rate

(redirected from rated)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Financial, Acronyms, Idioms.
Related to rated: rated power

rate

1. 
a. a price or charge with reference to a standard or scale
b. (as modifier): a rate card
2. a charge made per unit for a commodity, service, etc.
3. a wage calculated against a unit of time

rate

[rāt]
(science and technology)
The amount of change of some quantity during a time interval divided by the length of the time interval.
References in periodicals archive ?
Best Company, Ambest Road, Oldwick, New Jersey 08858 Number of companies rated (% with highest rating): 881 (7%) Rating scale *: A++, A+, A, A-, B, C, D, E
Class M-9 rated 'BBB-' is placed on Rating Watch Negative;
One of the project participants - Omaha Metropolitan Utilities District natural gas utility (MUD), rated 'AA' with a Stable Outlook by Fitch.
The classes M-B-1 through M-B-6 certificates are not rated by Fitch.
In other words, Fitch believes an 'A' rated GO bond will have a lower default risk than an 'A' rated airport, which will have a lower default risk than an 'A' rated corporate or industrial development bond.
In particular, the default rate among issuers rated 'CCC' or lower was unusually low in 2006.