rate

Definition

A value describing one quantity in terms of another quantity. A common type of rate is a quantity expressed in terms of time, such as percent change per year.

Use rate in a sentence

The rate of change was accelerating at an exponentially increasing rate and we saw no reason for this trend to stop.

​ Was this Helpful? YES  NO 25 out of 25 people found this helpful.

At this rate, there would be no money left for our trip in the summer, which was a bummer because I really wanted to go.

​ Was this Helpful? YES  NO 25 out of 25 people found this helpful.

As the rate of pay for minimum wage rises, so does cost of living expenses such as electric, oil, gas for a car, rent, food and other necessities.

​ Was this Helpful? YES  NO 25 out of 25 people found this helpful.

Show more usage examples...

Browse by Letter: # A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
adjusted exercise price constant maturity swap