ratable

or rate·a·ble

[ rey-tuh-buh l ]
/ ˈreɪ tə bəl /

adjective

capable of being rated or appraised.
proportional: ratable distribution of wealth.

Nearby words

  1. rat-tail file,
  2. rat-tailed maggot,
  3. rat-tat,
  4. rat-trap,
  5. rata,
  6. ratable value,
  7. ratafee,
  8. ratafia,
  9. ratafia biscuit,
  10. ratak chain

Origin of ratable

First recorded in 1495–1505; rate1 + -able

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British Dictionary definitions for ratable

ratable

rateable

/ (ˈreɪtəbəl) /

adjective

able to be rated or evaluated
British (of property) liable to payment of rates
Derived Formsratability, rateability, ratableness or rateableness, nounratably or rateably, adverb

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Word Origin and History for ratable

ratable

adj.

also rateable, c.1500, from rate (v.2) + -able.

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