action

The Correct spelling is: action

Common misspellings of the word action are:

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  • n.
    1. The state or process of acting or doing: The medical team went into action.
    2. Something done or accomplished; a deed. See Usage Note at act.
    3. Organized activity to accomplish an objective: a problem requiring drastic action.
    4. The causation of change by the exertion of power or a natural process: the action of waves on a beach; the action of a drug on blood pressure.
    5. A movement or a series of movements, as of an actor.
    6. Manner of movement: a horse with fine action.
    7. Habitual or vigorous activity; energy: a woman of action.
    8. Behavior or conduct. Often used in the plural.
      1. The operating parts of a mechanism.
      2. The manner in which such parts operate.
      3. The manner in which a musical instrument can be played; playability: a piano with quick action.
    9. The series of events and episodes that form the plot of a story or play.
    10. The appearance of animation of a figure in painting or sculpture.
    11. Law. A judicial proceeding whose purpose is to obtain relief at the hands of a court.
      1. Armed encounter; combat: missing in action.
      2. An engagement between troops or ships: fought a rear-guard action.
    12. The most important or exciting work or activity in a specific field or area: always heads for where the action is.
    actionless ac'tion·less adj.


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