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human activity


something that people do or cause to happen


noun (persons, places, or things)


human activities

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Princeton WordNet


act | deed | human action

Definition references


Human behavior

refers to the range of behaviors exhibited by humans and which are influenced by culture, attitudes, emotions, values, ethics, authority, rapport, hypnosis, persuasion, coercion and/or genetics. The behavior of people falls within a range with some ... (36 of 1597 words)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Human behavior


deed | deeds [plural] | deeded [past tense] | deeding [present participle] | act [synonym, sense-specific] | action [synonym, sense-specific]

An action or act; something that is done. | A brave or noteworthy action; a feat or exploit. | Action or fact, as opposed to rhetoric or deliberation. | [law] A legal contract showing bond. | [informal] To transfer real property by deed. (39 of 46 words, 5 definitions, 5 usage examples, pronunciation, 1 image)


Collins Dictionary:

deed | dee | die [Scottish, entry-specific, sense-specific] | act [synonym, sense-specific] | feat [synonym, sense-specific] | exploit [synonym, sense-specific]

something that is done or performed; act | a notable achievement; feat; exploit | action or performance, as opposed to words | [law] a formal legal ... (23 of 541 words, 6 definitions, 9 usage examples, pronunciations)


Columbia Encyclopedia:

deed | quitclaim

in law, written document that is signed and delivered by which one person conveys land or other realty (see property) to another. A deed may assure ... (26 of 184 words)



deed [entry 1, noun] | feat [synonym, sense-specific] | action [synonym, sense-specific] | exploit [synonym, sense-specific] | number [synonym, sense-specific] | stunt [synonym, sense-specific] | tour de force [synonym, sense-specific] | trick [synonym, sense-specific] | accomplishment [similar, sense-specific] | ...

something that is done | a usually illustrious act or action; "feat", "exploit" | the act of performing; "action" | a signed and usually sealed ... (22 of 160 words, 4 definitions, 3 usage examples, pronunciations)


deed [entry 2, verb] | alien [synonym] | alienate [synonym] | assign [synonym] | cede [synonym] | convey [synonym] | transfer [synonym] | make over [synonym] | bequeath [similar] | ...

to convey or transfer by deed (6 of 100 words, 1 usage example)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/deed show=1

Oxford Dictionary:


[literary] : an action that is performed intentionally or consciously | a brave or noble act | action or performance | a legal document that is signed ... (24 of 130 words, 7 definitions, 5 usage examples, pronunciation)


American Heritage Dictionary:

deed | deeded [past tense] | deeding [present participle] | deeds [3rd-person singular present]

Something that is carried out; an act or action. | A usually praiseworthy act; a feat or exploit. | Action or performance in general | [law] A ... (24 of 77 words, 5 definitions, 2 usage examples, pronunciation)


Random House Dictionary:

deed | deeds [sense-specific]

something that is done, performed, or accomplished; an act. | an exploit or achievement; feat. | an act or gesture, especially as illustrative of ... (22 of 76 words, 5 definitions, 3 usage examples, pronunciation)


Macmillan British Dictionary:

deed [countable] | deeds [plural] | someone's good deed for the day

[literary] something that someone does | [plural, law] an official document that gives details of a legal agreement, especially about who owns a ... (22 of 66 words, 3 definitions, pronunciation)


New World Dictionary:


a thing done; act | a feat of courage, skill, etc. | action; actual performance | [law] a document under seal which, when delivered, transfers a ... (23 of 63 words, 5 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciation)


Cambridge Dictionary:

deed [entry 1]

an intentional act, especially a very bad or very good one (11 of 43 words, 2 usage examples, pronunciation)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/deed 1

deed [entry 2, law]

a legal document which is an official record of an agreement or official proof of ownership of land or of a building (22 of 31 words, pronunciation)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/deed 2

Britannica Encyclopedia:

event [occurrence]

notion that became of singular importance in the philosophical speculation about relativity physics. The best-known analyses are those of the ... (20 of 71 words)


Encarta Dictionary:

deed | deeds [plural] | deeded [past tense] | deeding [present participle]

an intentional act | a signed document that outlines the terms of an agreement, especially one that details a change in ownership of property | Same ... (24 of 106 words, 5 definitions, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861603233​/definition​.html  [offline]

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