English dictionary definition of:



  • something done (usually as opposed to something said)
  • the state of being active
  • a military engagement
  • a process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings)
  • the series of events that form a plot
  • the trait of being active and energetic and forceful
  • the operating part that transmits power to a mechanism
  • 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
  • an act by a government body or supranational organization
  • the most important or interesting work or activity in a specific area or field


  • institute legal proceedings against; file a suit against
  • put in effect


accomplish   activeness   activity   execute   fulfil British English spelling   fulfill American English spelling   litigate   process   sue  

Spellzone course content

View spelling list ti and ci saying /sh/ and learn about the word action in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 5. Spelling the consonant digraphs, Part 2.

Scrabble score for action

Scrabble score = 8

generated at 15:00:56 on 12-02-20

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