receivables

plural noun

re·​ceiv·​ables ri-ˈsē-və-bəlz How to pronounce receivables (audio)
: amounts of money receivable

Examples of receivables in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The startup, which assists companies in processing payments, invoices and receivables, is focused on gaining domestic market share from large corporate banks, said Stark, who owns 38% of the firm. Daniel Cancel, Fortune, 19 Feb. 2024 About $138 million of that debt is a credit facility administered by HPS, which has a claim to SmileDirectClub’s receivables and intellectual property. Jeremy Hill, Fortune, 8 Dec. 2023 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 Accounts receivable = trade receivables = receivables. Dallas News, 6 Mar. 2022 Credit insurance is invaluable for providing both advance access to capital today and, on rainy days, funding cash for would-be bad receivables. Expert Panel®, Forbes, 3 Jan. 2023 Fate reports having approximately $475 million in cash, cash equivalents and receivables and that in tandem with the reduction in workforce and business restructuring should sustain operations through 2025. Natallie Rocha, San Diego Union-Tribune, 9 Jan. 2023 Credentials stored on file and buyer engagement tools can make receivables management much more efficient. Greg Cohen, Forbes, 8 Aug. 2022 The stock will only be released once the receivables are settled. Takahiko Hyuga, Fortune, 18 Nov. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1863, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of receivables was in 1863

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“Receivables.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/receivables. Accessed 20 May. 2024.

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receivables

plural noun
re·​ceiv·​ables ri-ˈsē-və-bəlz How to pronounce receivables (audio)
: amounts of money receivable
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