Definitions for actionableˈæk ʃə nə bəl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. actionable(adj)

    affording grounds for legal action

    "slander is an actionable offense"

Wiktionary

  1. actionable(Adjective)

    Affording grounds for legal action.

  2. actionable(Adjective)

    Capable of being articulated as an action item or a set of action items.

    One of our objectives in the next cycle is to have reviewed the documentation and determine the feasibility of our project plan schedule. Is that actionable? Can we determine any deliverables for this?

  3. Origin: Compare actionabilis. See action.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Actionable(adj)

    that may be the subject of an action or suit at law; as, to call a man a thief is actionable

  2. Origin: [Cf. LL. actionabilis. See Action.]

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Steve Harvey:

    Watson will look for actionable targets.

  2. Steve Harvey:

    When institutions do genetic sequencing, only about half the cases come back with something actionable.

  3. Blair Nicholas:

    Our clients are extremely pleased with Judge Scheindlin's order, sustaining actionable claims on all the RMBS trusts in our action.

  4. Tim Pychyl:

    All of a sudden, you think you are riding the Tour de France. ... The key is to find this very small actionable step that will prime the pump and get you in the zone.

  5. Nick White:

    The response to this emergency is far too slow, overall, I think this should be fought as a war, with research providing the real-time, actionable intelligence. Wars are not fought by committees.


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