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    1.  The state or process of [[acting]] or doing: The medical team went into [[action]].     2.  Something done or accomplished; a deed. See Usage Note at act.     3.  Organized [[activity]] to accomplish an objective: a problem requiring drastic [[action]].     4.  The [[causation]] of change by the exertion of power or a natural process: the [[action]] of waves on a beach; the [[action]] of a drug on blood pressure.     5.  A movement or a series of movements, as of an actor.     6.  Manner of movement: a horse with fine [[action]].     7.  Habitual or vigorous [[activity]]; energy: a woman of [[action]].     8.  Behavior or conduct. Often used in the plural.     9.  a.  The operating parts of a mechanism. b.  The manner in which such parts operate. c.  The manner in which a musical instrument can be played; playability: a piano with quick [[action]].     10.  The series of events and episodes that form the plot of a story or play.     11.  The appearance of animation of a figure in painting or sculpture.     12.  Law  A judicial proceeding whose purpose is to obtain relief at the hands of a court.     13.  a.  Armed encounter; combat: missing in [[action]]. b.  An engagement between troops or ships: fought a rear-guard [[action]].     14.  The most important or exciting work or [[activity]] in a specific field or area: always heads for where the [[action]] is.
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[[Actions]] ([[las]]): [[actions]] resulting in the [[experience]] of [[happiness]] for others and are defined as positive or [[virtuous]]; [[actions]] which give rise to [[suffering]] for others and oneself are described as negative or [[non-virtuous]]. Every [[action]], whether [[physical]], [[mental]] or [[verbal]] is like a seed leading to a result that will be [[experienced]] in this [[life]] or in a {{Wiki|future}} [[life]].
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1.  The state or process of [[acting]] or doing: The {{Wiki|medical}} team went into [[action]].  
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2.  Something done or accomplished; a [[deed]]. See Usage Note at act.  
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3.  Organized [[activity]] to [[accomplish]] an [[objective]]: a problem requiring drastic [[action]].  
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4.  The [[causation]] of change by the {{Wiki|exertion}} of power or a natural process: the [[action]] of waves on a beach; the [[action]] of a {{Wiki|drug}} on {{Wiki|blood}} pressure.  
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5.  A {{Wiki|movement}} or a series of movements, as of an actor.  
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6.  [[Manner]] of {{Wiki|movement}}: a [[horse]] with fine [[action]].  
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7.  Habitual or vigorous [[activity]]; [[energy]]: a woman of [[action]].  
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8.  {{Wiki|Behavior}} or conduct. Often used in the plural.  
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9.  a.  The operating parts of a {{Wiki|mechanism}}.  
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b.  The [[manner]] in which such parts operate.  
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c.  The [[manner]] in which a musical instrument can be played; playability: a piano with quick [[action]].  
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10.  The series of events and episodes that [[form]] the plot of a story or play.  
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11.  The [[appearance]] of animation of a figure in painting or {{Wiki|sculpture}}.  
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12.  Law  A judicial proceeding whose purpose is to obtain relief at the hands of a court.
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13.  a.  Armed encounter; combat: missing in [[action]].  
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b.  An engagement between troops or ships: fought a rear-guard [[action]].  
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14.  The most important or exciting work or [[activity]] in a specific field or area: always heads for where the [[action]] is.
 
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Latest revision as of 19:41, 15 March 2014

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See also: Action theory (philosophy)

Actions (las): actions resulting in the experience of happiness for others and are defined as positive or virtuous; actions which give rise to suffering for others and oneself are described as negative or non-virtuous. Every action, whether physical, mental or verbal is like a seed leading to a result that will be experienced in this life or in a future life.

1. The state or process of acting or doing: The medical team went into action.
2. Something done or accomplished; a deed. See Usage Note at act.
3. Organized activity to accomplish an objective: a problem requiring drastic action.
4. The causation of change by the exertion of power or a natural process: the action of waves on a beach; the action of a drug on blood pressure.
5. A movement or a series of movements, as of an actor.
6. Manner of movement: a horse with fine action.
7. Habitual or vigorous activity; energy: a woman of action.
8. Behavior or conduct. Often used in the plural.

9. a. The operating parts of a mechanism.
b. The manner in which such parts operate.
c. The manner in which a musical instrument can be played; playability: a piano with quick action.

10. The series of events and episodes that form the plot of a story or play.
11. The appearance of animation of a figure in painting or sculpture.
12. Law A judicial proceeding whose purpose is to obtain relief at the hands of a court.
 
13. a. Armed encounter; combat: missing in action.
b. An engagement between troops or ships: fought a rear-guard action.
14. The most important or exciting work or activity in a specific field or area: always heads for where the action is.

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