Synonyms for actionable

Grammar : Adj
Spell : ak-shuh-nuh-buh l
Phonetic Transcription : ˈæk ʃə nə bəl

Définition of actionable

Origin :
  • 1590s; from action + -able.
  • adj litigable
Example sentences :
  • Sir—If it be not actionable, permit me to say that you really are delightful!!
  • Extract from : « The Gentle Art of Making Enemies » by James McNeill Whistler
  • Shocking and ungentlemanly terms, and what is worse, actionable.
  • Extract from : « Bardell v. Pickwick » by Percy Fitzgerald
  • They can do all of wrong which is profitable, without that part which is actionable.
  • Extract from : « Twelve Causes of Dishonesty » by Henry Ward Beecher
  • Such a transaction as that between man and man would be actionable as a fraud.
  • Extract from : « About Ireland » by E. Lynn Linton
  • Whatever might be thought of his conduct it was not actionable.
  • Extract from : « The Divine Fire » by May Sinclair
  • And to the legal mind what was not actionable was irrelevant.
  • Extract from : « The Divine Fire » by May Sinclair
  • But it strikes me that such a statement, relative to Mr. Obadiah Scantlebray, is actionable.
  • Extract from : « In the Roar of the Sea » by Sabine Baring-Gould
  • Mere concealment is not actionable unless it amounts not only to suppressio veri, but to suggestio falsi.
  • Extract from : « Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 11, Slice 1 "Franciscans" to "French Language" » by Various
  • There are other London fiends removable by various measures, concerning which much might be said if they were not actionable.
  • Extract from : « Punch, Or The London Charivari, Vol. 101. October 24, 1891 » by Various
  • Yes; but that sort of trespassing is not actionable nowadays; and besides, I don't know what Mary might have said.'
  • Extract from : « When a Man's Single » by J. M. Barrie

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