Definition of ACTION

noun : ACTION

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) something done (usually as opposed to something said); "there were stories of murders and other unnatural actions" ;

  • 5. (

    ) the series of events that form a plot; "his novels always have a lot of action" ;

  • 6. (

    ) the trait of being active and energetic and forceful; "a man of action" ;

  • 8. (

    ) 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 ;

  • 9. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 10. (

    ) 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" ;

verb : ACTION

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) institute legal proceedings against; file a suit against; "He was warned that the district attorney would process him"; "She actioned the company for discrimination" ;

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