- receivables, business assets in the form of obligations due from others.
Origin of receivable
Related Words for receivablechargeable, expected, IOU, mature, outstanding, overdue, owed, owing, payable, scheduled, unpaid, unsatisfied, unsettled, collectible, unliquidated
Examples from the Web for receivable
Historical Examples of receivable
The general court declaring it receivable for taxes "at fousen a penny."Wampum
Advance paper to railways, etc., receivable in payment of taxes.A Budget of Paradoxes, Volume I (of II)
Augustus De Morgan
The bank capital was gone, and no one had money that was receivable for taxes.Civil War and Reconstruction in Alabama
Walter L. Fleming
The money was receivable in taxes, nominally redeemable in coin, and made a legal tender.Principles of Political Economy
Arthur Latham Perry
While not a legal tender, the notes were receivable at all imperial agencies.
- suitable for or capable of being received, esp as payment or legal tender
- (of a bill, etc) awaiting paymentaccounts receivable
- (usually plural) the part of the assets of a business represented by accounts due for payment