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According to WordNet, the noun "action" has 10 sense(s).

101181902 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.

106373513 the series of events that form a plot; "his novels always have a lot of action".

114006945 the state of being active; "his sphere of activity"; "he is out of action".

100037396 something done (usually as opposed to something said); "there were stories of murders and other unnatural actions".

100576451 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".

101182312 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 action of emancipating Southern slaves".

113518963 a process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings); "the action of natural forces"; "volcanic activity".

100952963 a military engagement; "he saw action in Korea".

102677718 the operating part that transmits power to a mechanism; "the piano had a very stiff action".

104835950 the trait of being active and energetic and forceful; "a man of action".

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