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

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. man

noun. ['ˈmæn'] an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman).

Synonyms

  • adult
  • Esquire
  • bozo
  • unmarried man
  • Monsieur
  • sir
  • guy
  • stud
  • boyfriend
  • divorced man
  • father surrogate
  • baboo
  • bey
  • macho-man
  • housefather
  • fellow
  • ex-husband
  • babu
  • buster
  • widowman
  • young buck
  • hunk
  • grownup
  • patriarch
  • adult male
  • golden boy
  • castrate
  • ironside
  • Tarzan
  • graybeard
  • middle-aged man
  • signor
  • yellow man
  • father figure
  • inamorato
  • man's body
  • clotheshorse
  • paterfamilias
  • cat
  • womaniser
  • signior
  • signore
  • stiff
  • male
  • adonis
  • wonder boy
  • widower
  • he-man
  • sheik
  • white man
  • father-figure
  • strapper
  • eunuch
  • fop
  • Esq
  • Peter Pan
  • womanizer
  • dandy
  • galoot
  • hombre
  • adult male body
  • Black man
  • ejaculator
  • young man
  • ponce
  • greybeard
  • bachelor
  • ex-boyfriend
  • Methuselah
  • gentleman
  • fashion plate
  • iron man
  • ironman
  • geezer
  • posseman
  • bull
  • Samson
  • old boy
  • philanderer
  • grass widower
  • ex
  • dude
  • Herr
  • male person
  • boy
  • Senhor
  • gallant
  • swell
  • Hooray Henry
  • bruiser
  • shaver
  • swain
  • old man

Antonyms

  • juvenile
  • woman
  • ineffective
  • impotent

Etymology

  • man (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • mann (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • mannen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • mannian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. man

noun. ['ˈmæn'] someone who serves in the armed forces; a member of a military force.

Synonyms

  • draftee
  • ex-serviceman
  • vet
  • military officer
  • voluntary
  • veteran soldier
  • artilleryman
  • commando
  • cannoneer
  • military volunteer
  • gunner
  • force
  • military force
  • devil dog
  • inductee
  • enlisted person
  • striper
  • sailor
  • ranger
  • air force officer
  • skilled workman
  • military man
  • veteran
  • Marine
  • serviceman
  • bluejacket
  • volunteer
  • military group
  • conscript
  • machine gunner
  • leatherneck
  • military unit
  • sailor boy
  • officer
  • skilled worker
  • occupier
  • military personnel
  • shipboard soldier
  • trained worker
  • noncombatant
  • navy man

Antonyms

  • volunteer
  • civilian
  • unimpressive
  • discourteous

Etymology

  • man (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • mann (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • mannen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • mannian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. man

noun. ['ˈmæn'] the generic use of the word to refer to any human being.

Synonyms

  • someone
  • soul
  • person
  • individual
  • somebody

Antonyms

  • female offspring
  • girl
  • female child
  • feminine

Etymology

  • man (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • mann (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • mannen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • mannian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. man

noun. ['ˈmæn'] any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage.

Synonyms

  • Neanderthal
  • human head
  • human foot
  • human race
  • shape
  • Homo rhodesiensis
  • Neandertal man
  • human beings
  • physique
  • form
  • homo
  • body hair
  • material body
  • chassis
  • loin
  • foot
  • mitt
  • Neanderthal man
  • human body
  • paw
  • world
  • frame
  • hominid
  • Homo habilis
  • soma
  • human
  • human being
  • humanity
  • arm
  • build
  • physical body
  • Homo sapiens
  • Neandertal
  • Rhodesian man
  • humankind
  • genus Homo
  • head of hair
  • lumbus
  • figure
  • pes
  • manus
  • Homo soloensis
  • human face
  • mankind
  • face
  • humans
  • anatomy
  • Homo erectus
  • mane
  • bod
  • Homo sapiens neanderthalensis
  • hand

Antonyms

  • emotional person
  • liberal
  • immature
  • unsexy

Etymology

  • man (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • mann (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • mannen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • mannian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. man

noun. ['ˈmæn'] a male subordinate.

Synonyms

  • foot soldier
  • subsidiary
  • underling

Antonyms

  • bad
  • bear
  • fashionable
  • daughter

Etymology

  • man (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • mann (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • mannen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • mannian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. man

noun. ['ˈmæn'] an adult male person who has a manly character (virile and courageous competent).

Synonyms

  • male

Antonyms

  • flexible
  • mobile

Etymology

  • man (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • mann (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • mannen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • mannian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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