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Action - Xi endlwa. xiendlo.

Action is an English word meaning "Xi endlwa, xiendlo." in Xitsonga. Item has no rating. Help improve content quality by rating below.

Definition of action
- Action n
- 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" [syn: {activity}, {activeness}] [ant: {inaction}, {inaction}, {inaction}]
- 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 [syn: {legal action}, {action at law}]
- 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"
- A military engagement; "he saw action in Korea" [syn: {military action}]
- A process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings); "the action of natural forces"; "volcanic activity" [syn: {natural process}, {natural action}, {activity}]
- The series of events that form a plot; "his novels always have a lot of action"
- The operating part that transmits power to a mechanism; "the piano had a very stiff action" [syn: {action mechanism}]
- The trait of being active and energetic and forceful; "a man of action"
- 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" v
- Institute legal proceedings against; file a suit against; "He was warned that the district attorney would process him"; "She actioned the company for discrimination" [syn: {sue}, {litigate}, {process}]
- Put in effect; "carry out a task"; "execute the decision of the people"; "He actioned the operation" [syn: {carry through}, {accomplish}, {execute}, {carry out}, {fulfill}, {fulfil}]
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