Meaning of “rate” - Learner’s Dictionary

rate

verb [ T ] uk us /reɪt/
JUDGE

to judge the quality or ability of someone or something:

How do you rate her as a singer?
DESERVE

to deserve something:

The incident didn't even rate a mention (= was not written about) in the local newspaper.

(Definition of “rate verb” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)