actionable

[ ak-shuh-nuh-buh l ]
/ ˈæk ʃə nə bəl /

adjective

furnishing ground for a lawsuit.
liable to a lawsuit.
ready to go or be put into action; ready for use: to retrieve actionable copy from a computer.

Nearby words

  1. action potential,
  2. action replay,
  3. action reporter,
  4. action stations,
  5. action verb,
  6. actioner,
  7. actions speak louder than words,
  8. actis,
  9. actium,
  10. activate

Origin of actionable

First recorded in 1585–95; action + -able

Related forms
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British Dictionary definitions for actionability

actionable

/ (ˈækʃənəbəl) /

adjective

law affording grounds for legal action
Derived Formsactionably, adverb

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Word Origin and History for actionability

actionable

adj.

1590s; from action + -able.

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