or sale·a·ble

[ sey-luh-buh l ]
/ ˈseɪ lə bəl /


subject to or suitable for sale; readily sold: The books were sent back by the store in salable condition.

Origin of salable

First recorded in 1520–30; sale + -able

OTHER WORDS FROM salable Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Examples from the Web for salability

  • This may seem a small matter but insects unevenly pinned look badly, and it spoils their salability.

  • First, this thing must have the quality of salability, or marketability.

  • It abstracts entirely from the differences in salability of goods, on which the theory of money must rest.

    The Value of Money|Benjamin M. Anderson, Jr.
  • Sometimes, so to say, "noses for news" contract colds and are unable to scent a subject's salability.

    Making Your Camera Pay|Frederick C. Davis

British Dictionary definitions for salability

/ (ˈseɪləbəl) /


the US spelling of saleable
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