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 salable

saleable, profitable, merchantable, sellable, trafficable

Examples from the Web for salable

Historical Examples of salable

  • And after all, how can a real artist be concerned as to just how salable his product is to be?

    Adventures in the Arts

    Marsden Hartley

  • He had never, since he owned the place, had a salable crop of fruit.

    The Friendly Road

    (AKA David Grayson) Ray Stannard Baker

  • He knew at sight whether it was a fair, salable article or not.

    The Guardian Angel

    Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

  • The prisoners condemned to transportation were a salable commodity.

    The Witch of Salem

    John R. Musick

  • There are very few houses there; and it is difficult to make it salable for residences.

British Dictionary definitions for salable



the US spelling of saleable
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