US: /ˈɹeɪt/
UK: /ɹˈe‍ɪt/

English Vietnamese dictionary

rate /reit/
  • danh từ
    • tỷ lệ
    • tốc độ
      • at the rate of ten kilometres an hour: tốc độ mười kilômét một giờ
      • rate of fire: (quân sự) tốc độ bắn
      • rate of climb: (hàng không) tốc độ bay lên
      • rate of chemical reaction: tốc độ phản ứng hoá học
      • rate of radioactive decay: tốc độ phân ra phóng xạ
    • giá, suất, mức (lương...)
      • rate of exchange: giá hối đoái, tỉ giá hối đoái
      • special rates: giá đặc biệt
      • to live at a high rate: sống mức cao
      • rate of living: mức sống
    • thuế địa phương
    • hạng, loại
      • first rate: loại một, hạng nhất
    • sự đánh giá, sự ước lượng
      • to value something at a low rate: đánh giá thấp cái gì
    • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ) sự sắp hạng (học sinh)
    • (kỹ thuật) sự tiêu thụ (nước)
    • at an easy rate
      • rẻ, với giá phải chăng
    • dễ dàng, không khó khăn gì
      • to win success at on easy rate: thắng lợi dễ dàng
    • at any rate
      • dù sao đi nữa, trong bất cứ trường hợp nào
    • at this (that) rate
      • nếu thế, nếu như vậy; trong trường hợp như vậy
  • ngoại động từ
    • đánh gia, ước lượng, ước tính; định giá
      • to rate somebody too high: đánh giá ai quá cao
      • the copper coinage is rated much above its real value: tiền đồng được định giá cao hơn giá trị của nó nhiều
    • coi, xem như
      • he was rated the best poet of his time: ông ta được coi la nhà thơ lớn nhất đương thời
    • đánh thuế; định giá để đánh thuế
      • what is this imported bicycle rated at?: cái xe đạp nhập khẩu này đánh thuế bao nhiêu?
    • xếp loại (tàu xe...)
    • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ) sắp hạng (học sinh)
    • nội động từ
      • được coi như, được xem như, được xếp loại
      • to rate up
        • bắt phải trả một số tiền bảo hiểm cao hơn
    • động từ
      • mắng mỏ, xỉ vả, mắng nhiếc tàn tệ
      • ngoại động từ & nội động từ
        • (như) ret

      Advanced English dictionary

      noun, verb
      + noun
      1 [C] a measurement of the speed at which sth happens: Most people walk at an average rate of 5 kilometres an hour. + The number of reported crimes is increasing at an alarming rate. + Figures published today show another fall in the rate of inflation. + At the rate you work, you'll never finish!
      2 [C] a measurement of the number of times sth happens or exists during a particular period: Local businesses are closing at a / the rate of three a year. + a high / low / rising rate of unemployment + the annual crime / divorce rate + His pulse rate dropped suddenly. + a high success / failure rate
      See also - BIRTH RATE, DEATH RATE
      3 [C] a fixed amount of money that is charged or paid for sth: advertising / insurance / postal rates + a low / high hourly rate of pay + We offer special reduced rates for students. + a fixed-rate mortgage (= one in which the amount of money repaid each month is fixed for a particular period) + the basic rate of tax (= the lowest amount that is paid by everyone) + exchange / interest rates + rates of exchange / interest
      See also - BASE RATE
      4 (rates) [pl.] (in Britain) a tax paid by businesses to a local authority for land and buildings that they use and in the past also paid by anyone who owned a house: business rates
      Idioms: at any rate (spoken)
      1 used to say that a particular fact is true in spite of what has happened in the past or what may happen in the future: Well, that's one good piece of news at any rate. + I may be away on business next week but at any rate I'll be back by Friday.
      2 used to show that you are being more accurate about sth that you have just said: He said he'll be coming tomorrow. At any rate, I think that's what he said.
      3 used to show that what you have just said is not as important as what you are going to say: There were maybe 60 or 70 people there. At any rate, the room was packed.
      at a rate of knots (BrE, informal) very quickly: She's getting through her winnings at a rate of knots.
      at this / that rate (spoken) used to say what will happen if a particular situation continues to develop in the same way: At this rate, we'll soon be bankrupt.
      more at GOING adj.
      + verb (not used in the progressive tenses)
      1 ~ sb/sth (as) sth
      ~ as sth to have or think that sb/sth has a particular level of quality, value, etc: [VN] The university is highly rated for its research. + They rated him highly as a colleague. + [VN-ADJ] Voters continue to rate education high on their list of priorities. + [VN-N] The show was rated (as) a success by critics and audiences. + [V] The match rated as one of their worst defeats. + [V-ADJ] I'm afraid our needs do not rate very high with this administration.
      2 [VN] (informal) to think that sb/sth is good: What did you think of the movie? I didn't rate it myself.
      3 [usually passive] to place sb/sth in a particular position on a scale in relation to similar people or things
      Synonym: RANK
      [VN] The schools were rated according to their exam results. + a top-rated programme + [VN-N] She is currently rated number two in the world.
      4 [VN] to be good, important, etc. enough to be treated in a particular way
      Synonym: MERIT
      The incident didn't even rate a mention in the press. + Her death only rated a few lines in the local paper.
      5 [VN] [usually passive] to state that a film/movie or video is suitable for a particular audience: The cartoon was rated PG.
      See also - X-RATED, ZERO-RATED

      Thesaurus dictionary

      1 measure, pace, gait, speed, velocity, Colloq clip:
      We moved along at a pretty fast rate. Rates of production must increase
      2 charge, price, fee, tariff, figure, amount; toll:
      The rate for a hotel room has increased enormously in the past few years
      3 percentage, scale, proportion:
      What is the current rate of interest on government savings bonds?
      4 Usually, -rate. rank, grade, place, standing, status, position, class, classification, kind, sort, type, rating, status, worth, value, valuation, evaluation:
      After a few years, he had improved from a second-rate typist to a first-rate secretary
      5 at any rate. in any case, in any event, anyway, at all events, anyhow, under any circumstances, regardless, notwithstanding:
      At any rate, with their last child out of university, they have no more worries about paying education costs.
      6 rank, grade, class, classify, evaluate, estimate, calculate, compute, count, reckon, judge, gauge, assess, appraise, measure:
      How do you rate your chances of beating the champion?
      7 merit, be entitled to, deserve, be worthy of, have a claim to:
      The play doesn't rate all the attention it's been getting in the press
      8 count, place, measure:
      She rates very high among her friends.
      scold, berate, reprimand, rebuke, reproach, reprove, take to task, upbraid, censure, Colloq bawl out, dress down, US and Canadian chew out:
      I was rated severely for staying out after midnight.

      Collocation dictionary

      1 speed/frequency


      constant, expected, regular, steady | slow
      the slow rate of change
      | fast, rapid | alarming, phenomenal
      The costs of the project are rising at an alarming rate.
      | low
      There is a low survival rate among babies born before 22 weeks.
      | high | ever-increasing, rocketing | seasonally-adjusted
      The seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate in December stood at 5%.
      | success | divorce, marriage | death, mortality |
      survival | birth, fertility |
      accident | crime | growth, inflation | metabolic, pulse, respiratory
      We need to eat less as we get older and our metabolic rate slows down.

      VERB + RATE

      improve, increase, speed up | cut, hold down, reduce, slow down
      trying to hold down the rate of inflation
      | stabilize | maintain | increase

      RATE + VERB

      be/go/shoot up, grow, increase, rise, rocket, skyrocket, soar | be/come/go down, decline, decrease, drop, fall, plummet, plunge, slow, slip


      at a/the ~
      The water was escaping at a rate of 200 gallons a minute.

      2 amount of money paid


      competitive, cheap, low, moderate, reasonable
      We have a wide range of vehicles available for hire at competitive rates. Calls are cheap rate after 6 p.m.
      | extortionate, high | excellent, good | poor
      The account offers a poor rate of interest.
      | fixed, flat
      You can opt to pay a flat rate for unlimited Internet access.
      | usual | going
      I'll pay you at the going rate (= the present usual rate of payment).
      | variable | annual, hourly, weekly | base, basic, standard | top
      paying the top rate of tax
      | average | market
      current market rates for borrowing
      | group, preferential, reduced
      Ask about the special group rates for entrance to the house and gardens.
      | bank, exchange, interest, lending, mortgage, tax

      VERB + RATE

      determine, fix, set | increase, lift, put up, raise | cut, lower, reduce | hold
      We will hold these rates until 1 April.
      | charge
      They charge the usual rate of interest.
      | pay | give (sb), offer (sb)

      RATE + VERB

      go/shoot up, increase, rise
      Their hourly rates have gone up.
      | come/go down, drop | fluctuate
      Exchange rates are fluctuating wildly.
      | apply to sth
      Standard rates of interest apply to these loans.


      at a/the ~
      borrowing money at a high rate of interest
      | ~ for
      the average rate for an unskilled worker
      | ~ of
      an increase in the rate of taxation


      a drop in interest rates, a rise in mortgage rates, etc.
      a one-point rise in base lending rates | a rate of returnsafe investments which give a good rate of return

      More information about PER CENT


      indicators ~ be down/up
      With the share price down at 234p, it might be time to start buying. The CAC index was up 18.84 points.

      ~ reach sth, stand at sth
      Consumer confidence reached a 30-year high. Second quarter sales stood at £ 18 billion.

      ~ be/remain unchanged
      The 100 Share Index remained unchanged at 5297.

      ~ gain (sth)
      The share gained 19 cents to close at 4.38.

      ~ suffer (sth)
      Profit margins suffered when the company lowered prices to remain competitive.

      ~ climb, edge up, go up, increase ( ~ increase in value
      for currencies
      ), jump, rise, rocket, shoot up, skyrocket, soar (
      +by, from, to or no preposition
      Earnings per share climbed from 3.5p to 5.1p. The pound has increased in value relative to the euro. Profits have shot up by a staggering 25%. Oil prices have skyrocketed.

      ~ come/go down, crash, decline, decrease ( ~ decrease in value
      for currencies
      ), dive, drop, fall, plummet, plunge, shrink, slip, slump (
      +by, from, to or no preposition
      Banana exports crashed nearly 50%. The pound fell to a 14-year low against the dollar. Net income plummeted to USD 3.7 million.

      Concise English dictionary

      +amount of a charge or payment relative to some basis
      +a magnitude or frequency relative to a time unit
      +the relative speed of progress or change
      +a quantity or amount or measure considered as a proportion of another quantity or amount or measure
      +assign a rank or rating to
      +be worthy of or have a certain rating
      +estimate the value of