adjective charge·able \ˈchär-jə-bəl\

: able to be charged

: able to be treated as a crime

Full Definition of CHARGEABLE

archaic :  financially burdensome :  expensive
:  liable to be charged: as
a :  liable to be accused or held responsible
b :  suitable to be charged to a particular account
c :  qualified to be made a charge on the county or parish

Examples of CHARGEABLE

  1. The business lunch was chargeable to the company.
  2. an act chargeable under federal law

First Known Use of CHARGEABLE

14th century


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