rated

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɹeɪtɪd/
  • Hyphenation: rat‧ed

Adjective[edit]

rated (comparative more rated, superlative most rated)

  1. (now rare) Scolded, rebuked. [from 16th c.]
    • 1596, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, V.1:
      He tooke it up, and thence with him did beare, / As rated Spaniell takes his burden up for feare.
    • 1849, Charlotte Brontë, Shirley:
      He merely passed by sheepishly with a rated, scowling look.
  2. (engineering) maximum (load, voltage, etc.) under which a device can function properly

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Verb[edit]

rated

  1. simple past tense and past participle of rate

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