actionable [ak-shuh-nuh-buh l] Word Origin adjective

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

Origin of actionable First recorded in 1585–95; action + -able Related formsac·tion·a·bil·i·ty, nounac·tion·a·bly, adverbnon·ac·tion·a·ble, adjectivenon·ac·tion·a·bly, adverbun·ac·tion·a·ble, adjective British Dictionary definitions for unactionable actionable adjective

  1. law affording grounds for legal action

Derived Formsactionably, adverb Word Origin and History for unactionable actionable adj.

1590s; from action + -able.

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