or rate·a·ble

[rey-tuh-buh l]


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

Origin of ratable

First recorded in 1495–1505; rate1 + -able
Related formsrat·a·bil·i·ty, rat·a·ble·ness, nounrat·a·bly, rate·a·bly, adverbnon·rat·a·bil·i·ty, non·rate·a·bil·i·ty, nounnon·rat·a·ble, non·rate·a·ble, adjectivenon·rat·a·ble·ness, non·rate·a·ble·ness, nounnon·rat·a·bly, non·rate·a·bly, adverbun·rat·a·ble, un·rate·a·ble, adjective
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Related Words for ratable

payable, chargeable, due, assessable, dutiable, ratable

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British Dictionary definitions for ratable




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

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

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