What does Rating mean?

Definitions for Rating
ˈreɪ tɪŋrat·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. evaluation, valuation, ratingnoun

    an appraisal of the value of something

    "he set a high valuation on friendship"

  2. evaluation, ratingnoun

    act of ascertaining or fixing the value or worth of

  3. ratingnoun

    standing or position on a scale

  4. military rank, military rating, paygrade, ratingnoun

    rank in a military organization


  1. ratingnoun

    A position on a scale

  2. ratingnoun

    An evaluation of status, especially of financial status

    They have a poor credit rating.

  3. ratingnoun

    A number, letter, or other mark that refers to the ability of something.

    He has a high chess rating.

  4. ratingnoun

    A seaman in a warship

  5. ratingnoun

    The status of a seaman, corresponding to rank in officers.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Rating

    of Rate


  1. Rating

    The Rating of an electrical appliance indicates the voltage at which the appliance is designed to work and the current consumption at that voltage. These figures are usually displayed on a rating plate attached to the appliance, e.g. 230 volts, 3 amperes. The rating of the appliance is the Power it consumes. Power is measured in Watts and is the product of volts and amperes. The example above would have a rating of 690 Watts.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. rating

    The station a person holds on the ship's books.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Rating' in Nouns Frequency: #2070

Anagrams for Rating »

  1. taring

  2. gratin

  3. tringa

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Rating in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Rating in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of Rating in a Sentence

  1. Chief Executive Officer Lawrence Culp:

    We intend to maintain a disciplined financial policy, targeting a sustainable credit rating in the single-A range ... ultimately a dividend level in line with our peers.

  2. Susanna Visser:

    Despite the increase, we found that physicians are using the standard behavior rating scales and incorporating feedback from adults outside the family, this should really give us some confidence that physicians are using recommended practices for diagnosis.

  3. Marcus Kuhnert:

    We want to reduce the loans very aggressively within two to three years to stabilise our credit rating and to regain financial leeway for further acquisitions.

  4. Jaroslaw Janecki:

    We had expected a deterioration in sentiment (in Poland) due to a more adverse situation on financial markets and as a result of the cut in the Polish rating, these two factors for sure had an impact on the assessment of the situation by those who participated in the poll.

  5. Raul Gonzalez:

    Volatility this year was enormous, the oil hedging program is necessary. It offers stability amid public finance and budget challenges. It’s expensive but has generated benefits, it prevents the country losing its investment grade rating and guarantees solvency.

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    worthy of reliance or trust
    • A. suspicious
    • B. dependable
    • C. obnoxious
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