Example Sentences

It looks like we will have to action them to get the to budge.

I actioned the plan.

the action of natural forces

The writer's newer novels have a lot of action.

A person ready to jump, leap, or run at any moment is ready for action.

the piano had a very stiff action

recent federal action undermined the segregationist position

The unit saw action in Korea.

the action is no longer in technology stocks but in municipal bonds

There were stories of murders and other unnatural actions.



to institute legal proceedings against

Synonyms: process


to put in effect

Synonyms: accomplish, fulfil, fulfill, execute, carry out, carry through


the state of being active

Synonyms: activeness, activity


a process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings)

Synonyms: natural action, natural process, activity


the series of events that form a plot


the trait of being active and energetic and forceful


the operating part that transmits power to a mechanism

Synonyms: action mechanism


an act by a government body or supranational organization


a judicial proceeding brought by one party against another

Synonyms: action at law, legal action


a military engagement

Synonyms: military action


the most important or interesting work or activity in a specific area or field


something done, usually as opposed to something said

Other words

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