rate/ reɪt /

the amount of a charge or payment with reference to some basis of calculation:
a high rate of interest on loans.
a certain quantity or amount of one thing considered in relation to a unit of another thing and used as a standard or measure:
at the rate of 60 miles an hour.

verb (used with object), rat·ed, rat·ing.
to estimate the value or worth of; appraise:
to rate a student’s class performance.
to esteem, consider, or account:
He was rated one of the best writers around.

verb (used without object), rat·ed, rat·ing.
to have value, standing, etc.:
a performance that didn’t rate very high in the competition.
to have position in a certain class.

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