Definition of Prorate

1. Verb. Make a proportional settlement or distribution.

Generic synonyms: Settle
Derivative terms: Proration



2. Verb. Divide or assess proportionally. "The rent was prorated for the rest of the month"
Generic synonyms: Calculate, Cipher, Compute, Cypher, Figure, Reckon, Work Out
Derivative terms: Proration

Definition of Prorate

1. v. t. To divide or distribute proportionally; to assess pro rata.

Definition of Prorate

1. Verb. To divide proportionately, especially by day; to divide pro rata. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Prorate

1. to divide proportionately [v -RATED, -RATING, -RATES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Prorate

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propylidenes
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propylites
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propylons
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propylthiouracil
propyne
propyphenazone
propædeutic
proratable
prorate (current term)
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prorector
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prorenin
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Literary usage of Prorate

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1. Wolstenholme's Conveyancing and Settled Land Acts: The Vendor and Purchaser by Edward Parker Wolstenholme, Benjamin Lennard Cherry (1905)
"... of the PRINCIPAL prorate REGISTRY and for the DISTRICT prorate REGISTRARS, in NON-CONTENTIOUS BUSINESS. (29th March, 1887.) RULE 15 of the Rules, ..."

2. A Treatise on New Trial and Appellate Practice: Presenting and Illustrating by Thomas Carl Spelling (1903)
"SUBJECTS OF APPEAL—ORDERS IN prorate. i 511. In probate matters—General view—Statutory provisions. § 512. Rule that appeal must be taken from judgment or ..."

3. Modern Business Arithmetic: Complete Course by Harry Anson Finney, Joseph Clifton Brown (1916)
"Multiply the prorate by the number of units of the basis in each department. ... In order to avoid a larger error, the prorate should include as many ..."

4. Modern Business Arithmetic, Complete Course by Harry Anson Finney, Joseph Clifton Brown (1922)
"In order to avoid a larger error, the prorate should include as many significant ... If the expenses were $36.45, the prorate should have four significant ..."

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