Noun Activity Definition and Examples







The condition in which things are happening or being done.
  1. 'the only sign of human activity now is the boatload of day trippers from the mainland'
  2. 'Patients should be questioned about cycle patterns, contraception, and sexual activity.'
  3. 'How do you foresee further developments in Italian business activity in Bulgaria?'
  4. 'A second, functional level of military activity responded to shifts in the conduct of operations.'
  5. 'Lawmakers must clarify contract laws and develop new legislation that governs private business activity.'
  6. 'The level of operational activity is higher and this means that we are spending more time away from our families and friends.'
  7. 'The analysis concerns the seismic activity occurring during 1874-1913.'
  8. 'There was a high level of competitive activity in certain areas.'
  9. 'Over this period there have been ebbs and flows in the level of activity, often in response to the major issues and challenges of the day.'
  10. 'Levels of activity in the economy will rise, employment will be boosted and tax receipts will boom.'
  11. 'I am optimistic because there is already a brisk commercial activity under free market conditions.'
  12. 'Physical activity is an equal partner in developing a healthy lifestyle.'
  13. 'I found that dancers and varsity athletes are engaging in physical activity for an equal number of hours per day.'
  14. 'Our goal is for the patient to perform the conditioning activity at a level that is similar to that of normal individual of the same age.'
  15. 'Today we need to consciously work out to incorporate the same level of activity into our daily routine.'
  16. 'Undernutrition is common in many chronic conditions, and obesity can result from conditions that limit physical activity.'
  17. 'Physical activity helps control weight by burning excess calories that would otherwise be stored as fat.'
  18. 'While it was miserable and wet outside, the school hall was a hive of activity, with face painting, games and stalls.'
  19. 'The post office was always a hive of activity with people bustling about.'
A thing that a person or group does or has done.
  1. 'It got me thinking about the way in which our activities and moods are affected by the weather.'
  2. 'The children attending the club have an opportunity to do homework and other activities.'
  3. 'Staff will use the time to prepare lesson plans and take part in teacher development activities.'
  4. 'They clearly see the potential to convert these activities from a cost to an investment.'
  5. 'Such changes require sustained hard work on activities that are not particularly high profile.'
  6. 'The pain may result in inability to do routine work or household activities.'
  7. 'Private companies were not allowed to engage in such activities, and contracts they made would be void.'
  8. 'It was all down to yesterday's hard labour, of course, and sedentary activities.'
  9. 'There is a danger that the club could undo any good work themselves with their off the field activities.'
  10. 'There will also be a mix of office activities and general work related to the Abbey Grounds.'
  11. 'The sites also have the potential to be used by the community during the day for activities such as adult learning.'
  12. 'a range of sporting activities'
  13. 'A Scot and a keen sportsman he had extended the company's welfare and recreation activities.'
  14. 'Most contracts will exclude any hazardous water sports or adventurous activities.'
  15. 'He has not returned to his former sporting activities with the exception of golf.'
  16. 'Most policies, for example, exclude water sport or other hazardous activities.'
  17. 'The visit was part of the Sporting Champions initiative to promote games and activities in schools.'
  18. 'Its activities include the provision of lunches and a wide range of leisure activities from art to yoga.'
  19. 'Information on activities and pursuits available to children in the area will be provided.'
  20. 'The volunteers help the children with their daily needs and organise sporting activities for them.'
  21. 'There are many health related benefits in becoming active and participating in local sport and recreational activity.'
  22. 'He said sea angling was a major sport and recreational activity and if the competitions had to be cancelled irreparable damage would be done.'
A thermodynamic quantity representing the effective concentration of a particular component in a solution or other system, equal to its concentration multiplied by an activity coefficient.
    ((n.) The state or quality of being active; nimbleness; agility; vigorous action or operation; energy; active force; as, an increasing variety of human activities.)

    noun, plural activities.

    1. the state or quality of being active: There was not much activity in the stock market today. He doesn't have enough physical activity in his life.

    2. a specific deed, action, function, or sphere of action: social activities.

    3. work, especially in elementary grades at school, that involves direct experience by the student rather than textbook study.

    4. energetic activity; animation; liveliness.

    5. a use of energy or force; an active movement or operation.

    6. normal mental or bodily power, function, or process.

    7. Physical Chemistry. the capacity of a substance to react, corrected for the loss of reactivity due to the interaction of its constituents.

    8. Physics. the number of atoms of a radioactive substance that disintegrate per unit of time, usually expressed in curies. radioactivity.

    9. an organizational unit or the function it performs.


    "There can be activity levels."
    "There can be activity datas."
    "There can be activity rates."
    "There can be activity indicators."
    "There can be activity lights."
    "There can be activity indexes."
    "There can be activity centres."
    "There can be activity bonds."
    "There can be activity holidays."
    "There can be activity programmes."
    "There can be activity quiets."
    "There can be activity rises."
    "There can be activity duties."
    "There can be activity whiles."
    "There can be activity patterns."
    "There can be activity growths."
    "There can be activity grounds."
    "There can be activity types."
    "There can be activity taking places."
    "There can be activity systems."

    Late Middle English: from French activité or late Latin activitas, from Latin act- ‘done’, from the verb agere.

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