capable of being rated or appraised.
proportional: ratable distribution of wealth.
Origin of ratable
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
First recorded in 1495–1505; rate1
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Examples from the Web for rateable
Historical Examples of rateable
The rateable annual value of the parishes, towns and villages is about 400,000.
The rateable value of it is over twenty-six million eight hundred thousand pounds sterling.
The area is 1020 acres, rateable value £945, population 137, entirely agricultural.
When first rated to the poor in Queen Elizabeths time it contained less than a hundred rateable persons.
The party 679 on whom it falls is entitled to a rateable contribution from the others.
British Dictionary definitions for rateable
Derived Formsratability, rateability, ratableness or rateableness, nounratably or rateably, adverb
able to be rated or evaluated
British (of property) liable to payment of rates
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Word Origin and History for rateable
also rateable, c.1500, from rate (v.2) + -able.
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