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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Chargeable  \Charge"a*ble\,  a. 
  1.  That  may  be  charged,  laid,  imposed,  or  imputes;  as  a  duty 
  chargeable  on  iron;  a  fault  chargeable  on  a  man. 
 
  2.  Subject  to  be  charge  or  accused;  liable  or  responsible; 
  as  revenues  chargeable  with  a  claim;  a  man  chargeable 
  with  murder. 
 
  3.  Serving  to  create  expense;  costly;  burdensome. 
 
  That  we  might  not  be  chargeable  to  any  of  you  --2. 
  Thess.  iii.  8. 
 
  For  the  sculptures,  which  are  elegant,  were  very 
  chargeable.  --Evelyn. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  chargeable 
  adj  :  liable  to  be  accused,  or  cause  for  such  liability;  "the 
  suspect  was  chargeable";  "an  indictable  offense"  [syn: 
  {indictable}] 




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