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Definitions for rating
ˈreɪ tɪŋrat·ing

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word rating.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. evaluation, valuation, rating(noun)

    an appraisal of the value of something

    "he set a high valuation on friendship"

  2. evaluation, rating(noun)

    act of ascertaining or fixing the value or worth of

  3. rating(noun)

    standing or position on a scale

  4. military rank, military rating, paygrade, rating(noun)

    rank in a military organization


  1. rating(Noun)

    A position on a scale

  2. rating(Noun)

    An evaluation of status, especially of financial status

    They have a poor credit rating.

  3. rating(Noun)

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

    He has a high chess rating.

  4. rating(Noun)

    A seaman in a warship

  5. rating(Noun)

    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

How to pronounce rating?

  1. Alex
    US English

How to say rating in sign language?

  1. rating


  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. Ioan Smith:

    The rating is now one level above junk, but it makes it even more of a certainty that the ECB will do something.

  2. Richard Feinberg:

    A comprehensive deal would go a long way toward normalizing Cuba's international financial relations and gaining access to official trade credits, however, a deal with the Paris Club will not get Cuba a good international credit rating. That can only come from more robust export earnings and a healthier sustainable balance of payments.

  3. Luis Costa:

    It's a relief rally, again we are seeing rating agencies showing a big distortion in how they see credit risk.

  4. Dominic Bunning:

    South Africa still has a lot of challenges and there is the Fitch rating decision to come this month, but they haven't been downgraded ... cyclically there is still room for the rand to do a bit better.

  5. Jonas Larsen:

    I'm not aware of Netflix having some sort of farm system or talent pipeline, for us, stand-up is our DNA. It's the cornerstone of what we do in development every day. But we're careful to make sure we're building careers, not just trying to get a great rating for a special.

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