going rate

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of going rate

:the average or usual price that is charged for something
  • What's the going rate for a babysitter?

Word by Word Definitions

going play
  1. : an act or instance of going

  2. : behavior, actions

  3. : the condition of the ground (as for walking)

  1. : that goes

  2. : working, moving

  3. : living, existing

rate play
  1. : to rebuke angrily or violently

  2. : to drive away by scolding

  3. : to voice angry reprimands

  1. : reckoned value : valuation

  2. : estimation

  3. : a fixed quantity

  1. : allot

  2. : to set an estimate on : value, esteem

  3. : to determine or assign the relative rank or class of : grade


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