Frequency and Rate


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Frequency noun – The number of occurrences within a given time period.
Usage example: the frequency of his seizures increased as he grew older

Rate is a synonym for frequency. In some cases you can use "Rate" instead a noun "Frequency".
Nearby Words: frequent, frequently, frequence
Synonyms for Frequency


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Rate noun – The relationship in quantity, amount, or size between two or more things.
Usage example: the exchange rate was 10 pesos to the dollar when we visited Mexico

Frequency is a synonym for rate in speed topic. You can use "Frequency" instead a noun "Rate".
Nearby Words: rated, rateable, rater
Synonyms for Rate

How words are described

high high frequency high rate
low low frequency low rate
exact exact frequency exact rate
natural natural frequency natural rate
Other adjectives: regular, due, actual, extreme, great, lower, decent, incredible, astonishing, ridiculous, highest, amazing, greater, random, insane, different, alarming, higher, frightening, fastest.

Both words in one sentence

  • The sampling theorem dictates that the highest frequency signal that can be stored is exactly half the sampling rate, known as the Nyquist Frequency.
  • This is really where the TV resolution, refresh rate, and audio-visual frequency offset is defined.
  • Asperger's was previously thought to be around four times as common among men as women, but is now believed to have roughly the same rate of frequency.
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