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action

synonym (synonym of action)

  • (noun.state)
    the state of being active (noun.state)
     
  • (noun.act)
    a military engagement (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.process)
    a process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings) (noun.process)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    the operating part that transmits power to a mechanism (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.act)
    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 preventi more.. (noun.act)
     
  • (verb.social)
    institute legal proceedings against; file a suit against (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.creation)
    put in effect (verb.creation)
     

antonym (antonym of action)

hypernym (action IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • 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 (noun.act)
    (law) the institution of a sequence of steps by which legal judgments are invoked (noun.act)
     
  • a military engagement (noun.act)
    action taken by a group of people (noun.act)
     
  • a process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings) (noun.process)
    a sustained phenomenon or one marked by gradual changes through a series of states (noun.tops)
     
  • institute legal proceedings against; file a suit against (verb.social)
    issue a challenge to (verb.communication)
     
  • put in effect (verb.creation)
    come or bring to a finish or an end (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.creation)
    produce (verb.creation)
     
  • something done (usually as opposed to something said) (noun.act)
    something that people do or cause to happen (noun.tops)
     
  • the most important or interesting work or activity in a specific area or field (noun.act)
    activity directed toward making or doing something (noun.act)
     
  • the operating part that transmits power to a mechanism (noun.artifact)
    device consisting of a piece of machinery; has moving parts that perform some function (noun.artifact)
     
  • the series of events that form a plot (noun.communication)
    the story that is told in a novel or play or movie etc. (noun.communication)
     
  • the state of being active (noun.state)
    the way something is with respect to its main attributes (noun.tops)
     
  • the trait of being active and energetic and forceful (noun.attribute)
    the trait of being highly motivated (noun.attribute)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF action relation)

  • 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 (noun.act)
    a legal action brought against parties who are charged with limiting free competition in the market place (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    legal action to protect a private civil right or to compel a civil remedy (as distinguished from criminal prosecution) (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    a claim filed in opposition to another claim in a legal action (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    a legal action to determine custody (usually of children following a divorce) (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    a pending lawsuit (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the institution and conduct of legal proceedings against a defendant for criminal behavior (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    a representative legal action whose outcome is likely to become a precedent (noun.act)
     
  • a military engagement (noun.act)
    a military action of coordinated land, sea, and air forces organized for an invasion (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    a hostile meeting of opposing military forces in the course of a war (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    a war measure that isolates some area of importance to the enemy (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    (military) military action or resources protecting a country against potential enemies (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    military action involving the use of electromagnetic energy to determine or exploit or reduce or prevent hostile use of the electromagnetic spectrum (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    a local military action without declaration of war; against violators of international peace and order (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the military action of resisting the enemy's advance (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the ostentatious display of military power (with the implied threat that it might be used) (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    a military action in which besieged troops burst forth from their position (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the waging of armed conflict against an enemy (noun.act)
     
  • a process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings) (noun.process)
    the spread of a group of organisms into new habitats (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.process)
    (physics) the process in which incident radiated energy is retained without reflection or transmission on passing through a medium (noun.process)
     
  • (noun.process)
    the process of becoming acid or being converted into an acid (noun.process)
     
  • (noun.process)
    (thermodynamics) any process that occurs without gain or loss of heat (noun.process)
     
  • (noun.process)
    the process of exposing to air (so as to purify) (noun.process)
     
  • (noun.process)
    the process of preventing redeposition (noun.process)
     
  • (noun.process)
    any process in which an atomic or nuclear system acquires an additional particle (noun.process)
     
  • (noun.process)
    the process of separating substances of different densities by the use of a centrifuge (noun.process)
     
  • (noun.process)
    (chemistry) any process determined by the atomic and molecular composition and structure of the substances involved (noun.process)
     
  • (noun.process)
    a process used for separating mixtures by virtue of differences in absorbency (noun.process)
     
  • (noun.process)
    the formation of stonelike objects within a body organ (e.g., the kidneys) (noun.process)
     
  • (noun.process)
    the process of changing from a gaseous to a liquid or solid state (noun.process)
     
  • (noun.process)
    (meteorology) the vertical movement of heat or other properties by massive motion within the atmosphere (noun.process)
     
  • (noun.process)
    the process of forming semisolid lumps in a liquid (noun.process)
     
  • (noun.process)
    the process of gradually becoming inferior (noun.process)
     
  • (noun.process)
    the process of removing magnetization (noun.process)
     
  • (noun.process)
    changing from an adsorbed state on a surface to a gaseous or liquid state (noun.process)
     
  • (noun.process)
    (physics) the process in which there is movement of a substance from an area of high concentration of that substance to an area of lower concentration (noun.process)
     
  • (noun.process)
    separation into component parts (noun.process)
     
  • (noun.process)
    the process of purifying a liquid by boiling it and condensing its vapors (noun.process)
     
  • (noun.process)
    the gradual departure from an intended course due to external influences (as a ship or plane) (noun.process)
     
  • (noun.process)
    the process of bubbling as gas escapes (noun.process)
     
  • (noun.process)
    the motion of charged particles in a colloid under the influence of an electric field; particles with a positive charge go to the cathode and negative more.. (noun.process)
     
  • (noun.process)
    (ecology) the process by which a plant or animal becomes established in a new habitat (noun.process)
     
  • (noun.process)
    the reduction of the intensity of radiation as a consequence of absorption and radiation (noun.process)
     
  • (noun.process)
    the process of obtaining something from a mixture or compound by chemical or physical or mechanical means (noun.process)
     
  • (noun.process)
    the process in which part of the output of a system is returned to its input in order to regulate its further output (noun.process)
     
  • (noun.process)
    the process whereby fluids pass through a filter or a filtering medium (noun.process)
     
  • (noun.process)
    the process of flocculating; forming woolly cloudlike aggregations (noun.process)
     
  • (noun.process)
    any uninterrupted stream or discharge (noun.process)
     
  • (noun.process)
    natural process that causes something to form (noun.process)
     
  • (noun.process)
    the process of fossilizing a plant or animal that existed in some earlier age; the process of being turned to stone (noun.process)
     
  • (noun.process)
    (geology) a natural process whereby geological features are modified (noun.process)
     
  • (noun.process)
    the process of becoming hard or solid by cooling or drying or crystallization (noun.process)
     
  • (noun.process)
    the process of rendering inactive (noun.process)
     
  • (noun.process)
    a process in which ions are exchanged between a solution and an insoluble (usually resinous) solid; widely used in industrial processing (noun.process)
     
  • (noun.process)
    the process of ionizing; the formation of ions by separating atoms or molecules or radicals or by adding or subtracting electrons from atoms by strong more.. (noun.process)
     
  • (noun.process)
    the process of leaching (noun.process)
     
  • (noun.process)
    the process that makes a substance magnetic (temporarily or permanently) (noun.process)
     
  • (noun.process)
    the process of coming into being; becoming reality (noun.process)
     
  • (noun.process)
    (physics) a process that alters the energy or structure or composition of atomic nuclei (noun.process)
     
  • (noun.process)
    the process of becoming cloudy or opaque (noun.process)
     
  • (noun.process)
    the process of oscillating between states (noun.process)
     
  • (noun.process)
    the process of providing or combining or treating with oxygen (noun.process)
     
  • (noun.process)
    the transformation of a gamma-ray photon into an electron and a positron when the photon passes close to an atomic nucleus (noun.process)
     
  • (noun.process)
    a change from one state (solid or liquid or gas) to another without a change in chemical composition (noun.process)
     
  • (noun.process)
    a slow westward shift of the equinoxes along the plane of the ecliptic caused by precession of the Earth's axis of rotation (noun.process)
     
  • (noun.process)
    a process that liberates or discharges something (noun.process)
     
  • (noun.process)
    (geology) the leaping movement of sand or soil particles as they are transported in a fluid medium over an uneven surface (noun.process)
     
  • (noun.process)
    the physical process in which particles are deflected haphazardly as a result of collisions (noun.process)
     
  • (noun.process)
    raising silkworms in order to obtain raw silk (noun.process)
     
  • (noun.process)
    (technology) a process that acts to absorb or remove energy or a substance from a system (noun.process)
     
  • (noun.process)
    the process of becoming softened and saturated as a consequence of being immersed in water (or other liquid) (noun.process)
     
  • (noun.process)
    the process of becoming softer (noun.process)
     
  • (noun.process)
    the process in which one substance takes up or holds another (by either absorption or adsorption) (noun.process)
     
  • (noun.process)
    (technology) a process by which energy or a substance enters a system (noun.process)
     
  • (noun.process)
    the process of becoming stiff or rigid (noun.process)
     
  • (noun.process)
    (physiology) the effect of a stimulus (on nerves or organs etc.) (noun.process)
     
  • (noun.process)
    (ecology) the gradual and orderly process of change in an ecosystem brought about by the progressive replacement of one community by another until a s more.. (noun.process)
     
  • (noun.process)
    a natural process resulting in the evolution of organisms best adapted to the environment (noun.process)
     
  • (noun.process)
    the working together of two things (muscles or drugs for example) to produce an effect greater than the sum of their individual effects (noun.process)
     
  • (noun.process)
    a process whereby the degree of hotness of a body (or medium) changes (noun.process)
     
  • (noun.process)
    the process whereby a transducer accepts energy in one form and gives back related energy in a different form (noun.process)
     
  • (noun.process)
    the passage of gases through fine tubes because of differences in pressure or temperature (noun.process)
     
  • (noun.process)
    the process of becoming vitreous (noun.process)
     
  • institute legal proceedings against; file a suit against (verb.social)
    process fast and efficiently (verb.social)
     
  • put in effect (verb.creation)
    to bring (a necessary but unpleasant task) to an end (verb.creation)
     
  • (verb.creation)
    carry out (verb.creation)
     
  • (verb.creation)
    make perfect; bring to perfection (verb.creation)
     
  • (verb.social)
    get (something) done (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.social)
    complete or carry out (verb.social)
     
  • something done (usually as opposed to something said) (noun.act)
    an action (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    a kind act (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the action of accomplishing something (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the action of alienating; the action of causing to become unfriendly (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the action of putting something into operation (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    things done (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    a mode of action (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    a mutual or reciprocal action; interacting (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the action of fetching (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the action of taking part in a game or sport or other recreation (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act using a sword (or other weapon) vigorously and skillfully (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of arriving at a certain place (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of performing; of doing something successfully; using knowledge as distinguished from merely possessing it (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of choosing or selecting (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the action of changing something (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    an act of economizing; reduction in cost (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the action of prohibiting or inhibiting or forbidding (or an instance thereof) (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the action of opposing something that you disapprove or disagree with (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    involuntarily or unconsciously clenching or grinding the teeth, typically during sleep (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the action of pouring a liquid from one vessel to another (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of someone who picks up or takes something (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the action of going beyond or overstepping some boundary or limit (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    violent action that is hostile and usually unprovoked (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the action of destabilizing; making something less stable (especially of a government or country or economy) (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of giving someone a job (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of showing regard for others (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    an act showing respect (especially a bow or curtsy) (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of referring or consulting (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of giving special importance or significance to something (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the action of rendering supremely blessed and extremely happy (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    starting an automobile engine that has a weak battery by means of jumper cables to another car (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the action of stupefying; making dull or lethargic (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the actions or practices of a vampire (noun.act)
     
  • the operating part that transmits power to a mechanism (noun.artifact)
    the action that ignites the charge in a firearm (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    the driving and regulating parts of a mechanism (as of a watch or clock) (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    action consisting of a system of levers that move a felt hammer to strike the strings when a key is depressed (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    action mechanism in a modern rifle or shotgun; a back and forward motion of a sliding lever ejects the empty shell case and cocks the firearm and load more.. (noun.artifact)
     
  • the state of being active (noun.state)
    the state of being in action or exerting power (noun.state)
     
  • (noun.state)
    the state of being or appearing to be actively engaged in an activity (noun.state)
     
  • (noun.state)
    the action or reaction of something (as a machine or substance) under specified circumstances (noun.state)
     
  • (noun.state)
    (of volcanos) pouring out fumes or lava (or a deposit so formed) (noun.state)
     
  • (noun.state)
    the state of being in effect or being operative (noun.state)
     
  • (noun.state)
    the state of high or excessive activity or productivity or concentration (noun.state)
     
  • (noun.state)
    a state in which action is feasible (noun.state)
     
  • (noun.state)
    a state of steady vigorous action that is characteristic of an activity (noun.state)
     

part holonym (PART OF relation)

  • the operating part that transmits power to a mechanism (noun.artifact)
    a lever (as in a keyboard) that actuates a mechanism when depressed (noun.artifact)
     

part meronym (HAS PART relation)

  • (noun.artifact)
    a weapon that discharges a missile at high velocity (especially from a metal tube or barrel) (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    device consisting of a set of keys on a piano or organ or typewriter or typesetting machine or computer or the like (noun.artifact)
     

attribute (action is an attribute of ....)

  • the state of being active (noun.state)
    (of e.g. volcanos) erupting or liable to erupt (adj.all)
     

verb group (action is verb group of ....)

derivation (.... is derived from action)

  • 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 (noun.act)
    institute legal proceedings against; file a suit against (verb.social)
     
  • a process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings) (noun.process)
    (of e.g. volcanos) erupting or liable to erupt (adj.all)
     
  • institute legal proceedings against; file a suit against (verb.social)
    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 preventi more.. (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    a comprehensive term for any proceeding in a court of law whereby an individual seeks a legal remedy (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    a legal proceeding in a court; a judicial contest to determine and enforce legal rights (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    a writ issued by authority of law; usually compels the defendant's attendance in a civil suit; failure to appear results in a default judgment against more.. (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.person)
    someone who petitions a court for redress of a grievance or recovery of a right (noun.person)
     
  • (adj.all)
    affording grounds for legal action (adj.all)
     
  • put in effect (verb.creation)
    the action of accomplishing something (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of consummating something (a desire or promise etc) (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of accomplishing some aim or executing some order (noun.act)
     
  • (adj.all)
    capable of existing or taking place or proving true; possible to do (adj.all)
     
  • (adj.pert)
    having the function of carrying out plans or orders etc. (adj.pert)
     
  • something done (usually as opposed to something said) (noun.act)
    perform an action, or work out or perform (an action) (verb.social)
     
  • the state of being active (noun.state)
    be engaged in an activity, often for no particular purpose other than pleasure (verb.social)
     
  • (adj.all)
    in operation (adj.all)
     
  • (adj.all)
    taking part in an activity (adj.all)
     
  • (adj.all)
    engaged in or ready for military or naval operations (adj.all)
     

domain category (action is domain category of ....)

  • 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 (noun.act)
    the collection of rules imposed by authority (noun.group)
     
  • a military engagement (noun.act)
    the military forces of a nation (noun.group)
     
synonym antonym hypernym hyponym part holonym part meronym attribute activeness activity military action natural action action mechanism action at law inaction inactiveness inactivity act deed work group action legal proceeding proceeding thing benignity accomplishment achievement alienation application key gun keyboard active

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