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  Definition of Activity
  1. any specific activity; "they avoided all recreational activity"
  2. the trait of being active; moving or acting rapidly and energetically; "the level of activity declines with age"
  3. an organic process that takes place in the body; "respiratory activity"
  4. a process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings); "the action of natural forces"; "volcanic activity"
  5. the state of being active; "his sphere of activity"; "he is out of action"
  6. (chemistry) the capacity of a substance to take part in a chemical reaction; "catalytic activity"
Similar Words: activeness, bodily process, body process, bodily function, natural process, natural action, action


Hyponyms: variation, variance, space walk, domesticity, operation, practice, pattern, diversion, recreation, cup of tea, bag, dish, follow-up, followup, game, turn, play, music, acting, playing, playacting, performing, liveliness, animation, burst, fit, work, works, deeds, service, occupation, business, job, line of work, line, writing, committal to writing, role, wrongdoing, wrongful conduct, misconduct, actus reus, waste, wastefulness, dissipation, attempt, effort, endeavor, endeavour, try, control, protection, sensory activity, education, instruction, teaching, pedagogy, educational activity, training, preparation, grooming, representation, creation, creative activity, dismantling, dismantlement, disassembly, line function, line duty, puncture, search, hunt, hunting, use, usage, utilization, utilisation, employment, exercise, military operation, measurement, measuring, measure, mensuration, calibration, standardization, standardisation, organization, organisation, grouping, support, supporting, continuance, continuation, procedure, process, ceremony, worship, energizing, activating, activation, concealment, concealing, hiding, placement, location, locating, position, positioning, emplacement, provision, supply, supplying, demand, pleasure, enjoyment, delectation, lamentation, mourning, laughter, market, marketplace, readying, aid, assist, assistance, help, behavior, behaviour, conduct, doings, leadership, leading, precession, precedence, precedency, solo, buzz, fun, sin, hell, release, outlet, vent, last, mystification, obfuscation, negotiation, perturbation, disturbance, timekeeping, spiritedness, invigoration, brio, vivification, dynamism, pizzazz, pizzaz, oomph, zing, breathing, external respiration, respiration, ventilation, breath, consumption, ingestion, intake, uptake, insemination, sleeping, reaction, response, crying, weeping, tears, ablactation, anastalsis, discharge, emission, expelling, expectoration, festering, suppuration, maturation, healing, hypostasis, lacrimation, lachrymation, tearing, watering, lactation, opsonization, opsonisation, overactivity, peristalsis, vermiculation, perspiration, sweating, diaphoresis, sudation, hidrosis, phagocytosis, pinocytosis, placentation, psilosis, tanning, transpiration, radiation, absorption, acidification, adiabatic process, aeration, antiredeposition, capture, centrifugation, chemical process, chemical change, chemical action, chromatography, concretion, condensation, convection, curdling, clotting, coagulation, decay, demagnetization, demagnetisation, desorption, diffusion, dissolution, disintegration, distillation, distillment, drift, effervescence, electrophoresis, cataphoresis, dielectrolysis, ionophoresis, establishment, ecesis, extinction, extraction, feedback, filtration, flocculation, flow, formation, fossilization, fossilisation, geological process, geologic process, hardening, solidifying, solidification, set, curing, ignition, inactivation, induction, ion exchange, ionization, ionisation, leach, leaching, magnetization, magnetisation, magnetic induction, materialization, materialisation, nuclear reaction, opacification, oscillation, oxygenation, pair production, pair creation, pair formation, phase change, phase transition, state change, physical change, precession of the equinoxes, saltation, scattering, sericulture, sink, soak, soakage, soaking, softening, sorption, source, stiffening, rigidifying, rigidification, stimulation, succession, ecological succession, survival, survival of the fittest, natural selection, selection, synergy, synergism, temperature change, transduction, vitrification, agency, busyness, hum, eruption, eructation, extravasation, overdrive, swing


Attributes: active, inactive


Derivational Morphology: act, move


Anagrams: vivacity


Language Translations:
Chinese: 動作 and 活動   Dutch: activiteit  
Finnish: aktiivisuus and askartelu   French: activité  
German: Aktivität   Greek: δράση and δραστηριότητα  
Hungarian: elfoglaltság   Italian: attività  
Japanese: 活動   Korean: 활동  
Norwegian: aktivitet   Portuguese: atividade  
Romanian: activitate   Russian: деятельность  
Spanish: actividad   Swedish: aktivitet  
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