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Definitions for actionable
ˈæk ʃə nə bəlac·tion·able

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. actionableadjective

    affording grounds for legal action

    "slander is an actionable offense"


  1. actionableadjective

    Affording grounds for legal action.

  2. actionableadjective

    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. Etymology: Compare actionabilis. See action.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Actionableadjective

    That which admits an action in law to be brought against it; punishable.

    Etymology: from action.

    After he had been thus, as a man would think, quite extinguished, his process was formed; whereby he was found guilty of nought else, that I could learn, which was actionable, but of ambition. James Howell, Vocal Forest.


  1. actionable

    Actionable refers to information or situations which one can practically act upon or use to make decisions. It suggests a clear path or solution for moving forward. It can also refer to any act, circumstance, or decision which provides legal grounds for a lawsuit or prosecution.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Actionableadjective

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

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

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of actionable in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of actionable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of actionable in a Sentence

  1. The Chargers:

    We have tried for more than 14 years, through nine separate proposals and seven different mayors, to create a world-class stadium experience for fans in San Diego, despite these efforts, there is still no certain, actionable solution to the stadium problem. We are sad to have reached this point.

  2. Michael McCaul:

    Right now, the security at subways and on trains is based on K9s, but also good actionable intelligence, in the case of our American heroes that took down this terrorist, it’s just vigilance on the traveling part of the public that did that.

  3. Steve Harvey:

    Watson will look for actionable targets.

  4. Aruna Chandran:

    With continual efforts to make improvements, we hope that this means that public health practitioners and policymakers, no matter where they’re from, what their political views might be, or what their personal ideas are, this is something we can come together on because this is an actionable place where we can make a difference in our obesity epidemic, which has felt so just intractable and so difficult to overcome, now, we can think of this not as a foregone conclusion, we can make a difference.

  5. Peter Trelenberg:

    We certainly recognize the direction of travel that Paris sets out and the ambitions for society to get to net zero as early as possible before the end of the century, what we have tried to do is to develop specific actionable plans that we can hold our organization accountable to drive continuous improvement in emissions.

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