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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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The simple mean of the Crude Rate and Spatial Empirical Bayesian Rate of deaths from cancer of the mouth were lower, in addition to presenting a higher standard deviation in comparison with the Empirical Bayesian and Spatial Rates (Table 1).
The more persons in the age category, the more the crude rate is pulled down; the fewer persons in the age category, the less the crude rate is pulled down.
Its ordering is by age standardized rates, but, it turns out, the order is also the same as the cities' sizes, crude rates, and geographical location on the continent: increasing from east to west and north to south.
Investigating the difference between crude rates and purged percentages provides information on which groups are sensitive, and in what direction, to the presence of compositional variables.
The crude rate comparisons were statistically significant (personal letter versus no letter=1.
In 1993, a total of 1829 homicides occurred in Cali, representing a crude rate of 104 homicides per 100,000 residents.
The annualized crude rate for GSW injuries was 27 per 100,000 persons in large communities, compared with seven per 100,000 persons in small communities; however, the difference was greatest for violence-related GSWs (Table 2).
The 35th highest crude rate among the 49 discrete conditions was for bladder cancer.
9 percent increase in prices for various POL products owing to rise in global crude rates in last one month.
Mr Shinwari said the government was linking increase in oil prices to hike in crude rates in the global market, insisting there was no increase in petroleum products in the world market.
The difference is that the retail prices then reflected the international crude rates, while today's is 'nation-building' burden imposed by the Modi regime as oil prices have plunged to less than $50 a barrel, while it was well over $100 a barrel five years ago.
amp;nbsp;"Biggest impact of this storm will be a significant reduction of crude oil imports into the Texas Gulf Coast, resulting in refineries cutting crude rates," (https://www.