rate

6 ENTRIES FOUND:

1rate

verb

Definition of RATE

1
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?>
Synonyms deserve, merit, rate
Related Words entitle, qualify
2
to make an approximate or tentative judgment regarding <nowadays most motorists would probably rate their cell phone as an essential piece of electronic equipment>
3
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>
Synonyms be, grade, place, rate, stand
4
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, call, count, esteem, hold, look (on or upon), rate, reckon, regard, set down, view

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