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Noun rate has 3 senses
  1. rate, charge per unit - amount of a charge or payment relative to some basis; "a 10-minute phone call at that rate would cost $5"
    --1 is a kind of charge
    --1 has particulars:
     pay rate, rate of pay; payment rate, rate of payment, repayment rate, installment rate; tax rate; interest rate, rate of interest; freight, freightage, freight rate; rate of depreciation, depreciation rate; rate of exchange, exchange rate; excursion rate; footage; linage, lineage; room rate
  2. rate - a magnitude or frequency relative to a time unit; "they traveled at a rate of 55 miles per hour"; "the rate of change was faster than expected"
    --2 is a kind of
    magnitude relation, quantitative relation
    --2 has particulars:
     acceleration; attrition rate, rate of attrition; birthrate, birth rate, fertility, fertility rate, natality; bits per second, bps; crime rate; data rate; deathrate, death rate, morbidity, mortality, mortality rate, fatality rate; dose rate; erythrocyte sedimentation rate, ESR, sedimentation rate, sed rate; flow, flow rate, rate of flow; flux; frequency, frequence, oftenness; gigahertz, GHz, gigacycle per second, gigacycle, Gc; growth rate, rate of growth; Hertz, Hz, cycle per second, cycles/second, cps, cycle; inflation rate, rate of inflation; jerk, rate of acceleration; kilohertz, kHz, kilocycle per second, kilocycle, kc; kilometers per hour, kilometres per hour, kph, km/h; megahertz, MHz, megacycle per second, megacycle, Mc; terahertz, THz; metabolic rate; miles per hour, mph; pace, gait; pulse, pulse rate, heart rate; respiratory rate, rate of respiration; revolutions per minute, rpm, rev; sampling rate; solar constant; spacing; speed, velocity; tempo, pace; words per minute, wpm
  3. pace, rate - the relative speed of progress or change; "he lived at a fast pace"; "he works at a great rate"; "the pace of events accelerated"
    --3 is a kind of temporal property
    --3 has particulars:
     speed, swiftness, fastness; beat; celerity, quickness, rapidity; slowness, deliberation, deliberateness, unhurriedness
Verb rate has 3 senses
  1. rate, rank, range, order, grade, place - assign a rank or rating to; "how would you rank these students?"; "The restaurant is rated highly in the food guide"
    --1 is one way to judge
    Sample sentence:
    Sam and Sue rate the movie
  2. rate - be worthy of or have a certain rating; "This bond rates highly"
    --2 is one way to
    Derived form: noun rating3
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s Adjective/Noun
    Something ----s something
  3. rate, value - estimate the value of; "How would you rate his chances to become President?"; "Gold was rated highly among the Romans"
    --3 is one way to measure, evaluate, valuate, assess, appraise, value
    Derived forms: noun rating1, noun rating2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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