What does the word transferable mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • That may be transferred.

Usage examples for transferable

  1. In rendering power transferable by election, it made it a public magistracy; whilst privilege, in rendering it hereditary by transmission, makes it private property. – History of the French Revolution from 1789 to 1814 by F. A. M. Miguet
  2. For this undertaking, Fontana was created a knight of the Golden Spur, and a Roman nobleman; he had a pension of 2000 crowns, transferable to his heirs, ten knighthoods, 5000 crowns of gold in ready money, and every description of material used in the work, which was valued at more than 20, 000 crowns. – Anecdotes of Painters, Engravers, Sculptors and Architects and Curiosities of Art (Vol. 3 of 3) by S. Spooner