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pay·a·ble

 (pā′ə-bəl)
adj.
1. Requiring payment on a certain date; due.
2. Requiring payment to a particular person or entity.
3. Capable of producing profit: a payable business venture.
n.
A debt that is owed to a creditor: tried to balance inventory, payables, and receivables.

payable

(ˈpeɪəbəl)
adj
1. (often foll by on) to be paid: payable on the third of each month.
2. that is capable of being paid
3. (Commerce) capable of being profitable
4. (Law) (of a debt) imposing an obligation on the debtor to pay, esp at once

pay•a•ble

(ˈpeɪ ə bəl)

adj.
1. to be paid; due: a loan payable in 30 days.
2. capable of being or liable to be paid.
3. profitable.
n.
4. a bill that is to be paid.
5. payables, accounts payable.
[1400–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.payable - a liability account showing how much is owed for goods and services purchased on creditpayable - 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"
financial obligation, indebtedness, liability - an obligation to pay money to another party
Adj.1.payable - subject to or requiring payment especially as specified; "a collectible bill"; "a note payable on demand"; "a check payable to John Doe"
due - owed and payable immediately or on demand; "payment is due"

payable

adjective due, outstanding, owed, owing, mature, to be paid, obligatory, receivable rates of interest payable on mortgages

payable

adjective
Translations
مُسْتَحِق الدَّفْعوَاجِبٌ دَفْعُهُ
splatný
betalbarforfalden
maksettava
naplativ
kifizethetõ
greiîanlegur, sem fellur í gjalddaga
支払うべき
지급해야 할
splatný
betalbar
ซึ่งสามารถจ่ายได้
ödeneceködenir
phải trả

payable

[ˈpeɪəbl] ADJpagadero
payable to bearerpagadero al portador
payable on demandpagadero a presentación or a vista
to make a cheque payable to sbextender un cheque a favor de algn

payable

[ˈpeɪəbəl] adj
(= paid) [benefit, interest] → versé(e)
(= which must be paid) [tax, fee] → payable
to make a cheque payable to sb → établir un chèque à l'ordre de qn, libeller un chèque à l'ordre de qn
Make the cheque payable to "ABC Ltd" → Libellez le chèque à l'ordre de "ABC Ltd"., Établissez le chèque à l'ordre de "ABC Ltd".
to be made payable to sb → être établi(e) à l'ordre de qn, être libellé(e) à l'ordre de qnpay-and-display [ˌpeɪəndɪˈspleɪ] adj (British) [car park] → à horodateurpay as you earn n (= way of paying tax) → retenue f à la source de l'impôt sur le revenupay-as-you-go pay as you go [ˌpeɪəzjəˈgəʊ] adj [phone, internet service] → sans abonnementpay award naugmentation f de salaire

payable

adjzahlbar; (= due)fällig; payable to orderzahlbar an Order; to make a cheque (Brit) or check (US) payable to somebodyeinen Scheck auf jdn ausstellen; payable over three monthszahlbar über einen Zeitraum von drei Monaten

payable

[ˈpe/ɛ7əbl] adjpagabile
to make a cheque payable to sb → intestare un assegno a (nome di) qn

pay

(pei) past tense, past participle paid verb
1. to give (money) to (someone) in exchange for goods, services etc. He paid $5 for the book.
2. to return (money that is owed). It's time you paid your debts.
3. to suffer punishment (for). You'll pay for that remark!
4. to be useful or profitable (to). Crime doesn't pay.
5. to give (attention, homage, respect etc). Pay attention!; to pay one's respects.
noun
money given or received for work etc; wages. How much pay do you get?
ˈpayable adjective
which may be or must be paid. The account is payable at the end of the month.
payˈee noun
a person to whom money is (to be) paid.
ˈpayment noun
1. money etc paid. The TV can be paid for in ten weekly payments.
2. the act of paying. He gave me a book in payment for my kindness.
ˈpay-packet noun
an envelope containing a person's wages. The manager handed out the pay-packets.
ˈpay-roll noun
1. a list of all the workers in a factory etc. We have 450 people on the pay-roll.
2. the total amount of money to be paid to all the workers. The thieves stole the pay-roll.
pay back
1. to give back (to someone something that one has borrowed). I'll pay you back as soon as I can.
2. to punish. I'll pay you back for that!
pay off
1. to pay in full and discharge (workers) because they are no longer needed. Hundreds of steel-workers have been paid off.
2. to have good results. His hard work paid off.
pay up
to give (money) to someone, eg in order to pay a debt. You have three days to pay up (= You must pay up within three days).
put paid to
to prevent a person from doing (something he planned or wanted to do). The rain put paid to our visit to the zoo.

payable

وَاجِبٌ دَفْعُهُ splatný betalbar zahlbar πληρωτέος pagadero maksettava payable naplativ pagabile 支払うべき 지급해야 할 te betalen skal betales płatny pagável подлежащий оплате betalbar ซึ่งสามารถจ่ายได้ ödenecek phải trả 可付的
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