Definition of Rates

1. Noun. A local tax on property (usually used in the plural).




Definition of Rates

1. Noun. (plural of rate) ¹

2. Noun. (''British or Australian'') Taxes, usually on property, levelled by local government. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Rates

1. rate [v] - See also: rate

Lexicographical Neighbors of Rates

rateably
rated
ratel
rateless
ratelessly
ratels
ratemeter
ratemeters
ratepayer
ratepayers
ratepayers group
ratepayers groups
ratepaying
rater
raters
rates (current term)
ratfink
ratfinks
ratfish
ratfishes
rath
rathe
rathel
rather
rather than
rathering
ratherish
rathest
rathite
rathole

Literary usage of Rates

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Index of Economic Material in Documents of the States of the United States by Adelaide Rosalia Hasse (1908)
"Comparative stmt. of rates to East on deciduous fruits, giving destination, ... Same; showing reductions in rates on grain to SF (9 AR rr comrs. 1888: 54. ..."

2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"Commodity rates usually are lower than class rates; they are granted to most freight moving in large volume and particularly to heavy, bulky commodities ..."

3. Oecd Economic Surveys by OECD Economic Surveys (2005)
"This is important because, as discussed in Chapter 1, lower labour utilisation rates account for a considerable share of Chile's income gap with respect to ..."

4. The North American Review by Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge (1891)
"RAILWAY rates. BY GENERAL HORACE PORTER. As THE physician feels the pulse of the patient to ascertain the state of his health, ..."

5. The Journal of Heredity by American Genetic Association (1916)
"Decennial rates for at least two decades have been obtained in ... But in some of these the rates at earlier decades were incredibly low and the apparent ..."

6. Digest of Decisions of the Courts and Interstate Commerce Commission Under by Edward Beauchamp Peirce (1908)
"South Carolina points to Xew York, NY, melons, see "rates," 348. South Carolina and Georgia points to Pacific coast terminals ..."

7. Annual Report by New Jersey Civil Service Commission (1910)
"Electric rates reduced in 1909 from 5 to 4i cents per kilowatt EG 7 ... No change in rates except to apply the rates reported last at 96 and accrued ..."

8. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1906)
"Government regulation of railway rates, by HR Meyer. Review. J. Pol. Econ. ... Jl. Influence of rates on the Tehuantepec railroad. J: F. Wallace. ..."

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