English > Greek (Woodhouse)
opposed to idleness: P. and V. πρᾶξις, ἡ; see act.
the hands of the young are braced for action: V. νέων τοι δρᾶν μὲν ἔντονοι χέρες (Eur., Fragment).
at law: P. and V. δίκη, ἡ, ἀγών, ὁ.
bring action against: P. εἰς ἀγῶνα καθιστάναι (acc.).
virtue, power (of drugs, etc.): V. δύνασις, ἡ, ἰσχύς, ἡ.
battle: P. and V. ἔργον, τό.
put ships out of action: P. ναῦς ἄπλους ποιεῖν (Thuc. 7, 34).
some seven (ships) were put out of action: P. ἑπτά τινες ἄπλοι ἐγένοντο (Thuc. 7, 34).
action, as opposed to passivity: P. πρᾶξις, ἡ.