distributions during the year as well as by the portion of these earnings previously subject to tax under section 956A and the investment in U.
Chase, for instance, has a pro rata of 40 percent, whereas someone like Williamsburg won't look at something with a pro rata of more than 25 percent.
Yoachim Russ, creator of the technology and CEO and founder of TSO-FEH Optics LLC has demonstrated the technology for various users and is consistently amazed at the reaction, "Every time a new user tries out RATA they are blown away.
Their deliberations should encompass transactions other than IO and PO sales where pro rata cost allocation may not apply.
The pro rata dividend declaration is contingent on the completion of the merger prior to June 8, 2007, the next regularly scheduled dividend record date for Duquesne Light Holdings.
For example, allocating expenses of active employees pro rata to all accounts (including those of former employees), while allocating the expenses of former employees only to their accounts, would be unreasonable, because the former employees would he bearing more than an equitable portion of the plan's expenses.
Recently, in revenue ruling 90-13, the IRS reaffirmed the notion that the deemed surrender that occurs in a pro rata distribution satisfies the redemption requirement in a partial liquidation.
Woloshen, chief executive officer for RATA, said, "With more than 23 successful years in business, we aim to lead the compliance industry in modern and innovative technology solutions.