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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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Patients in the high- and low-risk groups also had similar baseline sex, body mass index, use of renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system blockers, estimated glomerular filtration rate, and comorbidities, he noted.
Estimating glomerular filtration rate from serum creatinine and cystatin C.
Laboratory protocols and methods for the measurement of glomerular filtration rate and renal plasma flow.
Glomerular filtration rate measurement in man by the single injection method using 51Cr-EDTA.
A decrease in the glomerular filtration rate to <70 mL/min will cause an overload of the tubular reabsorption capacity for [alpha]1M (10), and the [alpha]1M concentration in the plasma will increase with increasingly restricted filtration.
A comparison between cystatin C, plasma creatinine and the Cockcroft and Gault formula for the estimation of glomerular filtration rate.
Cystatin C--a new marker of glomerular filtration rate in children independent of age and height.
Because of the many difficulties in performing serial measurements of glomerular filtration rate (GFR) by use of exogenous substances such as inulin, [sup.
Serum level of cystatin C, which measures renal function, was a stronger predictor of cardiovascular events and of mortality in a study of elderly subjects than were creatinine level and estimated glomerular filtration rate, according to Michael G.
The rate of fall in estimated glomerular filtration rate was 0.
Glomerular filtration rate (GFR) represents the best overall index of kidney function (1), and the National Kidney Foundation has recommended that clinical laboratories routinely report an estimate of GFR (1,2).