ratable

or rate·a·ble

[ rey-tuh-buhl ]
/ ˈreɪ tə bəl /

adjective

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

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Origin of ratable

First recorded in 1495–1505; rate1 + -able

OTHER WORDS FROM ratable

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Example sentences from the Web for ratable

  • Under the amended law only such sum as Parliament might vote in each year was to be rateably divided among all local authorities.

    Our First Half-Century|Government of Queensland
  • I have no doubt that after hours of immense labour you will triumphantly suggest “rateably.”

    If I May|A. A. Milne
  • It is a property rate, and originally was rateably levied at four shillings in the pound.

British Dictionary definitions for ratable

ratable

rateable

/ (ˈreɪtəbəl) /

adjective

able to be rated or evaluated
British (of property) liable to payment of rates

Derived forms of ratable

ratability, rateability, ratableness or rateableness, nounratably or rateably, adverb
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