Definition of activity


  • any specific behavior; "they avoided all recreational activity". Antonyms: inactivity.
  • the state of being active; "his sphere of activity", "he is out of action". Synonyms: action, activeness. Antonyms: inaction, inactiveness, inactivity.
  • an organic process that takes place in the body; "respiratory activity". Synonyms: bodily function, bodily process, body process.
  • (chemistry) the capacity of a substance to take part in a chemical reaction; "catalytic activity".
  • a process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings); "the action of natural forces", "volcanic activity". Synonyms: action, natural action, natural process.
  • the trait of being active; moving or acting rapidly and energetically; "the level of activity declines with age". Synonyms: activeness. Antonyms: inactiveness.

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Rhymes with activity

captivity, conductivity, creativity, festivity, insensitivity, nativity, negativity, proclivity, productivity, progressivity, reactivity, relativity, selectivity.

End with activity

reactivity, superactivity, retroactivity, hyperactivity, refractivity, underactivity, hyperreactivity, overactivity, vasoactivity, bioactivity, inactivity, radioactivity.

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Scrabble and Words With Friends points

  • activity is a valid Scrabble US word, worth 16 points
  • activity is a valid Scrabble UK word, worth 16 points
  • activity is a valid Words With Friends word, worth 17 points
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