Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Capable of being bought.
  • adjective Capable of being bribed; venal.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Capable of being bought, purchased, or obtained for a consideration.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Capable of being bought, purchased, or obtained for a consideration; hence, venal; corrupt.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective able to be purchased; available for purchase
  • adjective affordable

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

  • adjective available for purchase
  • adjective capable of being corrupted

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

purchase +‎ -able

Examples

  • A new DSi Shop featuring downloadable titles purchasable for 0-800 Nintendo Points, Wii Points 'new moniker

    N-Sider.com

  • This boils down to changing a single word: where it says "purchasable" you write "viewable" instead, and copy back the file on the iPad.

    Luca Sofri: Everybody can get the New Yorker iPad app for free

  • Develop a "purchasable" BOM for use by the material planning and procurement teams defining part numbers, vendors, quantities.

    Young Professionals in Foreign Policy

  • Develop a "purchasable" BOM for use by the material planning and procurement teams defining part numbers, vendors, quantities.

    Young Professionals in Foreign Policy

  • A purported excerpt from the upgrade notes to the software mentions users having the option of downloading TV episodes in "HD quality," suggesting the software will be the first from Apple to offer any kind of purchasable HD content outside of the Apple TV and that HD will extend beyond the movie-only options available today.

    MacNN | The Macintosh News Network

  • A purported excerpt from the upgrade notes to the software mentions users having the option of downloading TV episodes in "HD quality," suggesting the software will be the first from Apple to offer any kind of purchasable HD content outside of the Apple TV and that HD will extend beyond the movie-only options available today.

    Electronista | Gadgets for Geeks

  • Copies of this book will be purchasable during the festival at the Powerhouse Arena Bookstore (37 Main Street, Brooklyn)

    Susanna Pozzoli’s ”On the Block Harlem Private View” «

  • Not noted here is the hidden listing for “5 burly men with axe-handles, masks, and purchasable sense of discretion” ….

    Kindle seeks ringers in game against iPad

  • Many readers go to a bookstore with the goal to find a great read, and they're not necessarily looking for a specific title, so if your book isn't there it's not discoverable or purchasable.

    Mark Coker: The Seven Secrets to eBook Publishing Success

  • Many of you guys forget that all these chains have purchasable passes that are a * fraction of the cost of a ticket purchased at the box office* (usually about half the price if not more) that can be used * opening day*.

    3D Ticket Prices Are on the Rise, Effective This Weekend | /Film

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