Bedeutung von “rate” — Learner’s Dictionary


noun [ C ] us uk /reɪt/
The accident rate has fallen in recent years.The country has a high infant mortality rate.The government says the crime rate has fallen.New forms of treatment have increased the survival rate.Divorce rates have risen in the last twenty years.

B2 how often something happens, or how many people something happens to:

the birth rate
the rate of unemployment

B2 a fixed amount of money given for something:

the interest/exchange rate
rates of pay

B2 the speed at which something happens:

the rate of progress
at this rate

used before saying what will happen if a situation continues in the same way:

At this rate we're not going to be there till midnight.
at any rate

used before saying one fact that is certain in a situation that you are generally not certain about:

Well, at any rate we need her to be there.

very good, bad, or very bad:

→ See also birth rate , exchange rate

(Definition von “rate noun” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)