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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. scene

noun. ['ˈsiːn'] an incident (real or imaginary).

Antonyms

  • dullness

Etymology

  • scene (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • scaena (Latin)

6. scene

noun. ['ˈsiːn'] the place where some action occurs.

Synonyms

  • shadow
  • area
  • locus
  • country
  • locale
  • light
  • stage
  • field of honor
  • darkness
  • dark

Antonyms

  • black
  • chaste
  • fatty
  • well

Etymology

  • scene (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • scaena (Latin)

7. scene

noun. ['ˈsiːn'] the visual percept of a region.

Synonyms

  • prospect
  • background
  • side view
  • visual percept
  • exposure
  • view
  • vista
  • glimpse
  • coast
  • tableau
  • aspect
  • ground
  • middle distance
  • panorama
  • foreground

Antonyms

  • unfasten
  • figure
  • background
  • play down

Etymology

  • scene (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • scaena (Latin)

8. scene

noun. ['ˈsiːn'] a consecutive series of pictures that constitutes a unit of action in a film.

Synonyms

  • photograph
  • outtake
  • moving-picture show
  • picture
  • exposure
  • film
  • motion picture
  • flick
  • pic
  • moving picture
  • movie
  • motion-picture show
  • shot
  • picture show

Antonyms

  • stand still
  • colorless
  • brighten
  • precede

Etymology

  • scene (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • scaena (Latin)

9. scene

noun. ['ˈsiːn'] a subdivision of an act of a play.

Synonyms

  • dramatic work
  • act

Antonyms

  • urban area
  • dark
  • bright

Etymology

  • scene (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • scaena (Latin)

10. scene

noun. ['ˈsiːn'] a situation treated as an observable object.

Synonyms

  • state of affairs
  • picture

Antonyms

  • sufficient
  • stressed
  • heavy-footed

Etymology

  • scene (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • scaena (Latin)
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