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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.

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. Steven Atlas:

    The key question is whether such knowledge is actionable, can it lead to changing behavior to prevent future episodes or can it direct treatment that results in quicker resolution of symptoms? For the most part, the answer to both of these questions is no.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. Steve Harvey:

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

  5. Beth Garvey:

    There is a clear difference between actionable retaliation and protected speech and it is clear that the Chairman doesn’t understand the difference.

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