Term:action

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OVERVIEW OF NOUN ACTION

1) action: something done (usually as opposed to something said); “there were stories of murders and other unnatural actions”

2) action, activity, activeness: the state of being active; “his sphere of activity”; “he is out of action”

3) legal action, action, action at law: a judicial proceeding brought by one party against another; one party prosecutes another for a wrong done or for protection of a right or for prevention of a wrong

4) action: an act by a government body or supranational organization; “recent federal action undermined the segregationist position”; “the United Nations must have the power to propose and organize action without being hobbled by irrelevant issues”; “the Union action of emancipating Southern slaves”

5) military action, action: a military engagement; “he saw action in Korea”

6) natural process, natural action, action, activity: a process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings); “the action of natural forces”; “volcanic activity”

7) action: the series of events that form a plot; “his novels always have a lot of action”

8) action, action mechanism: the operating part that transmits power to a mechanism; “the piano had a very stiff action”

9) action: the trait of being active and energetic and forceful; “a man of action”

10) action: the most important or interesting work or activity in a specific area or field; “the action is no longer in technology stocks but in municipal bonds”; “gawkers always try to get as close to the action as possible

OVERVIEW OF VERB ACTION

1) action, sue, litigate, process: institute legal proceedings against; file a suit against; “He was warned that the district attorney would process him”; “She actioned the company for discrimination”

2) carry through, accomplish, execute, carry out, action, fulfill, fulfil: put in effect; “carry out a task”; “execute the decision of the people”; “He actioned the operation

noun action has 10 sense(s) (first 9 from tagged texts)


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