[ rey-tuh-buhl ]
/ ˈreɪ tə bəl /
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capable of being rated or appraised.
proportional: ratable distribution of wealth.
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OTHER WORDS FROM ratable
rat·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, adjective
non·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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How to use ratable in a sentence
It is a property rate, and originally was rateably levied at four shillings in the pound.Speculations from Political Economy|C. B. Clarke
But it is now settled that the surplus is to be divided rateably amongst the sharers in proportion to their shares.
If there are not sufficient assets to pay the general legatees they must abate rateably.
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
If the one-third has been exceeded the legacies must be reduced rateably.
British Dictionary definitions for ratable
/ (ˈreɪtəbəl) /
able to be rated or evaluated
British (of property) liable to payment of rates
Derived forms of ratableratability, rateability, ratableness or rateableness, nounratably or rateably, adverb
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