Synonyms of rate in English:

rate


See definition of rate

noun

1‘a fixed rate of interest’

SYNONYMS

percentage, ratio, proportion, scale, standard

2‘boats can be hired for a reasonable daily rate’

SYNONYMS

charge, price, cost, tariff, hire, fare, figure, amount, outlay

tax, duty, levy, toll

fee, remuneration, pay, payment, wage, allowance

informal damage

3‘the rate of change was very fast’

SYNONYMS

speed, pace, tempo, velocity, momentum

gait

informal clip, lick


verb

1‘they were asked to rate their ability at different driving manoeuvres’

SYNONYMS

assess, evaluate, appraise, weigh up, judge, estimate, calculate, compute, gauge, measure, adjudge, value, put a value on

grade, rank, classify, class, categorize, position, place

2‘the scheme was rated as no more than moderately effective’

SYNONYMS

consider to be, judge to be, reckon to be, think to be, hold to be, deem to be, find to be

regard, account, esteem, mark down as, look on, count

3‘his statement rated only a brief mention near the end of the report’

SYNONYMS

merit, deserve, warrant, be worthy of, be worth, be entitled to, be deserving of, have a claim to, have a right to

4‘I think he's okay, but Benny doesn't rate him’

SYNONYMS

think highly of, have a high opinion of, admire, think much of, set much store by, hold in esteem, esteem, value, hold in high regard


Phrases

    at a rate of knots

      ‘it is obviously improving at a rate of knots’

      SYNONYMS

      rapidly, speedily, swiftly, quickly, fast, post-haste, at speed, at full speed, at the speed of light, at full tilt, as fast as one's legs can carry one, at a gallop

      informal

      promptly, immediately, briskly

      informal

      hastily, hurriedly, precipitately

      informal

      double quick, at a lick, hell for leather, pronto, at the double, at wasp speed, a mile a minute, like the wind, like a bomb, like a bat out of hell, like a scalded cat, like the deuce, like nobody's business, like lightning, like greased lightning, like a madman, like a madwoman

      British informal

      like the clappers, like billy-o

      North American informal

      lickety-split

      informal, literary

      apace

      ANTONYMS

      slowly

    at any rate

      ‘at any rate, I think I'm in with a chance’

      SYNONYMS

      in any case, anyhow, anyway, at all events, in any event, nevertheless

      whatever happens, no matter what happens, come what may, regardless, notwithstanding