Associations to the word «Rating»


RATING, verb. Present participle of rate
RATING, noun. A position on a scale
RATING, noun. An evaluation of status, especially of financial status
RATING, noun. A number, letter, or other mark that refers to the ability of something.
RATING, noun. (nautical) A seaman in a warship
RATING, noun. (nautical) The status of a seaman, corresponding to rank in officers.

Dictionary definition

RATING, noun. An appraisal of the value of something; "he set a high valuation on friendship".
RATING, noun. Act of ascertaining or fixing the value or worth of.
RATING, noun. Standing or position on a scale.
RATING, noun. Rank in a military organization.

Wise words

Words, words, words! They shut one off from the universe. Three quarters of the time one's never in contact with things, only with the beastly words that stand for them.
Aldous Huxley