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Synonyms for action

Synonyms for action

the process of doing

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something done

the manner in which one behaves

a legal proceeding to demand justice or enforce a right

a hostile encounter between opposing military forces

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

the series of events that form a plot

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the trait of being active and energetic and forceful

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the operating part that transmits power to a mechanism

an act by a government body or supranational organization

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the most important or interesting work or activity in a specific area or field

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institute legal proceedings against

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Mitchell, 14 at the time, went into action when fellow Metro passenger John Syrett's life was in danger.
Pompey went into action without main striker Jermain Defoe - a bout of flu preventing him becoming cup-tied ahead of a much-speculated move back to Tottenham - and the injured Glen Johnson.
Jonathan Burke, 22, went into action after motorist David Fitt pulled over at the roadside in Ixworth, Suffolk, and asked for a police escort to get him and his pregnant wife Sarah to hospital.
William went into action at dawn, joining four other Marines on a high-speed raiding boat.
Knowing that Cardinal runs would be at a premium against Sheets, LaRussa went into action when his leadoff hitter doubled to open the game.
Valenzuela, above right, assessed the situation and quickly went into action.
The NIEHS went into action shortly after Katrina hit.
The federal government was nowhere in sight but the Red Cross went into action, begging contributors: "Don't send food or blankets; send money.
Every infantry unit that ever went into action is acknowledged in this book and each of their campaigns described.
LaCroix, who has been at Aon for 2-1/2 years, says that during the first year, she helped put together an Internet response plan that went into action when the worm-meisters went on the attack.
These programs work really well,'' said attorney Frank Blundo, who served as a settlement coach the previous time the team went into action, about five years ago.
A task force composed of transporters of the 598th Transportation Group and the 838th Transportation Battalion, both of Rotterdam, the Netherlands; and the 839th Transportation Battalion, Livorno, Italy, went into action.