verb (used without object), pro·rat·ed, pro·rat·ing.
verb (used with object), pro·rat·ed, pro·rat·ing.
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Origin of prorate
OTHER WORDS FROM proratepro·rat·a·ble, adjectivepro·ra·tion, noun
Words nearby prorate
Example sentences from the Web for prorate
The amount of relief each person received was prorated on such a basis.
Hence the prorated plant cost of $53 is equivalent to 53 cts.Concrete Construction|Halbert P. Gillette
British Dictionary definitions for prorate
Derived forms of prorateproratable, adjectiveproration, noun
Word Origin for prorate
Cultural definitions for prorate
To divide or distribute a sum of money proportionately. For example, if one owned an automobile for only three months, an insurance company would prorate the annual premium by charging only one-quarter of it.