to be or make worthy of (as a reward or punishment) <how does a summer intern rate a new computer when I've been told to make do with this clunker?>
to make an approximate or tentative judgment regarding <nowadays most motorists would probably rate their cell phone as an “essential” piece of electronic equipment> Related Words adjudge
to take or have a certain position within a group arranged in vertical classes <a restaurant that consistently rates high in all the standard categories>
to think of in a particular way <I would rate her my best friend; after all, she's always been there when I needed her> Synonyms account
, set down
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