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
Recent Examples of prorate from the Web
Since he’s been tendered a contract offer, but hasn’t negotiated a deal or had his salary decided by an arbitration hearing, that 30 days of pay would be prorated from last year’s $11.4 million, which would be roughly $1.8 million.
Under a change in baseball's new labor contract, that money will be prorated for the luxury tax and Stanton will count as $22 million annually.
Wilson agreed to turn $6.26 million of base salary into a bonus prorated over the final three years of his deal.
The only change made to the ordinance Tuesday was to make permits and decal fees prorated on a quarterly basis, county spokeswoman Doreen Overstreet said.
While most federal retirees will receive a 2 percent COLA in January, it is prorated by how many months they have been retired, if less than a full year.
Still another said the refund would be prorated for the remainder of the season.
Megazzini will be paid $145,000 annually plus a 20 percent bonus for duties as interim superintendent, both prorated, according to a copy of his new contract approved at a meeting Monday.
Annual passes will be prorated and will cost $112 if purchased in September.
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Origin and Etymology of prorate
First Known Use: 1858See Words from the same year
Synonymsallocate, apportion, deal (out), dispense, distribute, dole out, hand out, mete (out), parcel (out), portion, administer
Related Wordsadmeasure, allot, allow, appropriate, assign, dish out, divide, divvy (up), dollop (out), lot, measure (out), part, proportion, ration, redistribute, set, share (out), split; bestow, disburse, furnish, issue, provide, share, supply; circulate, disperse, disseminate, scatter, spread; chip in, contribute, donate, pledge; reallocate, reapportion
Near Antonymsbegrudge, decline, deny, deprive (of), disallow, refuse, reject, withhold; niggle (out), pinch, skimp, stint
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