Definition of Chargeable

1. Adjective. Liable to be accused, or cause for such liability. "An indictable offense"

Exact synonyms: Indictable
Similar to: Guilty
Derivative terms: Indictability

Definition of Chargeable

1. a. That may be charged, laid, imposed, or imputes; as, a duty chargeable on iron; a fault chargeable on a man.

Definition of Chargeable

1. Adjective. (nonstandard of expenses &c.) That may be charged to an account. ¹

2. Adjective. (rare) Liable to be accused (either formally or informally). ¹

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Definition of Chargeable

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chargeable

charge hand
charge hands
charge nurse
charge nurses
charge of quarters
charge off
charge offs
charge per unit
charge plate
charge sheet
charge transfer
charge transfer complex
charge transfer system
charge unit
charge up
chargeable (current term)
charged particle

Literary usage of Chargeable

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of King's Bench: With by Great Britain Court of King's Bench, George Mifflin Wharton (1845)
"Lord ELLENBOROUGH, CJ If it were an irrefragable conclusion that, being a single woman, and with child, the party removed must be deemed to be chargeable ..."

2. Railway Economy: A Treatise on the New Art of Transport, Its Management by Dionysius Lardner (1850)
"We must then find first the portion of the expenses expressed by L, which is chargeable to each class of engines, and then we must distribute these charges ..."

3. 20th Century Bookkeeping and Accounting: A Treatise on Modern Bookkeeping by James Williams Baker (1918)
"To facilitate calculations, the amounts and chargeable hours are based on 25 units. ... The total number of chargeable hours which it has produced is 825. ..."

4. A Practical Treatise of the Law of Evidence, and Digest of Proofs, in Civil by Thomas Starkie (1891)
"10. when all the former cases were &C. signed by the party chargeable thereby ยง, take away or lessen the effect of any pay- ana that where there shall be ..."

5. A General Abridgment of Law and Equity: Alphabetically Digested Under Proper by Charles Viner (1792)
"Coi jnd Pitt, in . money, both are chargeable for it to the creditors ; but the adual receiver only to legatees. <i Salk. ..."

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