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Noun: rating  rey-ting
  1. An appraisal of the value of something
    - evaluation, valuation
     
  2. Act of ascertaining or fixing the value or worth of
    - evaluation
     
  3. Standing or position on a scale
     
  4. (military) rank in a military organization
    - military rank, military rating, paygrade
Verb: rate  reyt
  1. Assign a rank or rating to
    "The restaurant is rated highly in the food guide";
    - rank, range, order, grade, place
     
  2. Be worthy of or have a certain rating
    "This bond rates highly"
     
  3. Evalulate how important or likely something is
    "Gold was rated highly among the Romans"; "How would you rate his chances to become President?";
    - value

Derived forms: ratings

Type of: appraisal, appraise, assess, assessment, be, evaluate, judge, judgement, judgment, measure, pass judgment, rank, scope, standing, valuate, value

Encyclopedia: Rating

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