ag-, agen-, act-, agi-, agit-
(Latin: to set in motion, to hurry, to shake; to drive; to do, to act; to lead, to conduct, to guide)
2. Energetic movement; liveliness.
3. A specified pursuit in which a person partakes; such as, an educational process or procedure intended to stimulate learning through actual experience.
4. The ability to take part in a chemical reaction.
5. A physiological process; such as, a respiratory activity.
2. A record of motor activity.
2. A person who acts and gets things done.
3. Theatrical performers: A cast or troupe of actors.
2. A woman or girl who pretends to be someone else or to feel something so as to impress or to deceive someone or other people.
2. Being, existing, or acting at the present moment; current.
3. Based on fact: "She presented an actual account of the accident just as it happened."
2. Used to express wonder, surprise, or incredulity: "I actually won first place in the contest!"
3. A term used for expressing an opinion, often a contradictory one, or to change the subject: "Actually, I would prefer not to discuss this subject now."
2. To incite, to touch off, to inspire, or to provide an incentive to do something: After a long walk in the park, Peggy felt actuated to finish her term paper.
3. Etymology: from Medieval Latin actuare, "to act"; from Latin actus, past participle of the verb agere, "to do, to perform".
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"It is over or finished."
A term that refers to dramatic sequences.
Used in law.
More literally, a “driving” or the “moving forward of God”. Used in legal terminology to refer to any phenomena; such as, hurricanes, tornadoes, earthquakes, falling trees, hail storms, etc.
A legal maxim.
Thomas Aquinas’ conception of God as pure act, without matter or form.