Definition of Action

Action n. means: A process or condition of acting or moving, as opposed to rest; the doing of something; exertion of power or force, as when one body acts on another; the effect of power exerted on one body by another; agency; activity; operation; as, the action of heat; a man of action.

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Action n. means: A process or condition of acting or moving, as opposed to rest; the doing of something; exertion of power or force, as when one body acts on another; the effect of power exerted on one body by another; agency; activity; operation; as, the action of heat; a man of action.

Meaning of Action

Action (n.) means: A process or condition of acting or moving, as opposed to rest; the doing of something; exertion of power or force, as when one body acts on another; the effect of power exerted on one body by another; agency; activity; operation; as, the action of heat; a man of action.

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Reaction (n.): Any action in resisting other action or force; counter tendency; movement in a contrary direction; reverse action.

Action (n.): An engagement between troops in war, whether on land or water; a battle; a fight; as, a general action, a partial action.

Provoke (v. t.): To call forth; to call into being or action; esp., to incense to action, a faculty or passion, as love, hate, or ambition; hence, commonly, to incite, as a person, to action by a challenge, by taunts, or by defiance; to exasperate; to irritate; to offend intolerably; to cause to retaliate.

Action (n.): A process or condition of acting or moving, as opposed to rest; the doing of something; exertion of power or force, as when one body acts on another; the effect of power exerted on one body by another; agency; activity; operation; as, the action of heat; a man of action.

Medium (n.): A substance through which an effect is transmitted from one thing to another; as, air is the common medium of sound. Hence: The condition upon which any event or action occurs; necessary means of motion or action; that through or by which anything is accomplished, conveyed, or carried on; specifically, in animal magnetism, spiritualism, etc., a person through whom the action of another being is said to be manifested and transmitted.

Agency (n.): The faculty of acting or of exerting power; the state of being in action; action; instrumentality.

Byplay (n.): Action carried on aside, and commonly in dumb show, while the main action proceeds.

Do (v. t. / auxiliary): To perform, as an action; to execute; to transact to carry out in action; as, to do a good or a bad act; do our duty; to do what I can.

Prompt (v. t.): To assist or induce the action of; to move to action; to instigate; to incite.

Begin (v. i.): To do the first act or the first part of an action; to enter upon or commence something new, as a new form or state of being, or course of action; to take the first step; to start.

Underaction (n.): Subordinate action; a minor action incidental or subsidiary to the main story; an episode.

Rest (n.): To cease from action or motion, especially from action which has caused weariness; to desist from labor or exertion.

Action (n.): Any one of the active processes going on in an organism; the performance of a function; as, the action of the heart, the muscles, or the gastric juice.

Plaint (n.): A private memorial tendered to a court, in which a person sets forth his cause of action; the exhibiting of an action in writing.

Mediation (a.): The act of mediating; action or relation of anything interposed; action as a necessary condition, means, or instrument; interposition; intervention.

Associate (v. i.): To unite in action, or to be affected by the action of a different part of the body.

Verb (n.): A word which affirms or predicates something of some person or thing; a part of speech expressing being, action, or the suffering of action.

Cause (v.): 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.

Scene (n.): An exhibition of passionate or strong feeling before others; often, an artifical or affected action, or course of action, done for effect; a theatrical display.

Restraint (n.): The act or process of restraining, or of holding back or hindering from motion or action, in any manner; hindrance of the will, or of any action, physical or mental.

Action (n.): Effective motion; also, mechanism; as, the breech action of a gun.

Exercise (v. t.): To set in action; to cause to act, move, or make exertion; to give employment to; to put in action habitually or constantly; to school or train; to exert repeatedly; to busy.

Preclude (v.): To shut out by anticipative action; to prevent or hinder by necessary consequence or implication; to deter action of, access to, employment of, etc.; to render ineffectual; to obviate by anticipation.

Action (n.): Movement; as, the horse has a spirited action.

Retroaction (n.): Action returned, or action backward.

Excito-secretory (a.): Exciting secretion; -- said of the influence exerted by reflex action on the function of secretion, by which the various glands are excited to action.

Rub (v. t.): To subject (a body) to the action of something moving over its surface with pressure and friction, especially to the action of something moving back and forth; as, to rub the flesh with the hand; to rub wood with sandpaper.

Impulse (n.): The action of a force during a very small interval of time; the effect of such action; as, the impulse of a sudden blow upon a hard elastic body.

Actuate (v. t.): To put into action or motion; to move or incite to action; to influence actively; to move as motives do; -- more commonly used of persons.

Excitement (n.): The act of exciting, or the state of being roused into action, or of having increased action; impulsion; agitation; as, an excitement of the people.

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Words, slangs, sentences and phrases similar to Action

Meaning of Action Up/Action Down

Action Up/Action Down means: Markings on Ship's ladders which indicate one way traffic in the event of Action Stations.

Meaning of Action Messing

Action Messing means: The process of feeding the ship's company very quickly while at action stations.

Meaning of ACTION

ACTION means: Action is slang for recreational activities such as gambling, prostitution and drugs.

Meaning of ACTION MAN

ACTION MAN means: Action man is British slang for a devotee of military physical exercise. An excessively macho man.

Meaning of Global Cool Down (GCD) 

Global Cool Down (GCD)  means: (n.) The affect of using an action that renders other actions unusable until the casting timer for the selected action becomes 0.

Meaning of Action stations

Action stations means: The highest state of readiness in a warship. Ordered when action with the enemy is imminent, requiring all hands closed up.

Meaning of TAB ACTION

TAB ACTION means: Tab action is Black−American slang for to borrow

Meaning of mettre en action

mettre en action means: put into action; set in action

Meaning of less it!

less it! means: Cease, desist the action you are performing., e.g. Less It will yer! (ie - "Please stop performing that action. It is annoying me immensely, "Stop messing about!", "Quieten down!" etc).

Meaning of rikker, rikker action

rikker, rikker action means: The anus. e.g. "I split her rickker with me python.". Used in the North West. Rickker action = anal sex.

Meaning of Clear the Decks

Clear the Decks means: Clear the deck/Clear for action: In preparation for heavy weather, "Clear the deck," (or a naval engagement, "clear for action") meant removing anything from the deck that was not essential.

Meaning of pack it in

pack it in means: Stop doing something, cease, desist the action you are performing., e.g. "Pack in will yer!! i.e. - "Please stop performing that action. It is annoying me immensley, "Stop messing about!", "Quieten down!" etc.

Meaning of ACT-UP:

ACT-UP: means: Stands for AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power, Founded: 1987 in New York. A direct-action protest group, advocated an aggressively confrontational style. formed to agitate for a noncentrated response to the AIDS crisis from the Federal government. ACT-UP is a diverse, non-partisan group of individuals united in anger and committed to direct action to end the AIDS crisis. Michaelangelo Signorile is a founder and major player in ACT-UP. ACT UP/New York 332 Bleecker St. Suite G5 New York, NY 10014 voicemail/fax: (212) 966-4873 e-mail: [email protected] http://www.actupny.org/

Meaning of MIA

MIA means: Missing In Action.

Meaning of KIA

KIA means: Killed In Action.

Meaning of WIA

WIA means: Wounded In Action.

Meaning of CTA

CTA means: Call To Action

Meaning of MIA

MIA means: Missing In Action

Meaning of outmost action

outmost action means:

Meaning of KIA

KIA means: Killed In Action

Meaning of Reaction

Reaction means: Any action in resisting other action or force; counter tendency; movement in a contrary direction; reverse action.

Meaning of Action

Action means: An engagement between troops in war, whether on land or water; a battle; a fight; as, a general action, a partial action.

Meaning of Provoke

Provoke means: To call forth; to call into being or action; esp., to incense to action, a faculty or passion, as love, hate, or ambition; hence, commonly, to incite, as a person, to action by a challenge, by taunts, or by defiance; to exasperate; to irritate; to offend intolerably; to cause to retaliate.

Meaning of Action

Action means: A process or condition of acting or moving, as opposed to rest; the doing of something; exertion of power or force, as when one body acts on another; the effect of power exerted on one body by another; agency; activity; operation; as, the action of heat; a man of action.

Meaning of Medium

Medium means: A substance through which an effect is transmitted from one thing to another; as, air is the common medium of sound. Hence: The condition upon which any event or action occurs; necessary means of motion or action; that through or by which anything is accomplished, conveyed, or carried on; specifically, in animal magnetism, spiritualism, etc., a person through whom the action of another being is said to be manifested and transmitted.

Meaning of Agency

Agency means: The faculty of acting or of exerting power; the state of being in action; action; instrumentality.

Meaning of Byplay

Byplay means: Action carried on aside, and commonly in dumb show, while the main action proceeds.

Meaning of Do

Do means: To perform, as an action; to execute; to transact to carry out in action; as, to do a good or a bad act; do our duty; to do what I can.

Meaning of Prompt

Prompt means: To assist or induce the action of; to move to action; to instigate; to incite.

Meaning of Begin

Begin means: To do the first act or the first part of an action; to enter upon or commence something new, as a new form or state of being, or course of action; to take the first step; to start.

Meaning of Underaction

Underaction means: Subordinate action; a minor action incidental or subsidiary to the main story; an episode.

Meaning of Rest

Rest means: To cease from action or motion, especially from action which has caused weariness; to desist from labor or exertion.

Meaning of Action

Action means: Any one of the active processes going on in an organism; the performance of a function; as, the action of the heart, the muscles, or the gastric juice.

Meaning of Plaint

Plaint means: A private memorial tendered to a court, in which a person sets forth his cause of action; the exhibiting of an action in writing.

Meaning of Mediation

Mediation means: The act of mediating; action or relation of anything interposed; action as a necessary condition, means, or instrument; interposition; intervention.

Dictionary words and meanings

Meaning of Out

Out means: A word or words omitted by the compositor in setting up copy; an omission.

Meaning of Perimorph

Perimorph means: A crystal of one species inclosing one of another species. See Endomorph.

Meaning of Pledgor

Pledgor means: One who pledges, or delivers anything in pledge; a pledger; -- opposed to pledgee.

Meaning of Voicing

Voicing means: of Voice

Meaning of Zampogna

Zampogna means: A sort of bagpipe formerly in use among Italian peasants. It is now almost obsolete.

Slang words and meanings

Meaning of SHELLACKED

SHELLACKED means: Shellacked is American slang for intoxicated.

Meaning of baw-face

baw-face means: Used to describe a person with a large round head. e.g. "He has a big baw face". This is a Scots pronunciation of BALL + HEAD, BALL + FACE.

Meaning of Australian sex

Australian sex means: To start one partner licks the back of the neck and shoulders of his lover, then lifts his tongue and moves it a tiny bit down the spine. Then he slowly works his way back up the spine to lick the back of the neck and shoulders, perhaps moving around to the side or front to lick the side of the neck or kiss the mouth. He then lifts his tongue and places it a tiny bit further down the spine than the last time. You take 15 to 60 minutes to work your way down to the anus and beyond. That's the Australian part. From there, this often leads to rimming and screwing. See New Zealand sex.

Meaning of browning queen

browning queen means: The men who prefers the passive role in anal intercourse the man who fucks, as opposed to the one who is doing the fucking.

Meaning of powder someone's cheeks

powder someone's cheeks means: Anal intercourse.

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