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PRORATE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does prorate mean? 

PRORATE (verb)
  The verb PRORATE has 2 senses:

1. make a proportional settlement or distribution
2. divide or assess proportionally

  Familiarity information: PRORATE used as a verb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


PRORATE (verb)


Sense 1prorate [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Make a proportional settlement or distribution

Classified under:

Verbs of thinking, judging, analyzing, doubting

Hypernyms (to "prorate" is one way to...):

settle (dispose of; make a financial settlement)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s


Sense 2prorate [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Divide or assess proportionally

Classified under:

Verbs of thinking, judging, analyzing, doubting

Context example:

The rent was prorated for the rest of the month

Hypernyms (to "prorate" is one way to...):

calculate; cipher; compute; cypher; figure; reckon; work out (make a mathematical calculation or computation)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something


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