# Definitions and Synonyms of *rate of return* | Another word for *rate of return* | What is *rate of return? *

*Definition 1: the amount returned per unit of time expressed as a percentage of the cost - [noun denoting time]*

*(**rate of return* is a kind of ...) a magnitude or frequency relative to a time unit

*rate of return*is a kind of ...) a magnitude or frequency relative to a time unit

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*"they traveled at a rate of 55 miles per hour"**"the rate of change was faster than expected"*### (... is a kind of *rate of return* ) (corporate finance) the amount, expressed as a percentage, that is earned on a company's total capital calculated by dividing the total capital into earnings before interest, taxes, or dividends are paid

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