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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.
Also, rateable.
Origin
1495-1505
1495-1505; rate1 + -able
Related forms
ratability, ratableness, noun
ratably, adverb
nonratability, noun
nonratable, adjective
nonratableness, noun
nonratably, adverb
unratable, adjective
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  • Principal and interest is paid ratably through payroll deductions.
  • All taxpayers, cash and accrual alike, must report the taxable distribution ratably over four years.
  • For students enrolled less-than-full-time, the increase is ratably reduced according to the student's enrollment status.
  • For students enrolled less-than-full-time, the increase is ratably reduced according to enrollment status.
British Dictionary definitions for ratably

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 ratably

ratable

adj.

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

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