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Noun rating has 4 senses
  1. evaluation, valuation, rating - an appraisal of the value of something; "he set a high valuation on friendship"
    --1 is a kind of appraisal, assessment
    --1 has particulars:
     overvaluation; undervaluation; pricing; reevaluation; mark, grade, score; bond rating
    Derived form: verb rate3
  2. evaluation, rating - act of ascertaining or fixing the value or worth of
    --2 is a kind of judgment, judgement, assessment
    --2 has particulars: marking, grading, scoring
    Derived form: verb rate3
  3. rating - standing or position on a scale
    --3 is a kind of
    Derived form: verb rate2
  4. military rank, military rating, paygrade, rating - rank in a military organization
    --4 is a kind of rank
    --4 has particulars: flag rank
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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