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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (4)

1. an appraisal of the value of something;
- Example: "he set a high valuation on friendship"
[syn: evaluation, valuation, rating]

2. act of ascertaining or fixing the value or worth of;
[syn: evaluation, rating]

3. standing or position on a scale;

4. rank in a military organization;
[syn: military rank, military rating, paygrade, rating]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Rate \Rate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Rated; p. pr. & vb. n. Rating.] 1. To set a certain estimate on; to value at a certain price or degree. [1913 Webster] To rate a man by the nature of his companions is a rule frequent indeed, but not infallible. --South. [1913 Webster] You seem not high enough your joys to rate. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. To assess for the payment of a rate or tax. [1913 Webster] 3. To settle the relative scale, rank, position, amount, value, or quality of; as, to rate a ship; to rate a seaman; to rate a pension. [1913 Webster] 4. To ratify. [Obs.] "To rate the truce." --Chapman. [1913 Webster] To rate a chronometer, to ascertain the exact rate of its gain or loss as compared with true time, so as to make an allowance or computation dependent thereon. [1913 Webster] Syn: To value; appraise; estimate; reckon. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

rating n 1: an appraisal of the value of something; "he set a high valuation on friendship" [syn: evaluation, valuation, rating] 2: act of ascertaining or fixing the value or worth of [syn: evaluation, rating] 3: standing or position on a scale 4: rank in a military organization [syn: military rank, military rating, paygrade, rating]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

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