And yes, I understand that lawsuits against the White House rate as more newsworthy than lawsuits against the Supreme Court.
And the loss continues at the rate of a football-field-sized plot of land every 50 minutes.
The bottom is that you just can't get to 20 percent rate reductions by eliminating loopholes.
New homes sales, reported Monday, soared 18.6 percent from April, and were at the highest annual rate since 2008.
Prisoners even fill out questionnaires to rate the level of service.
She understood that he knew, or at any rate had his suspicions.
What, then, must be the population of the British empire if the increase in one city was at that rate?
Nothing more should be said about the money,—at any rate for the present.
At any rate, I won't be coward enough to try to hide it from her.
I have never done you any wrong—not wittingly and willfully, at any rate.
"estimated value or worth," early 15c., from Old French rate "price, value" and directly from Medieval Latin rata (pars) "fixed (amount)," from Latin rata "fixed, settled," fem. past participle of reri "to reckon, think" (see reason (n.)). Meaning "degree of speed" (prop. ratio between distance and time) is attested from 1650s. Currency exchange sense first recorded 1727. First-rate, second-rate, etc. are 1640s, from British Navy division of ships into six classes based on size and strength. Phrase at any rate originally (1610s) meant "at any cost;" weakened sense of "at least" is attested by 1760.
"to scold," late 14c., probably from Old French reter "to impute blame, accuse, find fault with," from Latin reputare "to count over, reflect," in Vulgar Latin, "to impute, blame" (see reputation). Related: Rated; rating.
"estimate the worth or value of," mid-15c., from rate (n.). Intransitive sense of "have a certain value, rank, or standing" is from 1809; specifically as "have high value" from 1928. Related: Rated; rating.
rate 1 (rāt)
A quantity measured with respect to another measured quantity.
A measure of a part with respect to a whole; a proportion.