Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Perh. fr. E. rate, v. t., to value at a certain rate, to estimate, but more prob. fr. Sw. rata, to find fault, to blame, to despise, to hold cheap; cf. Icel. hrat, refuse, hrati, rubbish
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
M. E. raten, acc. to Skeat, from O. Fr. aretter, to impute—L. ad, to, reputāre, to count. Others explain as Scand., Sw. rata, to reject.
The rate of interest method is the usual method in the commercial world.
"The Young Farmer: Some Things He Should Know" by Thomas Forsyth Hunt
I ain't a bit afeard of you at any rate.
"The Vicar of Bullhampton" by Anthony Trollope
The length of the full step in double time is 36 inches; the cadence is at the rate of 180 steps per minute.
"Manual of Military Training" by James A. Moss
It was a tawdry affair, all Cupids and cornucopias, like a third-rate wedding cake.
"The Picture of Dorian Gray" by Oscar Wilde
Much of the land that now appears wet and marshy will in time be drained, and be the first rate soil for farming.
"A New Guide for Emigrants to the West" by J. M. Peck
Would you then make the rate that the five are paying a minimum rate?
"The Settlement of Wage Disputes" by Herbert Feis
Why, for example, is the rate of suicide strictly dependent everywhere upon season and weather?
"McClure's Magazine, Vol 31, No 2, June 1908" by Various
At any rate, it would improve the character of the people.
"British Socialism" by J. Ellis Barker
As it must be done, let it at any rate be said that they had done it.
"The Life of Cicero" by Anthony Trollope
And now, should she decide in Lord George's favour, would she be saved at any rate from that danger.
"Is He Popenjoy?" by Anthony Trollope
Moreover I rate it unseemly
To hold that kind Heaven
Could work such device—to her ruin
And my misery.
"My Cicely" by Thomas Hardy
Since all Lodi, low and head ones,
Seem to pass that story by,
It may be the Lodi-bred ones
Rate it truly, and not I.
"The Bridge Of Lodi" by Thomas Hardy
It was a steed of noblest kind,
In spirit and in limb,
On which the desp'rate knight design'd
To the king's ship to swim!
"The Fatal Horse" by William Hayley
True! Thy resplendent rivers run,
And safe beneath a temp'rate sun
Springs the young verdure of thy plain,
Nor dreads a torrid Eastern reign.
"To Ireland" by William Drennan
How rate we now all griefs and scorn
That filled our youth with bitterness!
We had not known the Christ is born
But that we sought for One to bless!
"The Magi To The Star" by Mary Hannay Foott
My passions, and my appetites restrain,
That I henceforth no wicked act may do;
But may, o'er sin, a perfect conquest gain,
And that invet'rate enemy subdue.
"A Morning Prayer, To Be Us'd After A Person Is Up, Wash'd, And Dress'd" by Rees Prichard
"Last Ounce of Courage" Rated PG for thematic elements, some war images and brief smoking Release date: Sept 14 Rating: unpolished .
That rating is the highest rating assigned.
Santa Clarita's unemployment rate ticked up to 6.3 percent in October from 6.2 percent in September, while the nation's seasonally adjusted jobless rate moved to 7.9 percent over the month from 7.8 percent.
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EAST BRUNSWICK — The Middlesex Water Company 's recent rate increase won't affect rates in the township.
The council in November approved a 5 percent water rate increase for city customers effective in December as a result of Gwinnett County raising the rate it charges the city.
The employees' fixed payout rate, or the annual percentage allowed to be withdrawn, is based on the average benefit rate at which they acquired the annuities over time.
Baltimore County has maintained its top bond ratings from the major rating agencies, county officials said Friday.
NBC is marking a ratings achievement that it just pulled off for the first time in nine years: The Peacock Network won the ratings battle during premiere week in the key demographic of viewers 18-49, TVLine.com reports.
Conditions at Lexington, Blue Grass Airport, KY. President Barack Obama says he will not agree to any budget deal that extends current tax rates for the wealthiest taxpayers and says their rates should rise to help raise revenue.
Fixed Rate Mortgage or Adjustable Rate Mortgage.
Fed to keep rates low until jobless rate hits 6.5.
The tax rate for operating expenses was set at $3.2512 and the rate for debt services at $0.6622, combining for a total tax rate of $3.9134.
Says Big Island customers are seeing slightly lower rates - but all other islands saw their rates go up.
Qualitatively, when β is small, and injection rates are faster than extraction rates (α > β ), the rate-limiting process is the exit step at i = N .
Ribosome recycling, diffusion, and mRNA loop formation in translational regulation
Exponential tightness and study of the rate function S Since the rate function S is the contraction of the relative entropy I (.|W ), it is clearly a good rate function.
Large deviations and stochastic calculus for large random matrices
The crosses correspond to the Level-1 rate, the circles to the HLT rate, and the triangles to the rate for a corrected E=T algorithm applied at the HLT.
The CMS High Level Trigger
Ruﬄe & Herbst (2000) found that a rate equation model using the scan rates of Katz et al. (1999) gives better agreement with the Monte Carlo models, than do models which utilize the fast scan rate.
Turbulence driven diffusion in protoplanetary disks - chemical effects in the outer disk
We found that the approximate rates from Dubrovich & Grachev (2005) were overestimated, and instead we considered a scaled rate in order to agree with the numerical n = 3 two-photon rate.
The effect of forbidden transitions on cosmological hydrogen and helium recombination