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rate

verb [T]
 
 
/reɪt/
JUDGE to judge the quality or ability of someone or something: How do you rate her as a singer?Analysing and evaluatingAssessing and estimating value
DESERVE to deserve something: The incident didn't even rate a mention (= was not written about) in the local newspaper.Deserving and deserved
(Definition of rate verb from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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