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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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RET Capital offers flexible low-cost financing for wind and solar projects, a unique partnership model, and a deep bench of experienced professionals with unparalleled expertise in surmounting regulatory and financial obstacles.
In preclinical studies, BLU6864 induced tumor regression in disease models driven by the primary RET fusion and all predicted secondary resistance mutations.
They argue that the RET should be reduced to reflect the decrease in energy demand, that is doomed to fail and that it has little point going forward.
With no emission limit and price to make major emitters responsible for the pollution they cause, sectoral policies like the RET become much more important in meeting the government's emission reduction commitments," said John Connor, CEO at think-tank The Climate Institute.
When researchers blocked the ASCL1 protein in lung cancer cell lines expressing both genes, the level of RET decreased and tumor growth slowed.
Alternative mutations of BRAF, RET and NTRK1 are associated with similar but distinct gene expression patterns in papillary thyroid cancer.
The wild-type nucleotide sequence for each of the analyzed RET codons is listed in Fig.
True South Renewables, a wholly owned subsidiary of Solarrus Corporation, integrates the full capabilities of its O&M protocols with a suite of technical field data analysis, financial asset administration, and operational management in order to optimize the performance of solar PV assets acquired by RET.
Jim Datovech, LKC President, commented, "We believe that RET eval Complete will bring about an accessibility paradigm shift by enabling functional testing for acquired and inherited retinal eye diseases to be both cost effective and widely accessible to better meet the needs of ophthalmologists, optometrists, and hospitals and the patients that they serve.
The effect of a higher RET would be to increase their costs and risk losing the many thousands of Tasmanian jobs they provide.
The RET gene encodes a transmembrane receptor tyrosine kinase, RET (1,2), which is produced by enteric nervous system progenitors and functions, together with glial cell-line-derived neurotrophic factor (GDNF) family receptors, as the receptor for GDNF family ligands (3).
John Bright Trophy: Tuesday May 17 - Ernst & Young 185/5 in 16 overs (B Morrison 35 ret, P Evans 35 ret, H Richards3-20) No5 Chambers 139/5 in 16 overs (A Hafeez 35 ret, P Evans 2-11).