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[loh-nuh-buh l]
  1. that can be loaned.
  2. available for loan for a fee or at interest.
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  1. something that is loanable.
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Origin of loanable

First recorded in 1840–50; loan1 + -able
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for loanable

Historical Examples of loanable

  • Loanable funds, on a given gold reserve, are highly elastic.

    The Value of Money

    Benjamin M. Anderson, Jr.

  • Is capital abundant in England in bulk, and are its loanable rates low?

  • This market for short-time loans is not connected closely with the general market for loanable capital.

  • The sources of loanable capital and the chances of profitable investment were fewer in the past than to-day.

  • These people should be taught that fine books, like friends, are not loanable or exchangeable chattels.