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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Suitable to be charged, as to an account: chargeable expenses.
  • adj. Liable to be accused or indicted.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. That may be charged to an account.
  • adj. Liable to be accused (either formally or informally).

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Capable of being charged.
  • Expensive; costly; causing expense, and hence burdensome.
  • Weighty; involving care and trouble.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. liable to be accused, or cause for such liability

Etymologies

charge +‎ -able (Wiktionary)

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