rater

noun
rat·​er | \ ˈrā-tər How to pronounce rater (audio) \

Definition of rater

1 : one that rates specifically : a person who estimates or determines a rating
2 : one having a specified rating or class usually used in combination first-rater

Examples of rater in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Controversial at first, the tower is now 90% leased, and 8,000 employees of tenants such as publishing giant Condé Nast and credit rater Moody’s have moved in. Giacomo Tognini, Forbes, 10 Sep. 2021 To become a rater requires three years of training, and each animal is rated by three separate raters. Mary Squillace, Robb Report, 26 July 2021 Lenchus said pregnant women appear to be vaccinated at a lower rater than others, possibly over disproven concerns about the vaccine’s effect on fertility or breastfeeding. David Fleshler, sun-sentinel.com, 24 Aug. 2021 To become a rater requires three years of training, and each animal is rated by three separate raters. Mary Squillace, Robb Report, 26 July 2021 The Journal relied on each rater’s taxonomy and score to create a common seven-point scale where lower values indicate superior ESG performance. Shane Shifflett, WSJ, 10 Aug. 2021 To become a rater requires three years of training, and each animal is rated by three separate raters. Mary Squillace, Robb Report, 26 July 2021 To become a rater requires three years of training, and each animal is rated by three separate raters. Mary Squillace, Robb Report, 26 July 2021 The reason for the disparity is that each rater creates scores using different data sources and procedures, often emphasizing different aspects of the companies’ behavior. Shane Shifflett, WSJ, 11 June 2021

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First Known Use of rater

1611, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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Last Updated

12 Sep 2021

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“Rater.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rater. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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