payable

adjective pay·able \ ˈpā-ə-bəl \
Updated on: 7 Dec 2017

Definition of payable

1 : that may, can, or must be paid

Examples of payable in a Sentence

  1. She charges her patients $3,000, payable in installments.

  2. keep the bills payable separate from the receipts

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First Known Use of payable

14th century

payable Synonyms

Synonyms
overdue, owed, owing, outstanding, unpaid, unsettled
Antonyms
cleared, liquidated, paid (off or up), repaid, settled
Related Words
due, mature
Near Antonyms
prepaid

PAYABLE Defined for English Language Learners

payable

adjective

Definition of payable for English Language Learners

  • : possible or necessary to pay


PAYABLE Defined for Kids

payable

adjective pay·able \ ˈpā-ə-bəl \

Definition of payable for Students

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

Law Dictionary

payable

adjective pay·able

legal Definition of payable

: that may, can, or must be paid


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