receivable

adjective

re·​ceiv·​able ri-ˈsē-və-bəl How to pronounce receivable (audio)
1
: capable of being received
2
: subject to call for payment
notes receivable

Examples of receivable in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Lee invests in tax receivable agreements, increasingly common arrangements that put cash into the pockets of early investors in companies. Ben Foldy, WSJ, 1 Jan. 2024 The transactions between the ‘content advance entities’ and the ‘trade receivable entities’ raises the possibility that Eros was circulating funds whereby amounts transferred as content advances were subsequently recognized as revenue by routing it through trade receivables entities. Patrick Frater, Variety, 25 July 2023 Payments under tax receivable agreements can have significant impacts on companies’ financial results, said Nick Mazing, the director of research at Sentieo. Gretchen Morgenson, NBC News, 11 Aug. 2022 Of course, accounts receivable should be at the top of the list for executives. Manish Garg, Forbes, 3 Jan. 2023 Under the current rule, audit firms must send out requests, typically electronically, asking a third party to confirm the accuracy of certain information, such as the amount of accounts receivable. Mark Maurer, WSJ, 20 Dec. 2022 Accounts receivable = trade receivables = receivables. Dallas News, 6 Mar. 2022 Priscilla worked in accounts receipt receivable while her husband was an auto technician for a GM dealership in Bedford. Marc Bona, cleveland, 13 Oct. 2022 Dog for Dog, whose former CEO was listed as a Triller board member in the May filing, represented about 74% of Triller’s accounts receivable last year, according to the document. Brian Contreras, Los Angeles Times, 4 Oct. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of receivable was in the 14th century

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“Receivable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/receivable. Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

Kids Definition

receivable

adjective
re·​ceiv·​able ri-ˈsē-və-bəl How to pronounce receivable (audio)
1
: capable of being received
2
: not yet paid : due
accounts receivable

Legal Definition

receivable

adjective
re·​ceiv·​able ri-ˈsē-və-bəl How to pronounce receivable (audio)
1
: capable of being received
2
: subject to call for payment
notes receivable
see also account receivable
receivable noun

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