Action synonyms

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A process or action that is part of a series in some work
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The organization consisting of those active in this way
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The state or quality of being active; nimbleness; agility; vigorous action or operation; energy; active force; as, an increasing variety of human activities.
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A department or other administrative unit of a government; also, the office or headquarters of, or the district administered by such unit of government.
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(liturgics) A versicle or anthem said or sung during or after a lection; a respond or responsory.
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An activity that serves as one's regular source of livelihood; a vocation.
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The capacity or power to do work, such as the capacity to move an object (of a given mass) by the application of force. Energy can exist in a variety of forms, such as electrical, mechanical, chemical, thermal, or nuclear, and can be transformed from one form to another. It is measured by the amount of work done, usually in joules or watts.
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The state or degree of being ready.
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(Archaic) Mental agitation
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The limit of this quotient as the time of travel becomes vanishingly small; the first derivative of distance with respect to time.
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An undertaking or project, especially a daring and courageous one.
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An earnest attempt or effort
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A demand for money or property. An assertion that one is entitled to, or the perceived or actual right to receive, money or property. The totality of facts that gives rise to a right to receive money or property that is enforceable in court. In some states and in the federal courts, the same as claim for relief.
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A mercantile or speculative enterprise of hazard; a venture; a shipment by a merchant on his own account.
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Any state opposed to rest and quiet
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A process that involves changes within the nucleus of an atom
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A sending or mission (to do or accomplish something).
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Earnest, steady effort; constant diligence in or application to work
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A slight movement:
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The plot or events in a creative work
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(Countable) An objective or a matter needing to be dealt with.
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(Physics) A measure of energy expended in moving an object; most commonly, force times distance. No work is done if the object does not move.
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The power to produce an outcome or achieve a result:
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Energetic activity; effort
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A period of something, usually painful or unpleasant
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Work done by the hands.
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Plural form of dealing
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A manner of proceeding; a way of performing or effecting something:
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The definition of a stunt is the process that causes someone or something to stop growing, or something outrageous which is done to get attention.
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(Slang) An act of prostitution. Generally used with turn.
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Suit means a collection or set of things.
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A lawsuit
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The definition of a lawsuit is a legal act of suing between private parties, or a case in a civil court.
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A protracted controversy or struggle:
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A promise or agreement to be at a particular place at a particular time:
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(Uncountable, biology) The process by which a mature multicellular organism or part of an organism is produced by the addition of new cells.
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Progress is moving forwards towards an end goal, or is making things better or more advanced.
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(Often figuratively) The process by which something unfolds or becomes revealed.
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Sleep or the refreshment resulting from inactivity or sleep:
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The quality or condition of being quiet:
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Lack or absence of action.
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The definition of a trial is a hearing in a court case, a test or a hardship.
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A plan; a purpose.
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The plot or events in a creative work
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The plot or events in a creative work
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A social art or skill
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(Video games) An award for completing a particular task or meeting an objective.
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The act of advancing, or the state of being advanced; progression; improvement; furtherance; promotion to a higher place or dignity; as, the advancement of learning.
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In general, any frantic activity.
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The preparation of animated cartoons
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An arena is defined as a place or or location where forces contend or major events unfold.
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(Uncountable) The way a device or system operates.
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(Academia) An instance or event as a topic of study.
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A specific kind of riddle in which a word or phrase to find is split in several parts that can each be guessed from a verbal clue.
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The manner of guiding or carrying oneself; personal deportment; mode of action; behavior.
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An incompatibility, as of two things that cannot be simultaneously fulfilled.
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The definition of a coup is a political uprising in which power changes hands or a successful strategic move.
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Action; actual performance
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Plural form of deed
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Controlled behavior resulting from disciplinary training; self-control:
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The act or an instance of exciting.
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(Law) The formal process by which a contract is made valid and put into binding effect.
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(Biology) The physiological activity of an organ or body part.
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Something that stimulates one to take action, work harder, etc.; stimulus
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The definition of an inducement is a bribe or something that persuades someone to do something.
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A beginning or introductory step; an opening move:
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The work accomplished by, or the role in production of, all workers, esp. workers for wages
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The quality of being lively; animation; energy.
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Any movement or procedure intended as a skillful or shrewd step toward some objective; stratagem; artifice; scheme
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The definition of means is money or financing to afford or do something.
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The mechanical aspect; technical part
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A meaningful or expressive change in the position of the body or a part of the body; a gesture.
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The act or process of motivating:
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(Countable) (turn-based games) An action carried out when it is one's turn to play.
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Control, particularly legal or political (jurisdiction).
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The act or process of doing something; performance or action:
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A record of the business transacted by a learned society or other organized group
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(Biology) An outgrowth of tissue; a projecting part:
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A work of art or literature.
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The recovery of goods by the person claiming to own them, on a promise to test the matter in court and give the goods up again if defeated
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The property of being sprightly.
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(Medicine) A stage or period in the course of a disease.
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The definition of a stage is a platform or an area of raised floor.
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A stage in a process:
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Stimulus is something that causes a reaction, especially interest, excitement or energy.
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A violent storm with high winds, esp. one accompanied by rain, hail, or snow
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Continuous pressure of one part against another, as of a rafter against a wall
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An act of carrying out some form of business between two persons.
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The quality or state of being vivacious
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(Figuratively) Anything that involves constant violent or chaotic activity around some centre.
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The quality of being inactive; idleness; passiveness.
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The more inertia an object has, the less the object will change its motion when it meets another force.
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The state of being idle; inactivity.
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A ceasing, or stopping, either forever or for some time
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The act of stopping or the condition of being stopped; a halt:
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Calm; tranquillity; peace
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An action; doing
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The manner in which one behaves.
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The manner in which one behaves or conducts oneself
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Freedom to do as one wishes:
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(Law) A suit or action in court; any legal process by which a party endeavors to obtain his claim, or what he regards as his right; case; ground of action.
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A case offered as an exemplification or a precedent; an illustrative example. [from 16th c.]
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Contention or strife:
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The series of events and episodes that form the plot of a story or play:
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(Informal) A hairdo.
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The manner in which one behaves.
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(Slang, uncountable) The police.
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a military engagement
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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
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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
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the operating part that transmits power to a mechanism
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A process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings). For example, volcanic activity and tidal activities.
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a process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings)
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The state or quality of being active.
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(Idiomatic) To manage to execute; to perform successfully, all the way to the end.
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To make complete; perfect
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To follow out or carry out; do; perform; fulfill
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(Idiomatic) To fulfill.
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To do, perform, or obey (a task or order, for example); carry out.
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(Archaic) To fill up.
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To sue is defined as to bring a legal action against a person or an organization.
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To bring a lawsuit or defend against a lawsuit in court.
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A public show that is popular in Spain, Mexico, and some other countries, in which a matador challenges a bull with a sword in an enclosed arena: in most countries, the bull is usually killed
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A contest, in a cockpit, between gamecocks fitted with cockspurs
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The definition of a subplot is an additional story line to the main plot of a fictional story.
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Bullfighting (in classical times)
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The act or style of performing a work or role before an audience.
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The practice of manipulating or the state of being manipulated.
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(Computing) A cover to protect and hide the back panel of a computer or other office machine.
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A state of great disorder or uncertainty.
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A snack consisting of soft ice cream with small pieces of fruit, cookie, etc.
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A strong organized effort to accomplish a purpose:
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The quality of being alert or on the alert; briskness; nimbleness; activity.
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Effective legal or binding force; validity
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Something that actually exists regarded as a subject for an artist:
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The definition of a dash is a quick movement or a small amount of an ingredient.
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A press, as of business or traffic, necessitating unusual haste or effort
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(Countable) The movement of people or things
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Speed; swiftness; dispatch.
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The definition of activism is the use of direct action to achieve an end, either for or against an issue.
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(Informal) The power of going; animation; energy
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(Australia, vulgar, dated) sewage.
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(Informal) Alertness, vigor, or energy
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A relatively rare or difficult accomplishment.
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The definition of an exploit is a heroic act or an act worthy of praise.
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An individual deed
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A means to an end:
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The definition of a blow is a hard hit or upsetting news, or receiving upsetting information.
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(Sciences) An individual discharge of lightning.
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A scheme or maneuver designed to achieve an objective, as in surprising an enemy or deceiving someone.
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The work involved in performing an activity; exertion.
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(Games) An act of transferring a piece from one position to another in board games.
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Activities that go on every day:
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A fight or battle; an occasion on which people fight
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A thing to be done; business
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