Meaning of payability in English:


Pronunciation /ˌpeɪəˈbɪlɪti/


  • 1Ability or willingness to pay; (also of a debt, sum of money, etc.) the quality of having to be paid.

  • 2Mining
    Of a mine or mining area: the capacity to be worked profitably.

  • 3More generally: the quality of being profitable or remunerative.


Early 19th century; earliest use found in Blackwood's Magazine. From payable + -ity see -bility.