Definition of Rate
(noun) A quantity measured in proportion to another quantity.
Types of Rate
- American English – /rAYt/
- British English – /rAYt/
International Phonetic Alphabet
- American English – /reɪt/
- British English – /reɪt/
- Plural: rates
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- Word origin of “rate” – Online Etymology Dictionary: etymonline.com
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Andersen, Margaret L., and Howard Francis Taylor. 2011. Sociology: The Essentials. 6th ed. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth.
Brym, Robert J., and John Lie. 2007. Sociology: Your Compass for a New World. 3rd ed. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth.
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Wikipedia contributors. (N.d.) Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Wikimedia Foundation. (https://en.wikipedia.org/).
Cite the Definition of Rate
ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2015. “rate.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved June 5, 2023 (https://sociologydictionary.org/rate/).
APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)
rate. (2015). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/rate/
Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2015. “rate.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed June 5, 2023. https://sociologydictionary.org/rate/.
MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)
“rate.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2015. Web. 5 Jun. 2023. <https://sociologydictionary.org/rate/>.