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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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However, the discrepancy between the perinatal mortality rates and the IgM-RVFV prevalence might suggest that other diseases causing abortion may have cocirculated in the area.
0 g/d1 is associated with a significant rise in perinatal mortality rate (18,19,25).
The overall perinatal mortality rate - stillbirths and deaths in the first week of life - fell in England and Wales in 2004 to 8.
HELLP syndrome is associated with a maternal mortality rate of 0%-24% and a perinatal mortality rate of 8%-65%, said Dr.
To the Editor: It is encouraging that our very high maternal and perinatal mortality rate has been identified as an important part of South Africa's fourfold national epidemic.
1) In addition, the perinatal mortality rate declined from 42 to 37 deaths per 1,000 pregnancies, and the neonatal mortality rate dropped from 34 to 30 deaths per 1,000 live births.
The perinatal mortality rate (stillbirths and deaths in the first seven days) was 69 per 1000 births, and the early neonatal mortality rate (death in the first seven days after birth) was 46 per 1000 live births.

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