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activity

 
Noun activity has 6 senses
  1. activity - any specific activity; "they avoided all recreational activity"
    --1 is a kind of
    act, human action, human activity
    Antonyms: inactivity
    --1 has particulars:
     variation, variance; space walk; domesticity; operation; 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; occupation; 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; operation, military operation; measurement, measuring, measure, mensuration; calibration, standardization, standardisation; organization, organisation; grouping; support, supporting; continuance, continuation; procedure, process; ceremony; 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; preparation, readying; aid, assist, assistance, help; support; behavior, behaviour, conduct, doings; behavior, behaviour; leadership, leading; precession, precedence, precedency; solo; buzz; fun; sin, hell; release, outlet, vent; last; mystification, obfuscation; negotiation; perturbation, disturbance; timekeeping
  2. action, activity, activeness - the state of being active; "his sphere of activity"; "he is out of action"
    --2 is a kind of state
    Antonyms: inaction, inactivity, inactiveness
    --2 has particulars:
     agency; busyness, hum; behavior, behaviour; eruption, eructation, extravasation; operation; overdrive; play; swing
  3. bodily process, body process, bodily function, activity - an organic process that takes place in the body; "respiratory activity"
    --3 is a kind of organic process, biological process
    --3 has particulars:
     control; breathing, external respiration, respiration, ventilation; respiration; breath; consumption, ingestion, intake, uptake; sexual activity, sexual practice, sex, sex activity; 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
  4. activity - (chemistry) the capacity of a substance to take part in a chemical reaction; "catalytic activity"
    --4 is a kind of
    capability, capacity
  5. natural process, natural action, action, activity - a process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings); "the action of natural forces"; "volcanic activity"
    --5 is a kind of process
    --5 has particulars:
     radiation; absorption; acidification; adiabatic process; aeration; antiredeposition; capture; 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; release; 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; transpiration; vitrification
  6. activeness, activity - the trait of being active; moving or acting rapidly and energetically; "the level of activity declines with age"
    --6 is a kind of trait
    --6 has particulars:
     animation, spiritedness, invigoration, brio, vivification; dynamism, pizzazz, pizzaz, oomph, zing
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