Definitions For Action


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


  • Put in effect
  • Institute legal proceedings against; file a suit against

Is Action a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Action is worth 8 points in Scrabble and 10 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Action in a Sentence

  • He was critical of the government's actions before the war.
  • A military action against another country
  • She tried to explain her actions.

Synonyms for Action

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