action

via: http://www.wordreference.com/definition/action

– the state (κατάσταση) or process (διαδικασία) of doing something or being active; operation (λειτουργία)
– something done, such as an act or deed
– movement (κίνηση) or posture (σωματική στάση) during some physical activity
– activity (δραστηριότητα), force (δύναμη), or energy (ενέργεια): a man of action
– (usually plural) conduct (διαγωγή) or behaviour (συμπεριφορά)
– a legal proceeding brought by one party against another, seeking redress of a wrong or recovery of what is due; lawsuit
– the operating mechanism, esp in a piano, gun, watch, etc
– the force applied to a body
– the way in which something operates or works
– out of action ⇒ not functioning
– the events that form the plot of a story, film, play, or other composition

Etymology: 14th Century: accioun, ultimately from Latin āctiōn-, stem of āctiō, from agere to do, act

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‘action’ also found in these entries:
In the English description:

AAP – abate – abˈduction – ablative – abomination – abstinence – accountable – account for – act – actionable – action painting – action replay – action stations – activate – active – activism – activity – actuate – actus reus – advice – aerate – affright – -age – agency – agglutination – aggression – -agogue – aim – alert – allure – alternate – alternative – amalgamation – among – amphetamine – -ance – AND circuit – animate – answer – -ant – antagonism – antagonist – ante – antisense RNA – anything – aorist – applaud – apraxia – ASH

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