What does activity mean?

Definitions for activity
ækˈtɪv ɪ tiac·tiv·i·ty

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word activity.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. activity(noun)

    any specific behavior

    "they avoided all recreational activity"

  2. action, activity, activeness(noun)

    the state of being active

    "his sphere of activity"; "he is out of action"

  3. bodily process, body process, bodily function, activity(noun)

    an organic process that takes place in the body

    "respiratory activity"

  4. activity(noun)

    (chemistry) the capacity of a substance to take part in a chemical reaction

    "catalytic activity"

  5. natural process, natural action, action, activity(noun)

    a process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings)

    "the action of natural forces"; "volcanic activity"

  6. activeness, activity(noun)

    the trait of being active; moving or acting rapidly and energetically

    "the level of activity declines with age"

Wiktionary

  1. activity(Noun)

    The state or quality of being active; nimbleness; agility; vigorous action or operation; energy; active force; as, an increasing variety of human activities.

    Pit row was abuzz with activity.

    Etymology: From activité, from activitas.

  2. activity(Noun)

    something done as an action or a movement

    The activity for the morning was a walk to the store.

    Etymology: From activité, from activitas.

  3. activity(Noun)

    something done for pleasure or entertainment, especially one involving movement or an excursion.

    Quilting can be a fun activity.

    Etymology: From activité, from activitas.

  4. activity(Noun)

    Use (of internet, playstation, bank account etc.)

    Etymology: From activité, from activitas.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Activity(noun)

    the state or quality of being active; nimbleness; agility; vigorous action or operation; energy; active force; as, an increasing variety of human activities

The Standard Electrical Dictionary

  1. Activity

    The rate of doing work; the work done per second by any expenditure of energy. The activity of a horse-power is 550 foot lbs. per second, or 746 volt-coulombs per second. The practical electric unit is the volt-ampere, often called the watt. (Sec Energy, Electric.)

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. activity

    1. A unit, organization, or installation performing a function or mission, e.g., reception center, redistribution center, naval station, naval shipyard. 2. A function, mission, action, or collection of actions. Also called ACT. See also establishment.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. activity

    The virtue of acting. The sphere of activity is the surrounding space to which the efficacy of a body extends, as the attraction of the magnet.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. activity

    In a military sense, denotes attention, labor, diligence, and study.

Editors Contribution

  1. activity

    A form of action or rate of work.

    The business activity level was moderate and the crew were providing a very efficient service which we were all united in delivering together.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 2, 2020  
  2. activity

    Energetic effort to do.

    The activities were easy, simple and joyful and always good fun.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 12, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'activity' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #831

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'activity' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1881

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'activity' in Nouns Frequency: #139

How to pronounce activity?

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    Karen
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How to say activity in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of activity in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of activity in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of activity in a Sentence

  1. Julian Alvarez Insua:

    (Barracas) has not been desirable for economic activity due to the negative impact of its surroundings, but there is a lot of space.

  2. Barack Obama:

    I never envisioned a day that we would ever see that kind of equipment used against protesters, but I also never imagined a day in 28 years when we would see that kind of criminal activity spin out of peaceful demonstrations.

  3. Christopher Wood:

    One risk is whether infections rise when people return to work on the mainland, as they are beginning to do though far from on a mass scale, the other risk is that the resumption of economic activity in the mainland takes longer than was, say, the case with SARS in 2003, because Beijing chooses to prioritize fighting the disease over GDP growth targets.

  4. Henri-Frédéric Amiel:

    The obscure only exists that it may cease to exist. In it lies the opportunity of all victory and all progress. Whether it call itself fatality, death, night, or matter, it is the pedestal of life, of light, of liberty and the spirit. For it represents resistance -- that is to say, the fulcrum of all activity, the occasion for its development and its triumph.

  5. Dana Nessel:

    I vehemently support the First Amendment right to protest government actions at The Michigan state Capitol or elsewhere around the state ; however any such activity must be done in a manner that is safe and lawful.

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