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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 crude rate ratios for individual cancers in HCV-infected, compared with non-HCV-infected individuals were 68.
This finding is supported by the unadjusted outcome measures; a higher crude rate and annual incidence density of constipation among patients who received oxycodone CR or morphine CR compared with those who received transdermal fentanyl were observed.
The crude labor force participation rate LFPR for a given year t can be expressed as a function of the age-adjusted labor force participation rate AALFPR for that year, plus the effects on the crude rate introduced by each age group:
Philadelphia vital statistics, for instance, reported just eighteen homicides in 1900 (for 1899), yielding a crude rate of 1.
Rothberg, a civilian employee of the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research in Washington, said that in recent years, there has been little statistical difference between the crude rate of suicide for the military population and the civilian population.
Moreover, the CG interaction appears in the resulting expression of the crude rate.
Indigenously acquired infection with SE4 was reported at a crude rate of 0.
Heavy crude oil is cheaper compared to soft crude oil procured at the benchmark Brent crude rate.
This is a testament to the hard work, diligence and dedication of all Bapco staff and contractors, in ensuring that the refinery processed safely the maximum possible crude rate, Smith added.
During 22,215 person-years of follow-up, the crude rate of herpes zoster among RA patients who were first-time users of an anti-TNF agent was 12.
Navajo's crude rate has been reduced to approximately 40,000 barrels per day while plant personnel continue to work to restart certain downstream processing units.
Number of new cases and rates of all malignant cancers in the UK 2004:England Northern Ireland Crude rate per 100,000 population Age-standardised rate (European) <br />per 100,000 population: England Wales Scotland Northern Ireland Males 117,805 8,730 13,164 3,427 Females 115,816 8,076 13,949 3,593 Persons 233,621 16,806 27,113 7,020 Crude rate per 100,000 population Males 480.