āctiō ōnis, f 1 AG-, a putting in motion
— hence, a performing, doing, action: virtutis laus in actione consistit, in deeds.
—Esp.: gratiarum, a rendering.
—Of an orator or player, a rendering, declamation: consulis.
— Public acts, official conduct, achievements: radicitus evellere omnīs actiones tuas: celebrare actiones, make their policy popular, L.: Ciceronis, S.: tribunicia, a measure, L.
—A suit at law, action, process: actionem instituere: causae: actionem intendere, to bring suit: hac actione uti, this form of action: lenior.
— Permission to bring a suit: actionem dare alicui: alterā, at the second trial.