ratable

adjective

rat·​able ˈrā-tə-bəl How to pronounce ratable (audio)
variants or rateable
: capable of being rated, estimated, or apportioned
ratably adverb

Examples of ratable in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Most leases require you to pay your ratable share of operating expenses, property taxes, insurance and common area maintenance (CAM) charges in addition to your base rent. Marc Betesh, Forbes, 18 June 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1503, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of ratable was in 1503

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Cite this Entry

“Ratable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ratable. Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

Kids Definition

ratable

adjective
rat·​able
variants or rateable
: able to be rated or estimated

Legal Definition

ratable

adjective
rat·​able
ˈrā-tə-bəl
: made or calculated according to a proportionate rate : pro rata
a ratable distribution of the bankruptcy estate
ratably adverb
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