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Roget-categorie 680

5. Words relating to the voluntary powers
5.3. Voluntary action
›› 5.3.1. Simple voluntary action

#680. Action

zelfstandig naamwoord

action, performancedoing, etc. v. — perpetrationexercise, excitationmovement, operation, evolution, work labor etc. (exertion) 686praxis, executionprocedure etc. (conduct) 692handicraftbusiness etc. 625agency etc. (power at work) 170.
deed, act, overt act, stitch, touch, gest transaction, job, doings, dealings, proceeding, measure, step, maneuver, bout, passage, move, stroke, blowcoup, coup de main, coup d'etat [Fr.]tour de force etc. (display) 882feat, exploitachievement etc. (completion) 729handiwork, workmanshipmanufacturestroke of policy etc. (plan) 626.
actor etc. (doer) 690.

werkwoord

do, perform, executeachieve etc. (complete) 729transact, enactcommit, perpetrate, inflictexercise, prosecute, carry on, work, practice, play.
employ oneself, ply one's taskofficiate, have in hand etc. (business) 625labor etc. 686be at workpursue a courseshape one's course etc. (conduct) 692.
act, operatetake action, take stepsstrike a blow, lift a finger, stretch forth one's handtake in hand etc. (undertake) 676put oneself in motionput in practicecarry into execution etc. (complete) 729act upon.
be an actor etc. 690take a part in, act a part in, play a part in, perform a part inparticipate inhave a hand in, have a finger in the piehave to do withbe a party to, be a participator inbear a hand, lend a handpull an oar, run in a racemix oneself up with etc. (meddle) 682.
be in actioncome into operation etc. (power at work) 170.

bijvoeglijk naamwoord

doing etc. v. — acting in actionin harnesson dutyin operation etc. 170.

bijwoord

in the act, in the midst of, in the thick ofred-handed, in flagrante delicto [Lat.]while one's hand is in.

uitdrukking

action is eloquence" [Coriolanus]; actions speak louder than wordsactum aiunt ne agas [Terence]; awake, arise, or be forever fall'n" [Paradise Lost]; dii pia facta vident [Lat.] [Ovid]; faire sans dire [Fr.]fare fac [It]fronte capillata post est occasio calva [Lat.]our deeds are sometimes better than our our deeds are sometimes better than our thoughts" [Bailey]; the great end of life is not knowledge but the great end of life is not knowledge but action" [Huxley]; thought is the soul of act" [R. Browning]; vivre-ce nest pas respirer c'est agir [Fr.]we live in deeds not years" [Bailey].



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