Definition of action | Unscramble action


Scrabble & Words with Friends points

  • action is a valid Scrabble word with a point value of 8 according to TWL06 dictionary
  • action is a valid Words with Friends word with a point value of 10 according to ENABLE dictionary

Definition of action

  • a military engagement (noun)

    Examples

    1. he saw action in Korea

    Synonyms

    1. military 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)

    Synonyms

    1. action at law
    2. legal action

  • the operating part that transmits power to a mechanism (noun)

    Examples

    1. the piano had a very stiff action

    Synonyms

    1. action mechanism

  • institute legal proceedings against; file a suit against (verb)

    Examples

    1. She actioned the company for discrimination

    Synonyms

    1. litigate
    2. process
    3. sue

  • put in effect (verb)

    Examples

    1. He actioned the operation

    Synonyms

    1. accomplish
    2. carry out
    3. carry through
    4. execute
    5. fulfil
    6. fulfill

  • the state of being active (noun)

    Examples

    1. he is out of action

    Synonyms

    1. activeness
    2. activity

  • a process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings) (noun)

    Examples

    1. the action of natural forces

    Synonyms

    1. activity
    2. natural action
    3. natural process

  • an act by a government body or supranational organization (noun)

    Examples

    1. recent federal action undermined the segregationist position
    2. the United Nations must have the power to propose and organize action without being hobbled by irrelevant issues
    3. the Union action of emancipating Southern slaves

  • something done (usually as opposed to something said) (noun)

    Examples

    1. there were stories of murders and other unnatural actions

  • the most important or interesting work or activity in a specific area or field (noun)

    Examples

    1. the action is no longer in technology stocks but in municipal bonds
    2. gawkers always try to get as close to the action as possible

  • the series of events that form a plot (noun)

    Examples

    1. his novels always have a lot of action

  • the trait of being active and energetic and forceful (noun)

    Examples

    1. a man of action

See definition of action in Merriam Webster

We have unscrambled the word action

6 letter words from action 3 words

  • action
  • atonic
  • cation

5 letter words from action 10 words

  • actin
  • acton
  • antic
  • canto
  • coati
  • conia
  • cotan
  • octan
  • ontic
  • tonic

4 letter words from action 23 words

  • anti
  • atoc
  • cain
  • cant
  • ciao
  • cion
  • cito
  • coat
  • coin
  • coit
  • coni
  • icon
  • into
  • iota
  • naoi
  • nota
  • octa
  • oint
  • otic
  • taco
  • tain
  • tian
  • tina

3 letter words from action 24 words

  • act
  • ain
  • ait
  • ani
  • ant
  • can
  • cat
  • cit
  • con
  • cot
  • ion
  • ita
  • nat
  • nit
  • not
  • oat
  • oca
  • tai
  • tan
  • tao
  • tic
  • tin
  • toc
  • ton

2 letter words from action 13 words

  • ai
  • an
  • at
  • in
  • io
  • it
  • na
  • no
  • oi
  • on
  • ta
  • ti
  • to