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Noun

the process or state of acting or of being active
The machine is not in action now.
something done or performed; act; deed.
an act that one consciously wills and that may be characterized by physical or mental activity
a crisis that demands action instead of debate; hoping for constructive action by the landlord.
actions, habitual or usual acts; conduct
He is responsible for his actions.
energetic activity
a man of action.
an exertion of power or force
the action of wind upon a ship's sails.
effect or influence
the action of morphine.
Physiology . a change in organs, tissues, or cells leading to performance of a function, as in muscular contraction.
way or manner of moving
the action of a machine or of a horse.
the mechanism by which something is operated, as that of a gun or a piano.
a military encounter or engagement; battle, skirmish, or the like.
actual engagement in fighting an enemy; military or naval combat
He saw action in Vietnam.
Literature . the main subject or story, as distinguished from an incidental episode.
Theater .
an event or series of events that form part of a dramatic plot
the action of a scene.
one of the three unities. Compare unity ( def. 8 ) .
the gestures or deportment of an actor or speaker.
Fine Arts . the appearance of animation, movement, or emotion given to figures by their attitude, position, or expression.
Law .
a proceeding instituted by one party against another.
the right of bringing it.
Slang .
interesting or exciting activity, often of an illicit nature
He gave us some tips on where the action was.
gambling or the excitement of gambling
The casino usually offers plenty of action.
money bet in gambling, esp. illegally.
Ecclesiastical .
a religious ceremony, esp. a Eucharistic service.
the canon of the Mass.
those parts of a service of worship in which the congregation participates.

Adjective

characterized by brisk or dynamic action
an action car; an action melodrama.

Idioms

in action
performing or taking part in a characteristic act
The school baseball team is in action tonight.
working; functioning
His rescuing the child was bravery in action.
out of action, removed from action
as by sudden disability
The star halfback is out of action with a bad knee.
piece of the action
Informal . a share of the proceeds or profits
Cut me in for a piece of the action.
take action
to start doing something
As soon as we get his decision, we'll take action.
to start a legal procedure.

Antonyms

noun
cessation , idleness , inaction , inactivity , inertia , repose , rest , stoppage , stagnation

Synonyms

noun
activity , agility , alacrity , alertness , animation , bag * , ballgame , big idea , bit * , business , bustle , commotion , dash , deal , energy , enterprise , flurry , force , functioning , game , going , happening , haste , hoopla * , hopper , industry , in the works , life , liveliness , motion , movement , occupation , operation , plan , power , process , proposition , racket * , reaction , response , rush , scene , spirit , stir , stunt , trip , turmoil , vigor , vim , vitality , vivacity , accomplishment , achievement , act , blow , commission , dealings , doing , effort , execution , exercise , exertion , exploit , feat , handiwork , maneuver , manipulation , move , performance , procedure , step , stroke , thrust , transaction , undertaking , case , cause , claim , lawsuit , litigation , proceeding , prosecution , suit , battle , combat , conflict , contest , encounter , engagement , fight , fighting , fray , skirmish , warfare , deed , thing , work , comportment , conduct , deportment , way , instance , (law) lawsuit , advancement , adventure , affair , agency , alarums and excursions , arena , behavior , charade , coup , deeds , discipline , excitement , function , hyperkinesia , incentive , inducement , initiative , labor , means , mechanics , motivation , pl. conduct , play , plot , practice , production , replevin , sprightliness , stadium , stage , stimulus , tempest , vortex

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