any specific behavior
"they avoided all recreational activity"
action, activity, activeness(noun)
the state of being active
"his sphere of activity"; "he is out of action"
bodily process, body process, bodily function, activity(noun)
an organic process that takes place in the body
(chemistry) the capacity of a substance to take part in a chemical reaction
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"
the trait of being active; moving or acting rapidly and energetically
"the level of activity declines with age"
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.
something done as an action or a movement
The activity for the morning was a walk to the store.
something done for pleasure or entertainment, especially one involving movement or an excursion.
Quilting can be a fun activity.
Use (of internet, playstation, bank account etc.)
Origin: From activité, from activitas.
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
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. 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
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
In a military sense, denotes attention, labor, diligence, and study.
Activity in general is a work or set of instructions to be followed for something to be done. For example, making tea is an activity that has few steps or instructions to be followed.
You must complete the cleaning activity by tomorrow.
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'activity' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #831
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'activity' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1881
Rank popularity for the word 'activity' in Nouns Frequency: #139
The numerical value of activity in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of activity in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
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- дейност, активностBulgarian
- activitatCatalan, Valencian
- aktivita, činnost, čilostCzech
- Unternehmung, Aktivität, Tätigkeit, HandlungGerman
- δράση, δραστηριότηταGreek
- aktiivisuus, toiminta, aktiviteetti, askarteluFinnish
- gnìomhachd, spòrsScottish Gaelic
- פעילות, מעשHebrew
- attività, svagoItalian
- aktiviti, kegiatanMalay
- werkzaamheid, actief, activiteit, bewegingDutch
- aktivitetNorwegian Nynorsk
- dejávnost, aktívnostSlovene
- aktivitet, verksamhet, sysselsättningSwedish
- การเคลื่อนไหว, กิจกรรมThai
- hoạt độngVietnamese
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