ratable

or rate·a·ble

[ rey-tuh-buh l ]
/ ˈreɪ tə bəl /
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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
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British Dictionary definitions for rateable (1 of 2)

rateable

/ (ˈreɪtəbəl) /

adjective

a variant spelling of ratable

British Dictionary definitions for rateable (2 of 2)

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 rateable

ratable


adj.

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

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