Bills receivable
Receivable Re*ceiv"a*ble (r[-e]*s[=e]v"[.a]*b'l), a. [Cf. F. recevable.] Capable of being received. -- {Re*ceiv"a*ble*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

{Bills receivable}. See under 6th {Bill}. [1913 Webster]


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  • bills receivable — ➔ bill of exchange * * * bills receivable UK US noun [plural] ► ACCOUNTING the bills of exchange that a company will receive payment for in the future, and the part of the company s accounts that shows these bills. Bills receivable form part of a …   Financial and business terms

  • Bills receivable — Bill Bill, n. [OE. bill, bille, fr. LL. billa (or OF. bille), for L. bulla anything rounded, LL., seal, stamp, letter, edict, roll; cf. F. bille a ball, prob. fr. Ger.; cf. MHG. bickel, D. bikkel, dice. Cf. {Bull} papal edict, {Billet} a paper.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bills receivable — An accounting term used in financial statements, promissory notes, bills of exchange or other written instruments for the payment of money at a future date. Miami Coal Co. v Fox, 203 Ind 99, 176 NE 11, 79 ALR 333; demands generally. State use of… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • bills receivable — An item that may appear in a firm s accounts under current assets, summarizing the bills of exchange being held until the funds become available when they mature …   Accounting dictionary

  • bills receivable — The amounts owed to a business by its debtors, i. e. its customers. An item that may appear in a firm s accounts under current assets, summarizing the bills of exchange being held until the funds become available when they mature …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • bills receivable — financial commitments received by a business …   English contemporary dictionary

  • receivable — [ri sē′və bəl] adj. [ME resceyuable < Anglo Fr receivable, for OFr recevable: also < RECEIVE + ABLE] 1. that can be received 2. due; requiring payment [accounts receivable] 3. suitable for acceptance n. [pl.] accounts or bills rece …   English World dictionary

  • Receivable — Re*ceiv a*ble (r[ e]*s[=e]v [.a]*b l), a. [Cf. F. recevable.] Capable of being received. {Re*ceiv a*ble*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] {Bills receivable}. See under 6th {Bill}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • receivable bills — See bills receivable …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Bills payable — Bill Bill, n. [OE. bill, bille, fr. LL. billa (or OF. bille), for L. bulla anything rounded, LL., seal, stamp, letter, edict, roll; cf. F. bille a ball, prob. fr. Ger.; cf. MHG. bickel, D. bikkel, dice. Cf. {Bull} papal edict, {Billet} a paper.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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