receivable

[ri-see-vuh-buhl]
adjective
1.
fit for acceptance; acceptable.
2.
awaiting receipt of payment: accounts receivable.
3.
capable of being received.
noun
4.
receivables, business assets in the form of obligations due from others.

Origin:
1350–1400; receive + -able; replacing Middle English rescevable < Anglo-French receivable (Old French recevable)

receivability, receivableness, noun
nonreceivable, adjective, noun
unreceivable, adjective
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receivable (rɪˈsiːvəbəl)
 
adj
1.  suitable for or capable of being received, esp as payment or legal tender
2.  (of a bill, etc) awaiting payment: accounts receivable
 
n
3.  (usually plural) the part of the assets of a business represented by accounts due for payment

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Example sentences
For example, a company has accounts payable and accounts receivable.
With credit card purchases, capital investments in accounts receivable are gone.
Many companies who extend credit to their customers sell their accounts receivable to a factor.
Cash is received and applied from the sale of accounts receivable-other.
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