receivable

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Etymology[edit]

receive +‎ -able

Adjective[edit]

receivable (comparative more receivable, superlative most receivable)

  1. capable of being received, especially of a debt, from the perspective of the creditor.

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Noun[edit]

receivable (plural receivables)

  1. A debt owed, usually to a business, from the perspective of that business
    One man's receivable is another man's payable.
  2. Especially, a debt arising from a sale on account or on credit.

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