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General dictionaries General (32 matching dictionaries)
  1. action, the action: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. action: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. action: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. action: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. action: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. action: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Action, Action, action: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. action: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. action: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. action: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. action: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. action: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. ACTION: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. action: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. action: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. action: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. action: Cambridge International Dictionary of Idioms [home, info]
  18. ACTION (U.S. government agency), ACTION, Action (B'z album), Action (Canadian TV channel), Action (Cyprus), Action (EP), Action (Freddy Cannon song), Action (French TV channel), Action (Italy), Action (Oscar Peterson album), Action (Sweet song), Action (TV channel), Action (TV series), Action (Tamil film), Action (UML), Action (comic), Action (comics), Action (fiction), Action (firearm), Action (firearms), Action (genre), Action (group theory), Action (music), Action (narrative), Action (newspaper), Action (philosophy), Action (physics), Action (piano), Action (play), Action (store), Action (supermarkets), Action (theatre), Action, The Action: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  19. Action: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  20. action: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  21. action: Rhymezone [home, info]
  22. action, action (f): AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  23. action: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  24. Action: 1911 edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica [home, info]
  25. action: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  26. action: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  27. action: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  28. action: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  29. action: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  30. action: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (5 matching dictionaries)
  1. action: Philosophy of Mind [home, info]
  2. action: The Organon: A Conceptually Indexed Dictionary (by Genus and Differentia) [home, info]
  3. Action: Virginia Tech Multimedia Music Dictionary [home, info]
  4. Action: Movie Terminology Glossary [home, info]
  5. action: Literary Criticism [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (13 matching dictionaries)
  1. action: Webster's New World Law Dictionary [home, info]
  2. action: Law.com Dictionary [home, info]
  3. action: Everybody's Legal Dictionary [home, info]
  4. ACTION: DS Dictionary [home, info]
  5. action: INVESTORWORDS [home, info]
  7. action: Glossary of Legal Terms [home, info]
  8. Action: A DICTIONARY OF LAW (1893) [home, info]
  9. Action: GLOSSARY OF LEGISLATIVE TERMS [home, info]
  10. ACTION: Bouvier's Law Dictionary 1856 Edition [home, info]
  11. Action: INSOLVENCY [home, info]
  12. ACTION (bus service), Action (disambiguation), Action (legal), action: Legal dictionary [home, info]
  13. action: BusinessDictionary.com [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. Action: Technology Terms and Acronyms [home, info]
  2. ACTION (bus service), Action (Buddhism), Action (disambiguation), Action (physics), action: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. action: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  2. ACTION (bus service), Action (Buddhism), Action (disambiguation), Action (legal), action: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (5 matching dictionaries)
  1. ACTION: Navajo Code Talkers' Dictionary [home, info]
  2. ACTION: Acronym Finder [home, info]
  3. ACTION: AbbreviationZ [home, info]
  4. action: Idioms [home, info]
  5. action: Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy [home, info]

Science dictionaries Science (6 matching dictionaries)
  1. Action: Misunderstood Physics Terms [home, info]
  2. Action: Eric Weisstein's World of Mathematics [home, info]
  3. Action: Extragalactic Astronomy [home, info]
  4. action: PlanetMath Encyclopedia [home, info]
  5. Action: Physic and Astronomy Glossary [home, info]
  6. action: FOLDOP - Free On Line Dictionary Of Philosophy [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. action: The Folk File [home, info]

Sports dictionaries Sports (5 matching dictionaries)
  1. Action: Dan's Poker [home, info]
  2. action, action: Hickok Sports Glossaries [home, info]
  3. Action: Texas Hold'em Dictionary [home, info]
  4. Action: Poker Terms [home, info]
  5. Action: Sports Definitions [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (4 matching dictionaries)
  1. Action: AUTOMOTIVE TERMS [home, info]
  2. action: SeaTalk Dictionary of English Nautical Language [home, info]
  3. Action: Sweetwater Music [home, info]
  4. ACTION: Power Engineering [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (action)

noun:  something done (usually as opposed to something said) ("There were stories of murders and other unnatural actions")
noun:  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")
noun:  an act by a government body or supranational organization ("Recent federal action undermined the segregationist position")
noun:  the operating part that transmits power to a mechanism ("The piano had a very stiff action")
noun:  the trait of being active and energetic and forceful ("A man of action")
noun:  the series of events that form a plot ("His novels always have a lot of action")
noun:  the state of being active ("He is out of action")
noun:  a military engagement ("He saw action in Korea")
noun:  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
noun:  a process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings) ("The action of natural forces")
verb:  institute legal proceedings against; file a suit against ("She actioned the company for discrimination")
verb:  put in effect ("He actioned the operation")

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