Definition of chargeable in US English:

chargeable

adjective

  • See charge

    • ‘Business profits are made up of income from all sources, together with its chargeable gains for the accounting period.’
    • ‘The interest rate chargeable for late payment is the European Central Bank rate plus 7 percentage points.’
    • ‘Members of City of York Council's executive were also considering extending the chargeable times in city centre car parks until 9pm.’
    • ‘Yes, you will be chargeable to capital gains on the gift, subject to your current annual exemption allowance of #7100 if the gift is made in this current tax year.’
    • ‘In Yorkshire, 75 per cent of householders waste high levels of energy every day by leaving appliances on standby and leaving chargeable appliances plugged in.’

Pronunciation

chargeable

/ˈCHärjəb(ə)l//ˈtʃɑrdʒəb(ə)l/