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actions, plural;
  1. The fact or process of doing something, typically to achieve an aim
    • - he vowed to take tougher action against persistent offenders
    • - if there is a breach of regulations, we will take action
  2. The way in which something such as a chemical has an effect or influence
    • - the seeds require the catalytic action of water to release hotness
  3. Armed conflict
    • - servicemen listed as missing in action during the war
  4. A military engagement
    • - a rearguard action
  5. The events represented in a story or play
    • - the action is set in the country
  6. Exciting or notable activity
    • - the nonstop action of mountain biking
    • - people in the media want to be where the action is
  7. Betting

  8. Used by a movie director as a command to begin
    • - lights, camera, action!
  9. A thing done; an act
    • - she frequently questioned his actions
    • - I would not be responsible for my actions if I saw him
  10. A legal process; a lawsuit
    • - an action for damages
  11. A gesture or movement
    • - his actions emphasized his words
  12. A manner or style of doing something, typically the way in which a mechanism works or a person moves
    • - a high paddle action in canoeing
    • - the weapon has speed and smooth action
  13. The mechanism that makes a machine or instrument work
    • - a piano with an escapement action

  1. institute legal proceedings against; file a suit against; "He was warned that the district attorney would process him"; "She actioned the company for discrimination"
  2. something done (usually as opposed to something said); "there were stories of murders and other unnatural actions"
  3. the state of being active; "his sphere of activity"; "he is out of action"
  4. carry through: put in effect; "carry out a task"; "execute the decision of the people"; "He actioned the operation"
  5. military action: a military engagement; "he saw action in Korea"
  6. natural process: a process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings); "the action of natural forces"; "volcanic activity"
  7. ACTION is a public bus service operating in Canberra, ACT, Australia. It is operated by the Department of Territory and Municipal Services. The name ACTION is an acronym of Australian Capital Territory Internal Omnibus Network.
  8. Action! is a programming language, with integrated editor, debugger, and 6502 compiler, for the Atari 8-bit family of microcomputers. Action! was created by Clinton Parker and released on cartridge by Optimized Systems Software in 1983. Its syntax is similar to that of ALGOL 68.
  9. Action is a 1921 Western film directed by John Ford and featuring Hoot Gibson. It was based on Peter B. Kyne's popular novel The Three Godfathers. The film is considered to be lost.
  10. Action is the sixteenth album by Japanese hard rock band B'z, released on December 5, 2007.
  11. Karma (कर्म ; kamma) in Indian religions is the concept of "action" or "deed", understood as that which causes the entire cycle of cause and effect (i.e., the cycle called saṃsāra) originating in ancient India and treated in Hindu, Jain, Buddhist and Sikh philosophies.
  12. Action was a controversial weekly British anthology comic that was published by IPC Magazines, starting on 14 February 1976.
  13. (Actions (0000)) Contains a summary of all the actions (example – Hiring, Change Org Assignment, Leave of Absence, etc.) regarding HR and Payroll that have occurred for an employee, including dates, descriptions, etc.
  14. (Actions (Purchasing)) Categories of Products pending purchase.
  15. (Actions) Captain Cook (look), Chris Mew (spew), Dad n Dave (shave), David Gower (shower).
  16. (Actions) In the standard system, different types of employee data are stored in individual infotypes. ...
  17. (Actions) Request FCL Freight Quote Request LCL Freight Quote Request Air Freight Quote Request Bulk Freight Quote Request Int'l Moving Quote Request Trucking Quote Request Agency Partnership Advertise Your Freight Rates Register in Shipping Directory Post a Ship for Sale Post a Product for Sale ...
  18. (Actions) Specific events during the history of the cleanup of a contaminated site.
  19. (Actions) Specific moves an agent makes at any given stage of that agent’s overall strategy.
  20. (Actions) The activity that will be carried out as a result to events matching specific conditions. For example you can trigger actions whenever an event is classified as critical. Actions supported by GFI EventsManager include Email alerts, event archiving and execution of scripts.
  21. (Actions) The flash scripting language is known as flash Action Script. Action script is used to achive specific results in a flash movie.
  22. (Actions) There are four actions supported by the iContact API: DELETE, GET, POST, PUT. Note: Each action is not necessarily supported for each resource.
  23. (Actions) They are simply recorded steps that when applied, can create the end result quickly. This is great for more complex items. For instance, fray fabric, crinkle paper or even, find the center point of your layout.
  24. (Actions) Used by intermediate to advanced digital scrapbookers, actions are a series of recorded steps that can be performed to make one specific effect. For example, there are actions for fraying fabric and crinkling paper.
  25. (Actions) What are the actual actions you will perform to meet these objectives? Will you be blogging, podcasting, or creating videos? How are you going to build your community? ...