adjective ac·tion·able \ˈak-sh(ə-)nə-bəl\

law : giving a reason to bring an action or a lawsuit against someone

: able to be used as a basis or reason for doing something

Full Definition of ACTIONABLE

:  subject to or affording ground for an action or suit at law
:  capable of being acted on <actionable information>
ac·tion·ably \-blē\ adverb

Examples of ACTIONABLE

  1. Firing people because of their age is actionable.
  2. We've received actionable information that the men are hiding in these mountains.

First Known Use of ACTIONABLE


Other Legal Terms

alienable, carceral, chattel, complicity, decedent, larceny, malfeasance, modus operandi


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