rated

rated
rate rate 2 verb
1. [transitive] to think that someone or something has a particular quality, value, or standard:
rate be rated ( as) something

• The Salzburg Sheraton is rated as one of the city's best hotels.

• I rate this agreement highly as an achievement by the two governments.

2. [intransitive, transitive] to be considered as having a particular quality, value, or standard:
rate as

• It rates as one of the most comfortable PC keyboards I've tried.

• The SLR can hardly be rated as a precision piece of equipment.

3. [transitive] FINANCE to measure the risk of investing in or lending to a company, local authority etc:

• Moody's Investors Service Inc. has rated the bonds single-A-1.

• Richard Simon of Goldman Sachs has rated Paramount stock a `hold' for the past year.

— rated adjective [not before a noun] :

• The bonds are insured and triple-A-rated.

4. [transitive] to measure the performance of a ship or machine so it can be put in a particular class
— rated adjective :

• Each machine has a rated capacity of (= ability to produce ) 600 tonnes per hour.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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