callable

[ kaw-luh-buh l ]
/ ˈkɔ lə bəl /

adjective

capable of being called.
subject to redemption prior to maturity, as a corporate bond.
subject to payment on demand, as money loaned.

Nearby words

  1. call-in,
  2. call-in pay,
  3. call-out,
  4. call-up,
  5. calla,
  6. callaghan,
  7. callaghan, morley,
  8. callais,
  9. callaloo,
  10. callanetics

Origin of callable

First recorded in 1820–30; call + -able

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British Dictionary definitions for callable

callable

/ (ˈkɔːləbəl) /

adjective

(of a security) subject to redemption before maturity
(of money loaned) repayable on demand
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