rate at (something)

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rate at (something)

1. To have or earn a particular rating level. The newer model is rated at a much higher energy yield than older machines. They say the battery is rated at roughly three hours per charge, but I've never gotten longer than a single hour out of it.
2. To assign someone or something a particular rating or score. In this usage, a noun or pronoun is used between "rate" and "at." The Sunday Inquirer rated the comedian at a stellar 4.5 out of 5 stars. I personally enjoyed the film despite its flaws, but I'd probably rate it more objectively at a 6 out of 10. The packaging rates the light bulb at a Level A in energy consumption.
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rate something at something

to assign a particular level of rating to something. I rate this brand at about a B-. The broker rated this stock at a buy.
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Jews rated themselves at 91 and rated Muslims at 51, up from 35 three years ago.
Participants rated themselves at three points during the semester.
The self-employed rated themselves at 6.9 while employees only gave themselves 6.5.