Meaning of ACTIVITY in English


Pronunciation: ak- ' ti-v ə -t ē

Function: noun

Inflected Form: plural -ties

Date: 1530

1 : the quality or state of being active

2 : vigorous or energetic action : LIVELINESS

3 : natural or normal function: as a : a process (as digestion) that an organism carries on or participates in by virtue of being alive b : a similar process actually or potentially involving mental function specifically : an educational procedure designed to stimulate learning by firsthand experience

4 : an active force

5 a : a pursuit in which a person is active b : a form of organized, supervised, often extracurricular recreation

6 : an organizational unit for performing a specific function also : its function or duties

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.