Ratable Rat"a*ble (r[=a]t"[.a]*b'l), a. 1. Capable of being rated, or set at a certain value. [1913 Webster]

Twenty or[ae] were ratable to [at] two marks of silver. --Camden. [1913 Webster]

2. Liable to, or subjected by law to, taxation; as, ratable estate. [1913 Webster]

3. Made at a proportionate rate; as, ratable payments. -- {Rat"a*ble*ness}, n. -- {Rat"a*bly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • ratableness — See ratability. * * * …   Universalium

  • ratable — ratability, ratableness, n. ratably, adv. /ray teuh beuhl/, adj. 1. capable of being rated or appraised. 2. proportional: ratable distribution of wealth. Also, rateable. [1495 1505; RATE1 + ABLE] * * * …   Universalium

  • ratable — /ˈreɪtəbəl/ (say raytuhbuhl) adjective → rateable. –ratability /reɪtəˈbɪləti/ (say raytuh biluhtee), ratableness, noun –ratably, adverb …   Australian English dictionary

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