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ratable

[rey-tuh-buh l] /ˈreɪ tə bəl/
adjective
1.
capable of being rated or appraised.
2.
proportional:
ratable distribution of wealth.
Origin of ratable
1495-1505
1495-1505; rate1 + -able
Related forms
ratability, ratableness, noun
ratably, rateably, adverb
nonratability, nonrateability, noun
nonratable, nonrateable, adjective
nonratableness, nonrateableness, noun
nonratably, nonrateably, adverb
unratable, unrateable, adjective
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Examples from the web for ratable
  • We are subject to some state ratable take and common purchaser statutes.
  • License is not pro-ratable or transferable to new owners.
  • Similarly, a partner must reduce his capital account by his ratable share of the rehabilitation tax credit.
British Dictionary definitions for ratable

ratable

/ˈreɪtəbəl/
adjective
1.
able to be rated or evaluated
2.
(Brit) (of property) liable to payment of rates
Derived Forms
ratability, rateability, ratableness, rateableness, noun
ratably, rateably, adverb
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Word Origin and History for ratable
adj.

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

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