Action

(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Action->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ action
action
performance
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ doing
doing
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ perpetration
perpetration
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ exercise
exercise
excitation
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ movement
movement
operation
evolution
work
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ labor
labor
&c.(exertion) 686
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ praxis
praxis
execution
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ procedure
procedure
&c.(conduct) 692
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ handicraft
handicraft
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ business
business
&c. 625
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ agency
agency
&c.(power at work) 170
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ deed
deed
act
overt act
stitch
touch
gest transaction
job
doings
dealings
proceeding
measure
step
maneuver
bout
passage
move
stroke
blow
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ coup
coup
coup de main
coup d'etat
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ tour de force
tour de force
&c.(display) 882
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ feat
feat
exploit
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ achievement
achievement
&c.(completion) 729
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ handiwork
handiwork
workmanship
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ manufacture
manufacture
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ stroke of policy
stroke of policy
&c.(plan) 626
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ actor
actor
&c.(doer) 690
PARAG:Action->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ do
do
perform
execute
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ achieve
achieve
&c.(complete) 729
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ transact
transact
enact
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ commit
commit
perpetrate
inflict
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ exercise
exercise
prosecute
carry on
work
practice
play
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ employ oneself
employ oneself
ply one's task
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ officiate
officiate
have in hand
&c.(business) 625
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ labor
labor
&c. 686
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ be at work
be at work
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ pursue a course
pursue a course
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ shape one's course
shape one's course
&c.(conduct) 692
GRP: \\ V \\ 3
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ act
act
operate
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ take action
take action
take steps
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ strike a blow
strike a blow
lift a finger
stretch forth one's hand
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ take in hand
take in hand
&c.(undertake) 676
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ put oneself in motion
put oneself in motion
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ put in practice
put in practice
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ carry into execution
carry into execution
&c.(complete) 729
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ act upon
act upon
GRP: \\ V \\ 4
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ be an actor
be an actor
&c. 690
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ take a part in
take a part in
act a part in
play a part in
perform a part in
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ participate in
participate in
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ have a hand in
have a hand in
have a finger in the pie
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ have to do with
have to do with
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ be a party to
be a party to
be a participator in
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ bear a hand
bear a hand
lend a hand
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ pull an oar
pull an oar
run in a race
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ mix oneself up with
mix oneself up with
&c.(meddle) 682
GRP: \\ V \\ 5
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ be in action
be in action
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ come into operation
come into operation
&c.(power at work) 170
PARAG:Action->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ doing
doing
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ acting
acting
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ in action
in action
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ in harness
in harness
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ on duty
on duty
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ in operation
in operation
&c. 170
PARAG:Action->Adv
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ in the act
in the act
in the midst of
in the thick of
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ red-handed
red-handed
in flagrante delicto
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ while one's hand is in
while one's hand is in

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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