account receivable

ac·count re·ceiv·a·ble
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [uh-kount ri-see-vuh-buh l]
    • /əˈkaʊnt rɪˈsi və bəl/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [uh-kount ri-see-vuh-buh l]
    • /əˈkaʊnt rɪˈsi və bəl/

Definitions of account receivable words

  • noun account receivable a current asset account showing amounts payable to a firm by customers who have made purchases of goods and services on credit 3
  • noun account receivable the amount owed to a business by a debtor, usually for goods or services 3
  • noun plural account receivable a claim against a debtor, carried on open account, usually limited to debts due from the sale of goods and services. 1
  • noun account receivable (accounting, usually plural only) Amount recorded as being owed by a customer for sales on credit or on account. 0

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Origin of account receivable

First appearance:

before 1935
One of the 8% newest English words
First recorded in 1935-40

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Parts of speech for Account receivable


account receivable popularity

This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 27% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

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Synonyms for account receivable

noun account receivable

  • bill — A bill is a written statement of money that you owe for goods or services.
  • debt — A debt is a sum of money that you owe someone.
  • invoice — an itemized bill for goods sold or services provided, containing individual prices, the total charge, and the terms.
  • receivable — fit for acceptance; acceptable.

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