Definition of exigible in English:



  • (of a tax, duty, or other payment) able to be charged or levied.

    ‘Canadian courts are still reluctant to hold that partial interests in goods are exigible’
    • ‘The Trustee consented and I ruled that the matter could proceed, on the basis that the claim for equalization would be exigible only as against the pension.’
    • ‘In summary, the CRA takes the position that the above payments do not relate to a supply, and therefore, GST is not exigible.’
    • ‘The argument then adverts to the fact that the appellant does not dispute that EHT is exigible in respect of the commercial drywallers.’
    • ‘Katana was simply trying to divest himself of any assets he saw as exigible under a Judgment.’


Early 17th century: from French, from exiger demand, exact, from Latin exigere (see exact).