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"action" Meaning in English

1. something done, usually as opposed to something said
Part of speech : noun
Example : There were stories of murders and other unnatural actions.
2. the most important or interesting work or activity in a specific area or field
Part of speech : noun
Example : the action is no longer in technology stocks but in municipal bonds
3. a military engagement
Part of speech : noun
Example : The unit saw action in Korea.
4. a judicial proceeding brought by one party against another
Part of speech : noun
5. an act by a government body or supranational organization
Part of speech : noun
Example : recent federal action undermined the segregationist position
6. the operating part that transmits power to a mechanism
Part of speech : noun
Example : the piano had a very stiff action
7. the trait of being active and energetic and forceful
Part of speech : noun
Example : A person ready to jump, leap, or run at any moment is ready for action.
8. the series of events that form a plot
Part of speech : noun
Example : The writer's newer novels have a lot of action.
9. a process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings)
Part of speech : noun
Example : the action of natural forces
10. the state of being active
Part of speech : noun
11. to put in effect
Part of speech : verb
Example : I actioned the plan.
12. to institute legal proceedings against
Part of speech : verb
Example : It looks like we will have to action them to get the to budge.
Synonyms

Translation for "action"

action meaning in spanish : acción
  • action meaning in german : Aktion
  • action meaning in japanese : アクション
  • action meaning in turkish : aksiyon
  • action meaning in chinese : 行动
  • action meaning in arabic : عمل
  • action meaning in polish : akcja
  • action meaning in hindi : कार्य
  • action meaning in french : action
  • action meaning in russian : действие