Dictionary

TWL06 (US, Canada and Thailand) Yes 8 Points
SOWPODS (UK and Others) Yes 8 Points
Enable (Words with Friends) Yes 10 Points

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Is action a word in Scrabble?

    Yes, action is a valid word in scrabble.As per TWL06 dictionary it has 8 points,As per SOWPODS dictionary it has 8 points.

  • Is action a word in Words With Friends?

    Yes, action is a valid word in words with friends. As per Words with Friends dictionary it has 10 points.

Definition(s)

Noun
1.
meaning: the most important or interesting work or activity in a specific area or field;
examples: the action is no longer in technology stocks but in municipal bonds; gawkers always try to get as close to the action as possible
2.
meaning: an act by a government body or supranational organization;
examples: 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
3.
meaning: a judicial proceeding brought by one party against another;
examples: one party prosecutes another for a wrong done or for protection of a right or for prevention of a wrong
synonyms: {legal_action}; {action_at_law}
4.
meaning: the operating part that transmits power to a mechanism;
examples: the piano had a very stiff action
synonyms: {action_mechanism}
5.
meaning: the trait of being active and energetic and forceful;
examples: a man of action
6.
meaning: the series of events that form a plot;
examples: his novels always have a lot of action
7.
meaning: a process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings);
examples: the action of natural forces; volcanic activity
synonyms: {natural_process}; {natural_action}; {activity}
8.
meaning: a military engagement;
examples: he saw action in Korea
synonyms: {military_action}
9.
meaning: the state of being active;
examples: his sphere of activity; he is out of action
synonyms: {activity}; {activeness}
10.
meaning: something done (usually as opposed to something said);
examples: there were stories of murders and other unnatural actions
Verb
1.
meaning: put in effect;
examples: carry out a task; execute the decision of the people; He actioned the operation
synonyms: {carry_through}; {accomplish}; {execute}; {carry_out}; {fulfill}; {fulfil}
2.
meaning: institute legal proceedings against;
examples: file a suit against; He was warned that the district attorney would process him; She actioned the company for discrimination
synonyms: {sue}; {litigate}; {process}
Source of definition(s) is WordNet ® Princeton University wordnet.princeton.edu
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