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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

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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. Jelena McWilliams:

    The more transparent and accountable we can be in the process of how we do things, I think, the more likely regulated agencies can give us genuine feedback, i am willing to take a look and review the CAMELS rating.

  2. Dan Mullen:

    I’ve known Ed for a long time. I like Ed, great coach, obviously, he won a national championship just a couple of years ago (in 2019). He hasn’t forgotten how to coach in that time frame, so I just think in today’s world with coaching, your rating as a coach is week-to-week, if not play-by-play on Saturdays. That’s not just him. That’s all of us, you know what I mean?

  3. Scott Drew:

    You look at the NET rating, and it’s not even close where the Big 12 is compared to the other leagues, and that’s because you’ve got a bunch of great teams. That means they don’t lose a lot, and they don’t lose at home hardly ever.

  4. Mansueto Almedia:

    This a bill that the government cannot pay, this raises the risk of our rating being downgraded.

  5. Grant Thornton:

    It appears that various potential strategies noted above were applied to ensure favorable ratings or to avoid the rating downgrade.

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