Operance
Operance Op"er*ance, Operancy Op"er*an*cy, n. The act of operating or working; operation. [R.] [1913 Webster]

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  • operance — op·er·ance …   English syllables

  • operance — ˈäpərən(t)s noun ( s) Etymology: from operant (I), after such pairs as English expectant : expectance : the act of operating or working something : operation …   Useful english dictionary

  • Operancy — Operance Op er*ance, Operancy Op er*an*cy, n. The act of operating or working; operation. [R.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • action — n 1. movement, motion; agency, operation, Rare. operance or operancy; performance, execution, enactment, discharge, dispatch; exercise, practice; working, operating, functioning. 2. act, deed, effort, endeavor, enterprise, transaction; feat,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • agency — n 1. company, concern, firm, house, organization, bureau, institution, corporation. 2. action, activity, operation, Rare. operance; performance, execution, discharge, dispatch, enactment, exercise, practice; employment, utilization, effectuation …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • operation — n 1. employment, utilization, effectuation, manipulation, handling; performance, execution, discharge, dispatch, enactment; doing, exercise, practice; action, activity, Rare. operance, Rare. operancy. 2. agency, influence, power, potency; effect …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • play — n 1. drama, dramatic play, stage play; stage show, show; theatrical piece, theatricals, piece, work, vehicle; screenplay, photoplay, photodrama, Inf. opus; teleplay, television drama or play, TV drama or play; radio drama or play, broadcast… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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