ratable

or rate·a·ble

[rey-tuh-buh l]
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adjective

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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British Dictionary definitions for rateable

rateable

adjective

a variant spelling of ratable

ratable

rateable

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 rateable

ratable

adj.

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

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