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Rate Rate, v. t. & i. [Perh. fr. E. rate, v. t., to value at a
certain rate, to estimate, but more prob. fr. Sw. rata to
find fault, to blame, to despise, to hold cheap; cf. Icel.
hrat refuse, hrati rubbish.]
To chide with vehemence; to scold; to censure violently.
Go, rate thy minions, proud, insulting boy! --Shak.
Conscience is a check to beginners in sin, reclaiming
them from it, and rating them for it. --Barrow.
Rate Rate, v. i.
1. To be set or considered in a class; to have rank; as, the
ship rates as a ship of the line.
2. To make an estimate.
RateRate Rate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Rated; p. pr. & vb. n.
1. To set a certain estimate on; to value at a certain price
To rate a man by the nature of his companions is a
rule frequent indeed, but not infallible. --South.
You seem not high enough your joys to rate.
2. To assess for the payment of a rate or tax.
3. To settle the relative scale, rank, position, amount,
value, or quality of; as, to rate a ship; to rate a
seaman; to rate a pension.
4. To ratify. [Obs.] ``To rate the truce.' --Chapman.
To rate a chronometer, to ascertain the exact rate of its
gain or loss as compared with true time, so as to make an
allowance or computation depended thereon.
Syn: To value; appraise; estimate; reckon.
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