1. affording grounds for legal action
- slander is an actionable offense
Similar word(s): unjust
2. that can be acted on; that can be used as the basis for taking action.
Sentences with actionable as an adjective:
- 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.