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Action 1Definition: A process or condition of acting or moving, as opposed to rest; the doing of something; exertion of power or force, as when one body
acts on another; the effect of power exerted on one body by another; agency; activity; operation; as, the action of heat; a man of action.
Action 2Definition: An act; a thing done; a deed; an enterprise.
deeds; hence, conduct;
Action 3Definition: The event or connected series of
events, either real or imaginary, forming the subject of a play, poem, or other composition; the
unfolding of the drama of
Action 4Definition: Movement; as, the horse has a spirited action.
Action 5Definition: Effective motion; also, mechanism; as, the breech action of a gun.
Action 6Definition: Any one of the active
processes going on in an organism; the performance of a function; as, the action of the heart, the
muscles, or the gastric juice.
Action 7Definition: Gesticulation; the external
deportment of the speaker, or the suiting of his attitude, voice,
gestures, and countenance, to the subject, or to the
Action 8Definition: The attitude or position of the several
parts of the body as expressive of the sentiment or passion depicted.
Action 9Definition: A suit or process, by which a demand is made of a right in a court of justice; in a broad sense, a judicial proceeding for the enforcement or protection of a right, the redress or prevention of a wrong, or the punishment of a public offense.
Action 10Definition: A right of action; as, the law gives an action for every claim.
Action 11Definition: A share in the capital stock of a
joint-stock company, or in the public
funds; hence, in the plural, equivalent to
Action 12Definition: An engagement between
troops in war, whether on land or water; a battle; a fight; as, a general action, a partial action.
action 13Definition: something done (usually as opposed to something said); "there were stories of
murders and other unnatural
action 14Definition: 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"
action 15Definition: a military engagement; "he saw action in Korea"
action 16Definition: 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
action 17Definition: 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 18Definition: the operating part that
transmits power to a mechanism; "the piano had a very stiff action"
action 19Definition: the trait of being active and energetic and forceful; "a man of action"
action 20Definition: the series of
events that form a plot; "his
novels always have a lot of action"
action 21Definition: a process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human
beings); "the action of natural
forces"; "volcanic activity"
action 22Definition: the state of being active; "his sphere of activity"; "he is out of action"
action 23Definition: put in effect; "carry out a task"; "execute the decision of the people"; "He
actioned the operation"
action 24Definition: institute legal proceedings against; file a suit against; "He was warned that the district attorney would process him"; "She
actioned the company for discrimination"