1. Slika, prizor, činu drami (u staroj crpskoj književnosti);
2. danas. Delovanje, delatnost, delotvornost, akcija, rezultat, funkcija, uticaj, efekt, efikasnost;
2. Sila, moć, snaga (crkv.-slov.)
ETYM Old Fren. action, Latin actio, from agere to do. Related to Act.
1. Something done (usually as opposed to something said).
2. An act by a government body or supranational organization.
3. The operating part that transmits power to a mechanism.
4. The series of events that form a plot.
5. The state of being active; SYN. activity, activeness.
6. The trait of being active and energetic and forceful.
7. The most important or interesting work or activity in a specific area or field
ETYM Latin effectus, from efficere, effectum, to effect; ex + facere to make: cf. French effet, formerly also spelled effect. Related to Fact.
1. A result or consequence.
2. A symptom caused by an illness or a drug.
3. An impression (especially one that is artificial or contrived).
4. The central meaning or theme of a speech or literary work; SYN. essence, burden, core, gist.
5. (Of a law) Having legal validity; SYN. force.
6. Result; ability to produce a result; impression produced on a spectator, auditor etc.
ETYM Old Eng. vertu, French vertu, Latin virtus strength, courage, excellence, virtue, from vir a man. Related to Virile, Virtu.
1. A particular moral excellence.
2. Morality with respect to sexual relations; SYN. chastity, sexual morality.
3. The quality of doing what is right and avoiding what is wrong; SYN. virtuousness, moral excellence.
Originally, ability or efficiency, often involving moral worth. In classical Greek it is used especially to refer to manly qualities. Christian teaching distinguishes the cardinal virtues of prudence, temperance, fortitude, and justice, from the theological virtues of faith, hope, and love (or charity) which St Paul gives as the basis of Christian life.