Definition of spring into/to action/life
- They sprang into action as soon as they received their orders.
- The crowd sprang to life after the first goal was scored.
: dart, shoot
: to be resilient or elastic
: to become warped
: a source of supply
: an ultimate source especially of action or motion
: spring tide
: to fit with springs
: a thing done : deed
: the accomplishment of a thing usually over a period of time, in stages, or with the possibility of repetition
: behavior, conduct
: the quality that distinguishes a vital and functional being from a dead body
: a principle or force that is considered to underlie the distinctive quality of animate beings
: an organismic state characterized by capacity for metabolism (see metabolism 1), growth, reaction to stimuli, and reproduction
: of or relating to animate being
: using a living model
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