rate


rate is worth 10 points in the game of Scrabble

Definitions for the word, rate
(n.) A tax or sum assessed by authority on property for public use, according to its income or value; esp., in England, a local tax; as, parish rates; town rates.
(n.) Established portion or measure; fixed allowance.
(n.) Order; arrangement.
(n.) Ratification; approval.
(n.) That which is established as a measure or criterion; degree; standard; rank; proportion; ratio; as, a slow rate of movement; rate of interest is the ratio of the interest to the principal, per annum.
(n.) The class of a merchant vessel for marine insurance, determined by its relative safety as a risk, as A1, A2, etc.
(n.) The gain or loss of a timepiece in a unit of time; as, daily rate; hourly rate; etc.
(n.) The order or class to which a war vessel belongs, determined according to its size, armament, etc.; as, first rate, second rate, etc.
(n.) Valuation; price fixed with relation to a standard; cost; charge; as, high or low rates of transportation.
(v. i.) To be set or considered in a class; to have rank; as, the ship rates as a ship of the line.
(v. i.) To make an estimate.
(v. t.) To assess for the payment of a rate or tax.
(v. t.) To ratify.
(v. t.) To set a certain estimate on; to value at a certain price or degree.
(v. t.) 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.
(v. t. & i.) To chide with vehemence; to scold; to censure violently.

21 words found in the Scrabble word, rate


4 letter words

tare 4
tear 4

3 letter words

are 3
art 3
ate 3
ear 3
eat 3
era 3
eta 3
rat 3
ret 3
tae 3
tar 3
tea 3

2 letter words

ae 2
ar 2
at 2
er 2
et 2
re 2
ta 2


Scrabble letter values
A is 1 points
B is 3 points
C is 3 points
D is 2 points
E is 1 points
F is 4 points
G is 2 points
H is 4 points
I is 1 points
J is 8 points
K is 5 points
L is 1 points
M is 3 points
N is 1 points
O is 1 points
P is 3 points
Q is 10 points
R is 1 points
S is 1 points
T is 1 points
U is 1 points
V is 4 points
W is 4 points
X is 8 points
Y is 4 points
Z is 10 points

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