- capable of being rated or appraised.
- proportional: ratable distribution of wealth.
Origin of ratable
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Examples from the Web for rateable
The rateable annual value of the parishes, towns and villages is about 400,000.
The rateable value of it is over twenty-six million eight hundred thousand pounds sterling.Dusty Diamonds Cut and Polished
The area is 1020 acres, rateable value £945, population 137, entirely agricultural.A History of Horncastle
James Conway Walter
When first rated to the poor in Queen Elizabeths time it contained less than a hundred rateable persons.Haunted London
The party 679 on whom it falls is entitled to a rateable contribution from the others.
- a variant spelling of ratable
- able to be rated or evaluated
- British (of property) liable to payment of rates
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Word Origin and History for rateable
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