action noun

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)

Word History

First Known Use

1836, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of action noun was in 1836

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“Action noun.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/action%20noun. Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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