Meaning of amortizable in English:


Pronunciation /əˈmɔːtʌɪzəbl/


(also amortisable)
  • 1Designating a debt or loan which can be paid off gradually with regular repayments over a period of time.

    Chiefly with reference to loan repayments (especially mortgage loans) or national debt (often repaid by means of a sinking fund).

  • 2Accounting
    Designating a cost or asset which can be written off gradually.


Mid 19th century; earliest use found in The Times. From amortize + -able.