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1. action

noun. ['ˈækʃən'] something done (usually as opposed to something said).

Synonyms

  • choice
  • civility
  • taking
  • prohibition
  • reference
  • vampirism
  • selection
  • achievement
  • transgression
  • pickings
  • thing
  • carrying into action
  • accenting
  • application
  • bruxism
  • human action
  • stupefaction
  • accomplishment
  • alienation
  • engagement
  • act
  • destabilisation
  • saving
  • destabilization
  • execution
  • change
  • course
  • fetch
  • consultation
  • swordplay
  • aggression
  • option
  • arrival
  • play
  • pick
  • reverence
  • jump-start
  • hostility
  • course of action
  • economy
  • transfusion
  • forbiddance
  • interaction
  • benignity
  • playing
  • politeness
  • inhibition
  • human activity
  • resistance
  • opposition
  • accentuation
  • kindness
  • jumpstart
  • deed
  • performance
  • carrying out
  • res gestae
  • employment
  • beatification

Antonyms

  • stabilization
  • disappearance
  • activity
  • active

Etymology

  • accion (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • action (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Action At Law

  • laframboise
  • francoise
  • francois
  • brisbois
  • langlois
  • harnois
  • gravois
  • contois
  • comtois
  • cheng-hua
  • chargois
  • bourgeois
  • bogota
  • voila
  • valois
  • trnka
  • suhua
  • sirois
  • salois
  • markkaa
  • macgraw
  • lavoie
  • duboise
  • dubois
  • baccarat
  • artois
  • vrba
  • sanaa
  • refah
  • pasha

2. action

noun. ['ˈækʃən'] a military engagement.

Synonyms

  • EW
  • sortie
  • police action
  • battle
  • encirclement
  • engagement
  • sally
  • saber rattling
  • defense
  • defence
  • warfare
  • group action
  • defensive measure
  • conflict
  • amphibious landing
  • military action
  • resistance
  • blockade
  • electronic warfare
  • sabre rattling
  • fight

Antonyms

  • hold
  • engage
  • requisition
  • confine

Etymology

  • accion (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • action (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. action

noun. ['ˈækʃən'] the state of being active.

Synonyms

  • swing
  • eruption
  • state
  • behaviour
  • eructation
  • behavior
  • operation
  • play
  • activity
  • agency
  • overdrive
  • extravasation
  • hum
  • active
  • activeness

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • inactiveness
  • inaction
  • disunion

Etymology

  • accion (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • action (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. action

noun. ['ˈækʃən'] a process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings).

Synonyms

  • materialization
  • sorption
  • rigidifying
  • pair creation
  • natural action
  • selection
  • oxygenation
  • extinction
  • curing
  • opacification
  • dielectrolysis
  • release
  • softening
  • magnetisation
  • chemical change
  • process
  • pair production
  • fossilization
  • coagulation
  • desorption
  • distillation
  • filtration
  • materialisation
  • magnetic induction
  • natural selection
  • stiffening
  • chemical process
  • stimulation
  • antiredeposition
  • concretion
  • physical process
  • diffusion
  • set
  • rigidification
  • acidification
  • geologic process
  • inactivation
  • chromatography
  • drift
  • demagnetization
  • geological process
  • curdling
  • ion exchange
  • synergy
  • phase change
  • leach
  • phase transition
  • natural process
  • ecesis
  • precession of the equinoxes
  • decay
  • centrifugation
  • succession
  • ionisation
  • leaching
  • transpiration
  • state change
  • survival of the fittest
  • vitrification
  • oscillation
  • solidification
  • soak
  • soaking
  • ionophoresis
  • aeration
  • effervescence
  • condensation
  • sericulture
  • electrophoresis
  • disintegration
  • cataphoresis
  • physical change
  • scattering
  • synergism
  • nuclear reaction
  • survival
  • absorption
  • soakage
  • ecological succession
  • fossilisation
  • clotting
  • source
  • activity
  • distillment
  • magnetization
  • hardening
  • flocculation
  • radiation
  • formation
  • chemical action
  • temperature change
  • establishment
  • sink
  • solidifying
  • ionization
  • transduction
  • demagnetisation
  • pair formation
  • dissolution
  • capture
  • saltation
  • flow
  • feedback
  • adiabatic process
  • extraction

Antonyms

  • sink
  • source
  • ride
  • inactivation

Etymology

  • accion (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • action (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. law

noun. ['ˈlɔ, ˈlɑː'] the collection of rules imposed by authority.

Synonyms

  • aggregation
  • commercial law
  • tax law
  • precedent
  • ecclesiastical law
  • sharia
  • civil law
  • law of the land
  • collection
  • mercantile law
  • law of nations
  • statutory law
  • securities law
  • martial law
  • international law
  • shariah law
  • accumulation
  • canon law
  • administrative law
  • jurisprudence
  • law merchant
  • military law
  • Mosaic law
  • sharia law
  • assemblage
  • common law
  • shariah
  • Islamic law
  • case law

Antonyms

  • international law
  • push
  • repel
  • abduct

Etymology

  • hlaw (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • lawe (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. law

noun. ['ˈlɔ, ˈlɑː'] legal document setting forth rules governing a particular kind of activity.

Synonyms

  • organic law
  • prohibition
  • RICO
  • poor law
  • gag law
  • homestead law
  • public law
  • anti-drug law
  • fundamental law
  • Riot Act
  • antitrust law
  • constitution
  • instrument
  • statute of limitations
  • blue law
  • jurisprudence
  • Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act
  • legal document
  • official document
  • RICO Act
  • anti-racketeering law
  • legal instrument
  • antitrust legislation

Antonyms

  • disassembly
  • civilian
  • pull
  • attract

Etymology

  • hlaw (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • lawe (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. law

noun. ['ˈlɔ, ˈlɑː'] a rule or body of rules of conduct inherent in human nature and essential to or binding upon human society.

Synonyms

  • principle
  • conception
  • concept
  • divine law
  • natural law
  • construct

Antonyms

  • pleasure principle
  • reality principle
  • yang
  • yin

Etymology

  • hlaw (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • lawe (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. law

noun. ['ˈlɔ, ˈlɑː'] a generalization that describes recurring facts or events in nature.

Synonyms

  • Archimedes' principle
  • Avogadro's hypothesis
  • distribution law
  • equilibrium law
  • law of averages
  • concept
  • law of large numbers
  • Mendel's law
  • Planck's radiation law
  • Avogadro's law
  • Benford's law
  • exclusion principle
  • Pauli exclusion principle
  • principle of relativity
  • periodic law
  • law of nature
  • law of partial pressures
  • power law
  • law of reciprocal proportions
  • law of effect
  • Mariotte's law
  • Kirchhoff's laws
  • law of thermodynamics
  • law of diminishing returns
  • Stevens' law
  • Henry's law
  • law of gravitation
  • Ohm's law
  • Planck's law
  • law of multiple proportions
  • Dalton's law of partial pressures
  • law of chemical equilibrium
  • Hubble law
  • Newton's law of motion
  • law of motion
  • law of mass action
  • theory
  • Boyle's law
  • all-or-none law
  • Weber's law
  • Fechner's law
  • law of constant proportion
  • Dalton's law
  • Mendeleev's law
  • law of definite proportions
  • Kepler's law
  • law of Archimedes
  • Coulomb's Law
  • Weber-Fechner law
  • Kepler's law of planetary motion
  • Charles's law
  • principle
  • law of equivalent proportions
  • Bernoulli's law
  • Bose-Einstein statistics
  • conception
  • Pascal's law of fluid pressures
  • Hooke's law
  • Newton's law of gravitation
  • Pascal's law
  • Gay-Lussac's law
  • Stevens' power law
  • construct
  • Fermi-Dirac statistics
  • Newton's law
  • rule
  • Hubble's law

Antonyms

  • uncreativeness
  • ending
  • level
  • fauna

Etymology

  • hlaw (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • lawe (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. law

noun. ['ˈlɔ, ˈlɑː'] the branch of philosophy concerned with the law and the principles that lead courts to make the decisions they do.

Synonyms

  • contract law
  • matrimonial law
  • patent law
  • corporation law
  • jurisprudence
  • legal philosophy

Antonyms

  • defense
  • prosecution
  • succeeding
  • decrease

Etymology

  • hlaw (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • lawe (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. law

noun. ['ˈlɔ, ˈlɑː'] the learned profession that is mastered by graduate study in a law school and that is responsible for the judicial system.

Synonyms

  • learned profession

Antonyms

  • atomism
  • unbelief

Etymology

  • hlaw (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • lawe (Middle English (1100-1500))
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