• noun: the state of being active
  • noun: the quality or state of being 'active'
  • usually plural
  • synonyms: act, acting, action


  • The police are now monitoring criminal/gang/drug 'activity' in the area.

  • There has been an increase in the city's (level of) economic 'activity'.

  • The instruments are used to detect volcanic 'activity' on the island.

Movie clips

Movie quotes

  • (..) Yes. Well, what do you need to do with it? I gotta unlock it. It's got, like, a black box... ...that has recorded all of the seismic activity... ...that's transpired in the last years. Could tell me a lot about Max. And what he was doing when he went missing. Trevor, I'm really sorry, (..)
    2008 Journey to the Center of the Earth
  • (..) sensors are even still active? One, two...? - Three. - It used to be . This is the wrong time to shut us down. I have got seismic activity in Bolivia. I got a millimeter shift in Mongolia. Alan, you can't shut us down. Keep the lab open. - It's all I've got left of Max. (..)
    2008 Journey to the Center of the Earth
  • (..) Evening game of bridge? Charlie. Charlie, please; real men don't play bridge, and, uh, I have a... an obligatory cultural activity in the village this evening. Can I come? Will there be girls? No and yes. So you're leaving (..)
    2006 A Good Year