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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 Course Of Action

  • dissatisfaction
  • satisfaction
  • liquefaction
  • transaction
  • subtraction
  • extraction
  • distraction
  • contraction
  • abstraction
  • retraction
  • infraction
  • diffraction
  • classaction
  • telaction
  • interaction
  • exaction
  • attraction
  • traction
  • reaction
  • inaction
  • fraction
  • faction

Sentences with course-of-action


1. Noun Phrase
The management and the employees know which course of action precedes which and which one succeeds which.

2. Noun Phrase
Prevention is the best course of action.

2. course

noun. ['ˈkɔrs'] education imparted in a series of lessons or meetings.

Synonyms

  • teaching
  • childbirth-preparation class
  • lecturing
  • recitation
  • propaedeutics
  • seminar
  • lecture
  • workshop
  • elective
  • class period
  • course of study
  • shop class
  • propaedeutic
  • directed study
  • coursework
  • course of lectures
  • required course
  • didactics
  • elective course
  • orientation course
  • lesson
  • course session
  • education
  • class
  • educational activity
  • orientation
  • extension course
  • instruction
  • home study
  • pedagogy
  • art class
  • correspondence course
  • industrial arts
  • refresher course
  • refresher
  • shop
  • adult education

Antonyms

  • orthodoxy
  • unorthodoxy
  • horizontal
  • vertical

Etymology

  • cours (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • cursus (Latin)

3. 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))

4. 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))

5. course

noun. ['ˈkɔrs'] a connected series of events or actions or developments.

Synonyms

  • flow
  • line
  • current
  • stream

Antonyms

  • abstain
  • denitrify
  • deprive
  • chromatic

Etymology

  • cours (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • cursus (Latin)

6. course

noun. ['ˈkɔrs'] general line of orientation.

Synonyms

  • direction
  • way

Antonyms

  • malfunction
  • unearned run
  • earned run

Etymology

  • cours (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • cursus (Latin)

7. course

noun. ['ˈkɔrs'] a mode of action.

Synonyms

  • blind alley
  • action
  • way of life
  • course of action
  • way
  • collision course

Antonyms

  • obligatory
  • succeeding
  • inexperience
  • unenlightenment

Etymology

  • cours (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • cursus (Latin)

8. 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))

9. course

noun. ['ˈkɔrs'] a line or route along which something travels or moves.

Synonyms

  • steps
  • swath
  • belt
  • trail
  • path
  • track
  • line
  • round
  • collision course

Antonyms

  • confine
  • fail
  • stay in place
  • idle

Etymology

  • cours (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • cursus (Latin)

10. course

adverb. ['ˈkɔrs'] as might be expected.

Synonyms

  • naturally

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • praise

Etymology

  • cours (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • cursus (Latin)
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