at this/that rate

idiom

Definition of at this/that rate

: if things continue to happen in the same way they have been happening At this rate, the town's farmland will be gone within 20 years.

Learn More about at this/that rate

Statistics for at this/that rate

Cite this Entry

“At this/that rate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/at%20this%2Fthat%20rate. Accessed 30 Sep. 2020.

Comments on at this/that rate

What made you want to look up at this/that rate? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Challenging Vocabulary Quiz Returns!

  • stylized drawing of woman pole vaulting across gap to get trophy
  • Which is a synonym of fuliginous?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Syn City

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!