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  • as inpractical
  • as inrunning

synonyms for in action

  • businesslike
  • constructive
  • down-to-earth
  • efficient
  • factual
  • feasible
  • functional
  • possible
  • practicable
  • pragmatic
  • rational
  • reasonable
  • sane
  • sensible
  • sober
  • workable
  • applied
  • both feet on the ground
  • commonsensical
  • doable
  • empirical
  • experimental
  • handy
  • hard-boiled
  • implicit
  • in operation
  • matter-of-fact
  • nuts and bolts
  • operative
  • orderly
  • serviceable
  • solid
  • sound
  • systematic
  • unidealistic
  • unromantic
  • usable
  • utile
  • utilitarian
  • virtual
  • workaday
  • working
  • constant
  • functioning
  • working
  • active
  • cursive
  • dynamic
  • executing
  • going
  • live
  • moving
  • operative
  • proceeding
  • producing
  • smooth
  • alive
  • easy
  • effortless
  • fluent
  • incessant
  • in operation
  • in succession
  • perpetual
  • together
  • unbroken
  • unceasing
  • uninterrupted

antonyms for in action

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  • excited
  • impossible
  • impractical
  • inefficient
  • irrational
  • unattainable
  • unfeasible
  • unlikely
  • unrealistic
  • unreasonable
  • unsound
  • unworkable
  • incapable
  • inexperienced
  • unproficient
  • unseasoned
  • unserviceable
  • unskilled
  • untrained
  • useless
  • worthless
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How to use in action in a sentence

Let the thought of self pass in, and the beauty of great action is gone, like the bloom from a soiled flower.
PEARLS OF THOUGHTMATURIN M. BALLOU
He saw Gen. Braddock as he passed on to his defeat, and could give a succinct account of that sanguinary action.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
The wisdom of a scribe cometh by his time of leisure: and he that is less in action, shall receive wisdom.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Words are often everywhere as the minute-hands of the soul, more important than even the hour-hands of action.
PEARLS OF THOUGHTMATURIN M. BALLOU
The action was at first a little confusing to Edna, but she soon lent herself readily to the Creole's gentle caress.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
Such throats are trying, are they not?In case one catches cold; Ah, yes!
BOYS AND GIRLS BOOKSHELF; A PRACTICAL PLAN OF CHARACTER BUILDING, VOLUME I (OF 17)VARIOUS
Only, he argued, British soldiers would stand against the skyline during a general action.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
When the quantity is very small there may be no cough, the sputum reaching the larynx by action of the bronchial cilia.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
Impersonation absolutely requires the finest detail of mannerism to be represented in the action.
EXPRESSIVE VOICE CULTUREJESSIE ELDRIDGE SOUTHWICK
The commander-in-chief still kept him attached to the headquarter staff, and constantly employed him on special service.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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