- capable of being rated or appraised.
- proportional: ratable distribution of wealth.
Origin of ratable
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Examples from the Web for rateably
I have no doubt that after hours of immense labour you will triumphantly suggest “rateably.”If I May
A. A. Milne
It is a property rate, and originally was rateably levied at four shillings in the pound.Speculations from Political Economy
C. B. Clarke
Under the amended law only such sum as Parliament might vote in each year was to be rateably divided among all local authorities.Our First Half-Century
Government of Queensland
- able to be rated or evaluated
- British (of property) liable to payment of rates
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Word Origin and History for rateably
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