Hyphenation of action

Wondering how to hyphenate the English word action? This word can be hyphenated and contains 2 syllables as shown below.


Definitions of action:

Something done (usually as opposed to something said)
There were stories of murders and other unnatural actions
The state of being active
His sphere of activity He is out of action
A military engagement
He saw action in Korea
A process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings)
The action of natural forces Volcanic activity
The series of events that form a plot
His novels always have a lot of action
The trait of being active and energetic and forceful
A man of action
The operating part that transmits power to a mechanism
The piano had a very stiff 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
An act by a government body or supranational organization
Recent federal action undermined the segregationist position The United Nations must have the power to propose and organize action without being hobbled by irrelevant issues The Union action of emancipating Southern slaves
The most important or interesting work or activity in a specific area or field
The action is no longer in technology stocks but in municipal bonds Gawkers always try to get as close to the action as possible
Institute legal proceedings against
File a suit against He was warned that the district attorney would process him She actioned the company for discrimination
Put in effect
Carry out a task Execute the decision of the people He actioned the operation

Synonyms of action:

noun act, human action, human activity
noun activity, activeness, state
nounlegal action, action at law, proceeding, legal proceeding, proceedings
noungroup action
nounmilitary action, group action
nounnatural process, natural action, activity, process
noun plot
nounaction mechanism, mechanism
noun drive
noun work
verb sue, litigate, process, challenge
verbcarry through, accomplish, execute, carry out, fulfill, fulfil, complete, finish, effect, effectuate, bring about, set up

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