Action ( noun , verb )

(As a noun)

Action ( noun )

  1. The process or state of acting or doing: took action to improve conditions.
  2. An act or a series of acts: a public service action.
  3. A particular type of behavior: took the initiative and took action.
  4. A legal proceeding: filed an action for damages.
  5. A military or naval operation: took part in the action.

Origin:

Middle english, from latin actio, from agere to do.

Examples:

  1. The government is taking action to address the issue.
  2. He was praised for his quick action in an emergency.
  3. The company has taken legal action against the employee.
  4. The book describes the action of the battle in great detail.
  5. The movie is full of action and adventure.

(As a verb)

Action ( verb )

  1. The process or state of acting or doing: took action to improve conditions.
  2. An act or a series of acts: a public service action.
  3. A particular type of behavior: took the initiative and took action.
  4. A legal proceeding: filed an action for damages.
  5. A military or naval operation: took part in the action.

Origin:

Middle english, from latin actio, from agere to do.

Examples:

  1. The government is taking action to address the issue.
  2. He was praised for his quick action in an emergency.
  3. The company has taken legal action against the employee.
  4. The book describes the action of the battle in great detail.
  5. The movie is full of action and adventure.
Some random words: actionable, outpace, dustbin