Synonyms of rates


1. rates, tax, taxation, revenue enhancement

usage: a local tax on property (usually used in the plural)


1. rates, tax, taxation, revenue enhancement

usage: a magnitude or frequency relative to a time unit; "they traveled at a rate of 55 miles per hour"; "the rate of change was faster than expected"

2. rate, magnitude relation, quantitative relation

usage: amount of a charge or payment relative to some basis; "a 10-minute phone call at that rate would cost $5"

3. rate, charge per unit, charge

usage: the relative speed of progress or change; "he lived at a fast pace"; "he works at a great rate"; "the pace of events accelerated"

4. pace, rate, temporal property

usage: a quantity or amount or measure considered as a proportion of another quantity or amount or measure; "the literacy rate"; "the retention rate"; "the dropout rate"


1. rate, rank, range, order, grade, place, evaluate, pass judgment, judge

usage: assign a rank or rating to; "how would you rank these students?"; "The restaurant is rated highly in the food guide"

2. rate, be

usage: be worthy of or have a certain rating; "This bond rates highly"

3. rate, value, measure, evaluate, valuate, assess, appraise, value

usage: estimate the value of; "How would you rate his chances to become President?"; "Gold was rated highly among the Romans"

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