[syn: collectible, collectable, payable]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Payable \Pay"a*ble\, a. [Cf. F. payable. Cf. Pacable.]
1. That may, can, or should be paid; suitable to be paid;
justly due. --Drayton.
Thanks are a tribute payable by the poorest.
(a) That may be discharged or settled by delivery of
(b) Matured; now due.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adj 1: subject to or requiring payment especially as specified;
"a collectible bill"; "a note payable on demand"; "a
check payable to John Doe" [syn: collectible,
n 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" [syn:
account payable, payable]