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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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7 percent for the third quarter, down from both the second quarter's seasonally adjusted rate of 68.
on adjusted rate mortgages somewhat, but more on the revolving (credit) side.
The seasonally adjusted rate of 946,000 is the highest level since March.
1-percent nominal rate, or a 3-percent inflation adjusted rate, to
10 (1997)--a case filed before changes made to the fee schedule by the Taxpayer Bill of Rights 2 (TBOR2)--the court concluded that the taxpayer's recovery of fees for services of both his attorney and accountant was limited to an adjusted rate of $104 per hour.

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