action noun


Definition of action noun

: a noun denoting action (such as belief, inspection, arrival) sometimes used to include verbal nouns (such as the infinitive to believe or the gerund believing)

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First Known Use of action noun

1836, in the meaning defined above

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“Action noun.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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