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rated

verb , past tense of rate

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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?
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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
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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
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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
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rated

verb , past tense of rate

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to criticize (someone) severely or angrily especially for personal failings
  • a tyrannical father who usually spent most of dinnertime rating his children on their alleged multitude of failings
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