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Part of speech: Noun

Amount, degree, speed, value, etc., estimated in proportion to a fixed standard; as, interest at a rate of five per cent; a rate of sixty miles an hour; price fixed or stated; as, theater rates; degree of value; as, goods bought at a low rate; in England, a tax or assessment; a grade or class; as, a first- rate, second- rate, etc.

Part of speech: Verb

To estimate; settle or fix the value, rank, or degree of; scold sharply.

Part of speech: Verb

To be estimated, be placed in a certain class or rank.

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