Definition of Returnable

1. Adjective. That may be returned. "This merchandise is returnable if you save the receipt"

Similar to: Revertible
Antonyms: Nonreturnable

Definition of Returnable

1. a. Capable of, or admitting of, being returned.

Definition of Returnable

1. Adjective. Capable of being returned. ¹

2. Noun. Something that is returnable. ¹

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Definition of Returnable

1. [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Returnable

return address
return ball
return crease
return demonstration
return extrasystole
return flow
return key
return on investment
return spring
return ticket
return tickets
return to form
return to our muttons
returnable (current term)
returning cycle

Literary usage of Returnable

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

1. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1905)
"Then, under our statute, a process can be made returnable to the first day of a term of the circuit court Therefore we have this writ, specifying a certain ..."

2. A Digest of the Laws of England by Anthony Hammond, John Comyns (1826)
"146. Or, by consent of the parties, a longer day may be given, if such consent appears upon record. 2 Inst. 124. [If process is made returnable on a dies ..."

3. Judicial and Statutory Definitions of Words and Phrases by West Publishing Company (1914)
"returnable ACCORDING TO LAW Rev. St. c. 83, § 94, provides th.. t when a writ falls of sufficient service, etc., or is abated, or the action is otherwise ..."

4. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1908)
"Therefore the rule requiring such process to be returnable at the regular ... 214, where a summons made returnable according to a rule of the Federal court, ..."

5. The Encyclopædia of Pleading and Practice: Under the Codes and Practice Acts by William Mark McKinney, Thomas Johnson Michie (1901)
"The order may be made returnable before the judge who granted it,1 before another judge specified in the order,* or before a referee appointed in the by a ..."

6. The Justice of the Peace: Designed to be a Guide to Justices of the Peace by Benjamin Kingsbury (1852)
"WHEN AND WHERE WRITS MUST BE MADE returnable. When. There is no particular day on which justice actions must be made returnable. Custom, in the absence of ..."

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