UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈreɪtɪŋ/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈreɪtɪŋ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(rāting)

From the verb rate: (⇒ conjugate)
rating is: Click the infinitive to see all available inflections
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
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Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
  1. [customer, guest, visitor, user, member] rating
  2. [hotel, restaurant, resort, service] ratings
  3. [hotel] ratings by [customers]
  4. the [show, album, movie] has great ratings
  5. has gone [up, down] in the ratings
  6. has [moved, shot] up the ratings
  7. has the [highest, best, lowest] rating
  8. the [highest] -possible rating
  9. has a [poor, fair, good, fantastic] rating
  10. television ratings
  11. the show's ratings
  12. trying to improve their ratings
  13. give your rating (of)
  14. your rating on a scale of one to [ten]
  15. the best according to consumer ratings
  16. not according to consumer ratings
  17. [check, view, ask for] your credit rating
  18. was denied due to a [poor, bad] credit rating
  19. get your credit rating
  20. economics: has [downgraded, updated, upgraded] the country's rating
  21. economics: downgraded to [junk, B, C] rating
  22. economics: a bond rating of [junk]
n as adj
  1. works at a ratings agency
WordReference English Collocations © 2020


Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
  1. [pay, tax, interest, divorce, unemployment, growth, exchange] rate
  2. a [standard, fixed, variable, flat] rate (of)
  3. the [pass, failure, success] rate
  4. the government has [cut, raised, frozen] tax rates
  5. the unemployment rate has [fallen, dropped, risen]
  6. a [high, low, favorable] interest rate
  7. [fix, increase, lower, determine, fiddle] the interest rates
  8. the [forecasted, predicted, current, future] growth rate
  9. the [forecasted] rate of growth
  10. a growth rate of [0.7, 2.1] [points, percent]
  11. what is the going rate for [builders, babysitting]?
  12. UK: pay their [water, gas] rates
  13. paid [an hourly, a daily, a monthly] rate
  14. the rate of exchange
  15. the rate of return on [an investment, a stock]
  16. at an [alarming, incredible, unprecedented] rate
  17. [this, the current] rate is [sustainable, unsustainable, healthy, promising]
  18. the disease is [spreading, expanding] at an alarming rate
  19. [work, cycle, increase] at a [rapid, slow] rate
  20. will never [arrive, get there] at this rate
  1. rate your [experience, purchase]
  2. rate the [services, product, restaurant]
  3. rate the [article, response, thread]
  4. please rate from [1 to 10, poor to excellent]
  5. rate and review
  6. rated for [safety, low temperatures]
  7. rated by [users, buyers]
  8. the [movie, film] is rated [PG, R]
  9. [was, has been] rated [best, 3rd best, 2nd most, the highest-ever]
  10. (would) rate it at three stars
  11. [would, wouldn't] rate it as [good, poor, bad]
  12. how high [do, would] you rate it?
  13. rated [highly, poorly]
  14. the [hotel, restaurant] rates very [poorly] (for)
  15. I don't rate his chances (very highly)
  16. UK: I don't rate it
  17. UK: didn't rate with his [friends, coworkers, new classmates]
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