payable

adjective
pay·​able | \ ˈpā-ə-bəl How to pronounce payable (audio) \

Definition of payable

1 : that may, can, or must be paid

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Examples of payable in a Sentence

She charges her patients $3,000, payable in installments. keep the bills payable separate from the receipts
Recent Examples on the Web The alternative is the bank to bank or direct transfer where the check is made payable to the new bank listing you as FBO (For Benefit Of). orlandosentinel.com, 29 July 2021 Checks should be made payable to City of North Olmsted. Carol Kovach, cleveland, 5 July 2021 That’s the case for various reasons, but one of the most obvious is that estate tax may well, in the case of the wealthiest, also be payable on what is left after the capital-gains tax has been paid. Andrew Stuttaford, National Review, 1 May 2021 On 6/25/21, FedEx will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.75, payable on 7/12/21. Dividend Channel, Forbes, 23 June 2021 Registration can be mailed, with a check payable to St. John Bosco Parish, to the parish at 6480 Pearl Road, Parma Heights, Ohio 44130. Carol Kovach, cleveland, 18 May 2021 The indictment alleged Thompson’s first loan for $110,000 was issued by Washington Federal in November 2011, in the form of a check payable to a law firm as Thompson’s capital contribution. Jason Meisner, chicagotribune.com, 13 May 2021 Under the compromise, those payments — payable on top of regular state benefits — would be reduced to $300, but run an extra month through September. Alan Fram, BostonGlobe.com, 5 Mar. 2021 The fee will be $25, payable to the secretary of state, or $20 for applications submitted electronically. BostonGlobe.com, 22 June 2021

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First Known Use of payable

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Payable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/payable. Accessed 2 Aug. 2021.

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More Definitions for payable

payable

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of payable

: possible or necessary to pay

payable

adjective
pay·​able | \ ˈpā-ə-bəl How to pronounce payable (audio) \

Kids Definition of payable

: that may, can, or must be paid Rent is payable monthly.

payable

adjective
pay·​able

Legal Definition of payable

: that may, can, or must be paid

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