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Webster 1913 Edition


Rater

Rat′er

(rāt′ẽr)
,
Noun.
One who rates or estimates.

Rat′er

,
Noun.
One who rates or scolds.

Webster 1828 Edition


Rater

RA'TER

,
Noun.
One who sets a value on or makes an estimate.

Definition 2022


rater

rater

English

Noun

rater (plural raters)

  1. One who provides a rating or assessment.
    The three raters agreed on the score.
  2. One who rates or scolds.

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French

Etymology

From earlier rater (to miss, fail to hit, fail, complete unsuccessfully", in reference to a weapon, "to misfire, fail to fire), from the expression (1651) prendre un rat (to misfire, literally to take a rat), from rat (rat). More at rat.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ʁa.te/

Verb

rater

  1. (transitive) to miss (an event or a thing)
    Il va rater le car
    He's going to miss the bus
  2. (intransitive) to fail
  3. (transitive, informal) to **** up; to mess up

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Ladin

Verb

rater

  1. to yield (a return)

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Norwegian Bokmål

Noun

rater m

  1. indefinite plural of rate