**Rate Noun Synonyms**

rank, grade, class, classify, evaluate, estimate, calculate, compute, count, reckon, judge, gauge, assess, appraise, measure* How do you rate your chances of beating the champion.*

scold, berate, reprimand, rebuke, reproach, reprove, take to task, upbraid, censure, bawl out, dress down, chew out* I was rated severely for staying out after midnight.*

count, place, measure* She rates very high among her friends.*

**Rate Verb Synonyms**

percentage, scale, proportion* What is the current rate of interest on government savings bonds.*

measure, pace, gait, speed, velocity, clip* We moved along at a pretty fast rate. Rates of production must increase.*

charge, price, fee, tariff, figure, amount, toll* The rate for a hotel room has increased enormously in the past few years.*

Business / Finance / Stopping Curve Refunding Rate: A curve showing the refunding rates for different times at which the expected value of refunding immediately equals the expected value of waiting to refund. MORE

Business / Finance / Corporate Taxable Equivalent: The argument that double (corporate and individual) taxation of equity returns makes debt a cheaper financing method. MORE

Business / Finance / Investment Strategy Committee: A committee within a brokerage firm that conducts research and makes recommendations on the firm's stated investment strategy. MORE

Business / Finance / Internal Rate Of Return (IRR): Dollar-weighted rate of return. Discount rate at which net present value (NPV) investment is zero. The rate at which a bond's future cash flows, discounted back to today, equal its price. MORE

Business / Finance / After-Tax Real Rate Of Return: The after-tax rate of return minus the inflation rate. MORE

Business / Finance / Amortizing Interest Rate Swap: Swap in which the principal or notional amount rises (falls) as interest rates rise (decline). MORE