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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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Ya en la primera pagina, Delfin menciona el hecho central del relato: "Julio se habia suicidado" (Las ratas 13), el cual remite al ultimo capitulo (XV), donde se narra ese desenlace.
Los que se toman la justicia por su propia mano y matan las ratas envenenandolas o a golpes no recibiran un centavo", afirmo un funcionario en Nova Iguacu, un suburbio de Rio de Janeiro, con un million de habitantes y seis millones de ratas.
RATA pairs a zero magnification red dot optic tube/reflex-sight with any user supplied magnification device to provide the brain an artificial point of reference it can use to locate the target rapidly.