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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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We then describe the false-negative rate after sequentially including imputed and edited values.
The decision to perform a biopsy is based on the clinical appreciation of a palpable mass, irrespective of the findings of imaging studies, all of which have appreciable false-negative rates.
Because the subdermal lymphatics are partially obstructed, contain tumour emboli, and are functionally abnormal, the false-negative rate for SLNB in this population may be unacceptably high [29].
a high false-negative rate, [beta] = 50%) still allows an apparently precautionary NPV (> 99.
Surface and bagged readings had false-negative rates of 21 percent, well above the study performance criteria of five percent or less.
Troponin testing, for example, has proven valuable because its false-negative rate is low.
Prior researchers have noted a 50% false-negative rate for the first polysomnograph in diagnosing OSA.
The authors evaluated the false-negative rate of sentinel node biopsy in patients who had both sentinel node biopsy and axillary node dissection regardless of the outcome of sentinel node biopsy.
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But the Pap test is only a screening tool, with a false-negative rate of from 10 to 20 percent in the best laboratories -- meaning that the test fails to detect uterine or cervical cancer 10 to 20 percent of the time.