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Action words

An action verb expresses achievements or something a person does in a concise, persuasive manner.

  1. Absorbed
  2. Accelerated
  3. Accentuated
  4. Accomplished
  5. Achieved
  6. Adhered to
  7. Administered
  8. Adopted
  9. Advanced
  10. Announced
  11. Applied
  12. Appraised
  13. Apprehended
  14. Assessed
  15. Assigned
  16. Assimilated
  17. Assisted
  18. Assumed
  19. Attained
  20. Attracted
  21. Authorized
  22. Balanced
  23. Bargained
  24. Beneficial
  25. Benefited
  26. Bolstered
  27. Boosted
  28. Budgeted
  29. Built
  30. Carried out
  31. Caused
  32. Charted
  33. Checked
  34. Closed
  35. Collaborated
  36. Combined
  37. Commanded
  38. Commissioned
  39. Complied
  40. Conducted
  41. Constructed
  42. Continued
  1. Contributed
  2. Controlled
  3. Cooperated
  4. Coordinated
  5. Created
  6. Critiqued
  7. Delegated
  8. Demonstrated
  9. Derived
  10. Designated
  11. Designed
  12. Detected
  13. Developed
  14. Devised
  15. Directed
  16. Discharged
  17. Dispatched
  18. Displayed
  19. Earned
  20. Effected
  21. Efficient
  22. Emphasized
  23. Employed
  24. Empowered
  25. Enforced
  26. Engineered
  27. Enhanced
  28. Enriched
  29. Established
  30. Exceeded
  31. Excelled
  32. Exercised
  33. Exerted
  34. Exhibited
  35. Expedited
  36. Featured
  37. Financed
  38. Forecasted
  39. Formed
  40. Formulated
  41. Fulfilled
  42. Generated
  1. Granted
  2. Guided
  3. Handled
  4. Helped
  5. Hosted
  6. Implemented
  7. Increased
  8. Indicated
  9. Influenced
  10. Initiated
  11. Innovated
  12. Instituted
  13. Integrated
  14. Invested
  15. Investigated
  16. Justified
  17. Listed
  18. Logged
  19. Made
  20. Maintained
  21. Managed
  22. Mapped
  23. Mastered
  24. Measured
  25. Mentored
  26. Merited
  27. Mobilized
  28. Modeled
  29. Multiplied
  30. Negotiated
  31. Observed
  32. Obtained
  33. Operated
  34. Organized
  35. Originated
  36. Outlined
  37. Oversaw
  38. Participated
  39. Performed
  40. Persisted
  41. Planned
  42. Pointed out
  1. Pooled
  2. Practiced
  3. Prepared
  4. Presented
  5. Prevailed
  6. Produced
  7. Programmed
  8. Progressed
  9. Projected
  10. Projected
  11. Promoted
  12. Prompted
  13. Proposed
  14. Provided
  15. Pursued
  16. Qualified
  17. Qualified
  18. Quantified
  19. Quoted
  20. Reacted
  21. Recommended
  22. Recovered
  23. Refine
  24. Regulated
  25. Reinstated
  26. Rejected
  27. Remained
  28. Represented
  29. Resisted
  30. Resolved
  31. Restored
  32. Resumed
  33. Retained
  34. Revamp
  35. Revealed
  36. Revived
  37. Saved
  38. Scheduled
  39. Schemed
  40. Screened
  41. Secured
  42. Segmented
  1. Seized
  2. Shared
  3. Showed
  4. Simplified
  5. Skilled
  6. Specialized
  7. Sponsored
  8. Streamlined
  9. Strengthened
  10. Stressed
  11. Succeeded
  12. Supervised
  13. Supported
  14. Surpassed
  15. Sustained
  16. Sustained
  17. Synchronized
  18. Synthesized
  19. Taught
  20. Trained
  21. Transacted
  22. Translated
  23. Triumphed
  24. Troubleshot
  25. Tutored
  26. Uncovered
  27. Understood
  28. Undertook
  29. Unified
  30. United
  31. Updated
  32. Upgraded
  33. Used
  34. Utilized
  35. Validated
  36. Ventured
  37. Verified
  38. Viewed
  39. Withstood
  40. Witnessed