What is the difference between Prorated and Retroactive?

The difference between prorated and retroactive

is that "prorated" is simple past tense and past participle of prorate and "retroactive" is extending in scope, effect, application or influence to a prior time or to prior conditions.

prorated

retroactive

Verb

  • simple past tense and past participle of prorate

Adjective

  • Extending in scope, effect, application or influence to a prior time or to prior conditions

Related terms

  • retroaction