Noun Definition


1.Definition: a magnitude or frequency relative to a time unit

"They traveled at a rate of 55 miles per hour", "The rate of change was faster than expected"

Category: General

2.Definition: a quantity or amount or measure considered as a proportion of another quantity or amount or measure

"The literacy rate", "The retention rate", "The dropout rate"

Category: General

3.Definition: amount of a charge or payment relative to some basis

"A 10-minute phone call at that rate would cost $5"

Category: General

4.Definition: the relative speed of progress or change

"He lived at a fast pace", "He works at a great rate", "The pace of events accelerated"

Related Noun(s):pace

Category: General