or sale·a·ble

[sey-luh-buh l]


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
Related formssal·a·bil·i·ty, sale·a·bil·i·ty, nounsal·a·bly, sale·a·bly, adverbnon·sal·a·bil·i·ty, non·sale·a·bil·i·ty, nounnon·sal·a·ble, non·sale·a·ble, adjectivenon·sal·a·bly, non·sale·a·bly, adverbun·sal·a·bil·i·ty, un·sale·a·bil·i·ty, nounun·sal·a·ble, un·sale·a·ble, adjectiveun·sal·a·bly, un·sale·a·bly, adverb Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Related Words for salability

marketability, bankability

Examples from the Web for salability

Historical Examples of salability

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

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

  • 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



the US spelling of saleable
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