Definition of prorate
: to divide, distribute, or assess proportionately
: to make a pro rata distribution
prorationplay \prō-ˈrā-shən\ noun
Examples of prorate in a sentence
The player's annual salary was prorated because he only played for the last three months of the season.
shares in the company's profits were prorated according to the workers' length of service
Origin and Etymology of prorate
First Known Use: 1858
PRORATE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of prorate for English Language Learners
: to calculate (something) according to the specific amount that someone has done, used, etc.
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