chargeable

adjective charge·able \ ˈchär-jə-bəl \

Definition of chargeable

1 archaic :financially burdensome :expensive
2 :liable to be charged: such 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 in a Sentence

  1. The business lunch was chargeable to the company.

  2. an act chargeable under federal law

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First Known Use of chargeable

14th century


CHARGEABLE Defined for English Language Learners

chargeable

adjective

Definition of chargeable for English Language Learners

  • : able to be charged

  • : able to be treated as a crime


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