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
    informal

    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

    promptly, immediately, briskly

    hastily, hurriedly, precipitately

    informal

    p.d.q., pretty damn quick, 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

    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