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Rate

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.

rate

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

rate

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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Fetal mortality rates *, by plurality ([dagger]) and year--United States, 1990-2000 Singleton deliveries Total Late ([greater than ([greater than or equal to] Early or equal to] Year 20 weeks) (20-27 weeks) 28 weeks) 1990 ([section]) 7.
Infant and late fetal mortality rates declined markedly in Chile during the study period of 1950-1996, as illustrated in Figure 2.
While fetal mortality occurs as a result of unperforated appendicitis in 3%-5% of cases, a perforated appendix is associated with the much higher fetal mortality rate of 20%-30%.