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Rate may refer to:

Science and finance[edit]

  • Rate function, a function used to quantify the probabilities of a rare event
  • Rates (tax), a type of taxation system used to fund local government
  • Reaction rate in Chemistry
  • Exchange rate, specifies how much one currency is worth in terms of the other

Human growth[edit]

  • Birth rate, the natality or childbirths per 1,000 people per year
  • Mortality rate, a measure of the number of deaths in some population

Other uses[edit]

  • Rate (mathematics), a specific kind of ratio, in which two measurements are related to each other (often with respect to time)
    • Rate of travel, or velocity
    • Bit rate, number of bits that are conveyed or processed per unit of time
  • Naval rating or rate, terms used to designate specialty or seniority of enlisted naval personnel
  • Rate of a ship, a term indicating a sail ship's firepower in the British Royal Navy
  • Rates (Portuguese parish), a Portuguese parish and town located in the municipality of Póvoa de Varzim
  • RATE project, a young earth creationism research project

See also[edit]