6 Letters
3 Consonants
3 Vowels
2 Syllables
Types Of Speech
You can use action as a noun or as a verb in a sentence.
About Action
A 2 syllables noun and 6 letters with the letters a, c, i, n, o, and t, 3 consonants, 3 vowels and 2 syllables with the middle letters ti. Action starts with a vowel and ends in a consonant with the starting letters a, ac, act, acti, actio, and the ending characters are n, on, ion, tion, ction, ..
Something done (usually as opposed to something said); "there were stories of murders and other unnatural actions"
Middle English
Compound Words
A compound word, action has more than one word within it. There's 2 words which are act, and ion.
Is action a scrabble word? A 8 point word in scrabble. Check the word games tab below for probability, odds and more.
Pig Latin
Action in Pig Latin is said as "actionay or actionway".
a | c | t | i | o | n
ac | ct | ti | io | on
act | cti | tio | ion
acti | ctio | tion
Word Gram
Noun Examples
something done (usually as opposed to something said);
"there were stories of murders and other unnatural actions"
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"
a military engagement;
"he saw action in Korea"
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
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 actio
the operating part that transmits power to a mechanism;
"the piano had a very stiff action"
the trait of being active and energetic and forceful;
"a man of action"
the series of events that form a plot;
"his novels always have a lot of action"
a process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings);
"the action of natural forces";
"volcanic activity"
the state of being active;
"his sphere of activity";
"he is out of action"
Verb Examples
put in effect;
"carry out a task";
"execute the decision of the people";
"He actioned the operation"
institute legal proceedings against;
file a suit against;
"He was warned that the district attorney would process him";
"She actioned the company for discrimination"

Synonyms (Cognitive Synonyms) For "Action"

There are 579 synonyms available. These are cognitive relationship words which is to say they have a similar meaning, mean the same thing, or have close definition and relationship to action.

Accomplished Fact
Accomplishmentthe action of accomplishing something
Achievementthe action of accomplishing something
Actsomething that people do or cause to happen
Actingthe performance of a part or role in a drama
Actionsomething done (usually as opposed to something said)
"there were stories of murders and other unnatural actions"
Action At Law
Activenessthe trait of being active
moving or acting rapidly and energetically
"the level of activity declines with age"

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There are 3 anagrams from action.

Anagram Definition
Actionsomething done (usually as opposed to something said)
"there were stories of murders and other unnatural actions"
Cationa positively charged ion
Atonicused of syllables
"an atonic syllable carries no stress"

View English words with the unique letters used in action. Words With The Letters Acinot


Action derives from 2 words.

Word Definition
Actsomething that people do or cause to happen
Movethe act of deciding to do something
"he didn''t make a move to help"
"his first move was to hire a lawyer"


Action has 3 hypernyms.

Word Definition
Actsomething that people do or cause to happen
Human Action
Human Activity


There are 48 hyponyms for action

Word Definition
Accentingthe act of giving special importance or significance to something
Accentuationthe act of giving special importance or significance to something
Accomplishmentthe action of accomplishing something
Achievementthe action of accomplishing something
Aggressionviolent action that is hostile and usually unprovoked
Alienationthe action of alienating;
the action of causing to become unfriendly;
"his behavior alienated the other students"
Arrivalaccomplishment of an objective
Beatification(Roman Catholic Church) an act of the Pope who declares that a deceased person lived a holy life and is worthy of public veneration;
a first step toward canonization
Benignitya kind act
Bruxisminvoluntarily or unconsciously clenching or grinding the teeth, typically during sleep

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The word games Words With Friends, 4pics1Word, Word Chums, and Jumble which is by far one of the most successful of the word games. Jumble was created in 1954 - below, you will find the most unscrambled letters for each descramble word game that others have solved or decoded to make the word action.

Is action a scrabble word or can you use action in Words With Friends? The probability of getting this word in scrabble is 1 out of every 25550 games and in Words With Friends it's 1 out of every 37634 games. This 6 letter 8 point scrabble word can be rearranged 720 ways. What other words can be made with the letters a, c, i, n, o, and t? There's 18 with 8 letters or less with the letters a, c, i, n, o, and t. Here is a list of 18 to try to get you more points.

WordScrabbleWords With FriendsWord Chums4Pics1WordJumble
Action (6 letters) 8 10 taocni
Auction (7 letters) 9 +1 12 +2 auction
Vocation (8 letters) 13 +5 16 +6 vocation
Coaction (8 letters) 12 +4 15 +5 coaction
Vacation (8 letters) 13 +5 16 +6 vacation
Citation (8 letters) 10 +2 12 +2 citation
Caution (7 letters) 9 +1 12 +2 auction
Occitan (7 letters) 11 +3 14 +4 accinot
Cation (6 letters) 8 10 taocni
Octavian (8 letters) 13 +5 16 +6 vacation
Inaction (8 letters) 10 +2 13 +3 inaction
Actinon (7 letters) 9 +1 12 +2 contain
Contain (7 letters) 9 +1 12 +2 contain
Atonic (6 letters) 8 10 taocni
Toxicant (8 letters) 17 +9 19 +9 toxicant
Cationic (8 letters) 12 +4 15 +5 acciinot
Conation (8 letters) 10 +2 13 +3 conation
Taction (7 letters) 9 +1 11 +1 taction


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