(noun, adjective)


1. subject to or requiring payment especially as specified

- a note payable on demand

- a check payable to John Doe

Similar word(s): due, collectable, collectible

Sentences with payable as an adjective:

- Is value added tax payable on planning application fees?


1. a liability account showing how much is owed for goods and services purchased on credit

- the problem was to match receivables and payables in the same currency

Definition categories: state, indebtedness, liability