Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Capable of being rated, estimated, or appraised.
  • adjective Proportional.
  • adjective Liable to assessment; taxable.
  • noun Income from taxes on a property.
  • noun A property or building, especially one used for commercial purposes, that provides tax income for local government.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Capable of being rated, or set at a certain value.
  • Reckoned according to a certain rate; proportional.
  • Liable or subjected by law to be rated or assessed for taxation.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Capable of being rated, or set at a certain value.
  • adjective Liable to, or subjected by law to, taxation.
  • adjective Made at a proportionate rate.
  • noun a structure which may be rated, or set at a certain value, for the purpose of taxation, usually based on the value.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Able to be evaluated with a rating.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective liable to payment of locally assessed property taxes

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Examples

  • People at MSFC have told me over drinks that this study concluded that EELV are human ratable but they were going to do what Griffin wanted.

    Obama Policies on Transparency, Openness, and Participation - and NASA - NASA Watch

  • Under the 1780 constitution, incorporated towns were entitled to a representative if they had 150 ratable polls (tax-paying men over sixteen years of age), two if they had 375, three if they had 600, and an additional representative for every 225 ratable polls above that number.57 (That helps explain why the provision that “the number of Representatives shall not exceed one for every thirty Thousand” in the federal Constitution could seem ridiculously inadequate.)

    Ratification

  • Under the 1780 constitution, incorporated towns were entitled to a representative if they had 150 ratable polls (tax-paying men over sixteen years of age), two if they had 375, three if they had 600, and an additional representative for every 225 ratable polls above that number.57 (That helps explain why the provision that “the number of Representatives shall not exceed one for every thirty Thousand” in the federal Constitution could seem ridiculously inadequate.)

    Ratification

  • And when they took the really bad tranches from the original securitizations and put them all together to make one new tranche that the rating agencies, they said this stuff was not even ratable, and now we're going to make it, you know, AAA.

    Transcript: John Mauldin

  • The wording was something like: “Although your time in Iraq was trying, your mental condition is not ratable.”

    I’m Still Standing

  • Under the 1780 constitution, incorporated towns were entitled to a representative if they had 150 ratable polls (tax-paying men over sixteen years of age), two if they had 375, three if they had 600, and an additional representative for every 225 ratable polls above that number.57 (That helps explain why the provision that “the number of Representatives shall not exceed one for every thirty Thousand” in the federal Constitution could seem ridiculously inadequate.)

    Ratification

  • Why just hand the banks these profits without reserving a ratable claim on them — in the form of equity, an excess-profits tax, an interest premium — for We the Taxpayers?

    The Great Geithner Giveaway, Part II

  • Why just hand the banks these profits without reserving a ratable claim on them — in the form of equity, an excess-profits tax, an interest premium — for We the Taxpayers?

    The Great Geithner Giveaway, Part II

  • Some laws did, and some did not, provide for ratable division of assets among all creditors.

    A History of American Law

  • Some laws did, and some did not, provide for ratable division of assets among all creditors.

    A History of American Law

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