Actionable Definition

ăkshə-nə-bəl
adjective
Giving cause for legal action.
An actionable statement.
American Heritage
That gives cause for an action or lawsuit.
Webster's New World
Relating to or being information that allows a decision to be made or action to be taken.
American Heritage

(law) Affording grounds for legal action.

I'm sure it's not good of me to write that he's a lush, but is it actionable?
Clearly the libelous book is actionable, but I'm not commenting on anything to do with legal issues.
Wiktionary
(management) 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?
Wiktionary
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noun
Wrongful conduct that provide grounds for a lawsuit or other legal proceeding.
Webster's New World Law

Origin of Actionable

  • Compare Late Latin actionabilis. See action.

    From Wiktionary

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