Definition of action verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

action

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˈækʃn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈækʃn//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they action
BrE BrE//ˈækʃn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈækʃn//
 
he / she / it actions
BrE BrE//ˈækʃnz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈækʃnz//
 
past simple actioned
BrE BrE//ˈækʃnd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈækʃnd//
 
past participle actioned
BrE BrE//ˈækʃnd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈækʃnd//
 
-ing form actioning
BrE BrE//ˈækʃnɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈækʃnɪŋ//
 
 
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action something to make sure that something is done or dealt with Your request will be actioned. Word Origin late Middle English: via Old French from Latin actio(n-), from agere ‘do, act’.