[dih-liv-er-uh-buh l]


capable of delivery.


something that can be done, especially something that is a realistic expectation: The corporation says that making a profit this year is a deliverable.
something, as merchandise, that is or can be delivered, especially to fulfill a contract: All deliverables are to be shipped within 30 days.

Nearby words

  1. delium,
  2. delius,
  3. delius, frederick,
  4. deliver,
  5. deliver the goods,
  6. deliverance,
  7. delivered price,
  8. deliverly,
  9. delivery,
  10. delivery boy

Origin of deliverable

First recorded in 1745–55; deliver + -able

Related formsde·liv·er·a·bil·i·ty, nounun·de·liv·er·a·ble, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Word Origin and History for deliverability



1755, from deliver + -able.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper