American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Suitable to be charged, as to an account: chargeable expenses.
- adj. Liable to be accused or indicted.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Capable of being charged. Capable of being or liable to be set, laid, or imposed: as, a duty chargeable on sugar. Subject to a charge or tax: as, sugar chargeable with a duty.
- Expensive; costly; causing expense, and hence burdensome.
- Weighty; involving care and trouble.
- adj. nonstandard That may be charged to an account.
- adj. rare Liable to be accused (either formally or informally).
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. That may be charged, laid, imposed, or imputes.
- adj. Subject to be charge or accused; liable or responsible.
- adj. Serving to create expense; costly; burdensome.
- adj. liable to be accused, or cause for such liability
- charge + -able (Wiktionary)
“The other option is to call a chargeable phone support.”
“But my older son has already learned to ask if the batteries inside a particular thing are "'chargeable" or not.”
“The side port is what Samsung calls 'chargeable' which means it supplies power even when the computer is off, meaning you can charge music players and mobile phones more easily, a nice touch, though it has to be enabled using a supplied program.”
“Sina is learning to push campaigns out at peak times – 10 to 11.10am and 2 to 3.30pm – and is also looking at other chargeable service for brands.”
“Now don't get me wrong, Bahlul's conduct may very well have constituted any number of crimes chargeable in our regular federal courts, for example, conspiracy to kill U.S. civilians.”
“If we are to arrest Protestant terrorists who are not chargeable (for the same evidential reasons which lead us to resort to detention rather than prosecution for many Provisionals), then we need to extend our policy.”
“What they did: although the Citadel counselor's acts are chargeable as felonies in South Carolina the Citadel chose not to tell police.”
“Can now get on with some chargeable work for the rest of the afternoon!”
“Failure to adjust immigration status is not a chargeable criminal or civil offense.”
“They're undercutting each other and the next tier firms (KPMG), cutting people left and right (all four), forcing their staff to work longer weeks with no overtime pay (Deloitte mandates 50 hours chargeable/billable so you know what that translates to ...) and pushing initiatives like "100 New Clients" (PwC).”
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