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View synonyms for account receivable

account receivable

noun

, plural accounts receivable.
  1. a claim against a debtor, carried on open account, usually limited to debts due from the sale of goods and services.


account receivable

noun

  1. accounting a current asset account showing amounts payable to a firm by customers who have made purchases of goods and services on credit


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Origin of account receivable1

First recorded in 1935–40

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