2055 active verbs (many of them action verbs), alphabetically sorted.

abandon
abate
abduct
abolish
abscond
absorb
abuse
accelerate
accept
access
accommodate
accompany
accomplish
accord
account
accredit
accrue
accumulate
accuse
ache
achieve
acknowledge
acquire
act
activate
adapt
add
address
adhere
adjust
administer
admire
admit
adopt
adore
advance
advertise
advise
advocate
affect
affirm
affix
afford
age
agitate
agree
aid
aim
air
alert
align
allege
allocate
allow
alter
amass
amaze
amble
ambush
amend
analyse
analyze
announce
answer
anticipate
apologize
appeal
appear
apply
appoint
appreciate
apprehend
approach
appropriate
approve
arbitrate
argue
arise
arrange
arrest
arrive
articulate
ascend
ascertain
ask
assail
assault
assemble
assert
assess
assign
assist
associate
assume
assure
astonish
attach
attack
attain
attempt
attend
attract
attribute
audit
augment
authenticate
author
authorize
automate
avert
avoid
await
awake
award
axe
back
bag
bail
bake
balance
ban
bang
bank
banter
bar
bare
barge
barrage
barrel
base
bash
bathe
batten
batter
battle
bawl
be
bear
beat
become
befriend
beg
beget
begin
behave
behold
belay
believe
bellow
belong
bend
benefit
bequeath
berate
beset
bestow
bet
bide
bill
bind
birth
bite
blab
blame
blanket
blast
bleed
blend
bless
block
bloom
blow
blubber
blunt
blur
board
boast
boil
bolster
bolt
bombard
book
boost
boot
borrow
bother
bounce
bound
bow
brace
brand
brawl
bray
break
breathe
breed
brew
bridge
brief
brighten
bring
broadcast
broke
browse
brush
buck
buckle
budge
budget
buff
build
built
bulldoze
bully
bump
burn
burrow
burst
bury
bushwhack
bust
bustle
butt
buy
cache
cage
calculate
call
calm
camouflage
campaign
can
cancel
canter
caper
capitalize
capture
care
caress
carry
carve
case
cast
catapult
catch
cater
cause
cavort
cease
celebrate
cement
center
centralize
certify
chafe
chain
chair
challenge
champion
chance
change
channel
chant
characterize
charge
chart
chase
chat
check
cheer
chip
choke
choose
chop
chuck
churn
circle
circulate
circumscribe
circumvent
cite
claim
clap
clarify
clash
clasp
classify
clatter
clean
cleanse
clear
cleave
clench
click
climb
cling
clip
cloak
clobber
clomp
close
clothe
cloud
clown
clump
clutch
coach
coast
cobble
code
collaborate
collapse
collar
collate
collect
collide
color
combat
combine
come
comfort
command
commandeer
commence
comment
commission
commit
communicate
compare
compete
compile
complain
complement
complete
comply
compose
comprise
compromise
compute
conceal
conceive
concentrate
concern
conclude
concur
condemn
condense
conduct
confer
confide
configure
confirm
confront
confuse
connect
consent
conserve
consider
consist
consolidate
constitute
construct
consult
consume
contact
contain
contemplate
continue
contract
contribute
control
convene
converge
converse
convert
convey
convict
convince
convulse
cook
cool
cooperate
coordinate
cope
copy
core
corner
corral
correct
correlate
correspond
cost
cough
could
counsel
count
counter
couple
court
cover
covet
crack
cradle
craft
cram
crane
crank
crash
crave
crawl
create
creep
crest
cripple
criticize
critique
crop
cross
cross-examine
crouch
crowd
cruise
crumple
crush
crust
cry
cull
cultivate
curb
cure
curl
curse
curtail
curtain
customize
cut
dab
dabble
dally
damage
dampen
dance
dare
darn
dart
dash
date
dawn
deal
debate
decide
deck
declare
decline
decorate
decrease
dedicate
deduct
deem
deepen
defeat
defect
defend
defer
define
delay
delegate
delete
deliberate
delight
delineate
deliver
delve
demand
demonstrate
deny
depart
depend
depict
deplete
deploy
deposit
derive
descend
describe
deserve
design
designate
desire
desist
destroy
detail
detain
detect
determine
develop
devise
devote
diagnose
dictate
die
differ
differentiate
dig
diminish
direct
disable
disagree
disappear
disappoint
discard
discern
discharge
disclose
discontinue
discover
discuss
disguise
dislike
dismiss
dispatch
dispense
displace
display
dispose
disrupt
dissect
disseminate
distinguish
distort
distribute
ditch
dive
divert
divide
do
doctor
document
dodge
dominate
donate
dope
double
doubt
douse
download
draft
drag
drain
dramatize
drape
draw
drawl
dream
dredge
dress
drill
drink
drip
drive
drone
drop
dropkick
drown
drug
dry
duck
duel
dump
dunk
dwell
dwindle
earn
ease
eat
eavesdrop
edge
edit
educate
effect
eject
elbow
elect
elevate
elicit
eliminate
elope
elude
email
embark
embed
embody
embrace
emerge
emote
emphasize
employ
empower
enable
enact
enclose
encode
encompass
encounter
encourage
encroach
end
endeavor
endorse
endure
enforce
engage
engineer
enhance
enjoin
enjoy
enrich
enroll
ensnare
ensure
entail
entangle
enter
entertain
entitle
envelop
envision
equip
erect
erupt
escalate
escape
establish
estimate
evacuate
evade
evaluate
evaporate
evict
evolve
exact
examine
excavate
exceed
excel
exchange
excite
exclaim
exclude
execute
exercise
exert
exhale
exhibit
exhume
exist
exit
expand
expect
expedite
expel
experience
experiment
expire
explain
explode
exploit
explore
export
expose
express
extend
extirpate
extract
extricate
eye
face
facilitate
fade
fail
fake
fall
falter
fan
fashion
fast
fasten
favor
fear
feature
feed
feel
fend
ferret
fetch
feud
fiddle
field
fight
figure
file
fill
film
filter
finance
find
finger
finish
fire
firm
fit
fix
flag
flap
flash
flatten
flaunt
flay
flee
flick
flinch
fling
flip
flirt
flit
float
flog
flood
flop
flounder
flout
flow
flower
fluctuate
flush
flutter
flux
fly
focus
fold
follow
fondle
forage
forbid
force
forecast
forge
forget
forgive
fork
form
formalize
formulate
fornicate
forsake
fortify
foster
found
fracture
fragment
frame
free
freeze
frequent
frisk
frolic
fry
fuck
fuel
fulfill
fumble
function
fund
furnish
further
fuse
gain
gallop
gamble
gambol
gape
garner
gather
gawk
gear
generate
gesture
get
gift
give
glance
glide
glimpse
glove
glue
gnaw
go
gossip
gouge
govern
grab
graduate
graft
grant
grapple
grasp
graze
greet
grill
grind
grip
grope
ground
group
grow
growl
grunt
guarantee
guard
guess
guide
gyrate
hack
hail
halt
halve
hammer
hand
handcuff
handle
hang
happen
harass
harm
harvest
hasten
hate
haul
haunt
have
head
heal
hear
heat
heave
heed
heft
help
hesitate
hew
hide
highlight
hijack
hike
hinge
hire
hit
hitch
hoard
hobble
hoist
hold
holler
hollow
honor
hook
hoot
hop
hope
host
hound
house
hover
howl
huddle
hug
hunger
hunker
hunt
hurdle
hurl
hurry
hurt
hurtle
hush
hustle
hypothesize
identify
idle
ignore
illustrate
imagine
imitate
impact
impel
implant
implement
imply
import
impose
impress
imprison
improve
improvise
inch
include
incorporate
increase
index
indicate
indict
individualize
induce
infiltrate
inflict
influence
inform
inherit
initiate
inject
injure
innovate
inquire
insert
insist
inspect
inspire
install
instigate
institute
instruct
insult
integrate
intend
intensify
interact
intercede
interchange
interfere
intern
interpret
interrogate
intervene
interview
introduce
intrude
intuit
invade
invent
inventory
invest
investigate
invite
involve
iron
isolate
issue
itemize
jab
jabber
jack
jam
jar
jeer
jerk
jet
jibber
jiggle
jimmy
jingle
jockey
jog
join
joke
jolt
jostle
joust
judder
judge
jump
justify
keel
keep
kick
kid
kidnap
kill
kiss
knead
kneel
knife
knit
knock
know
label
lack
lag
land
lash
last
lather
laugh
launch
launder
lay
layer
laze
lead
lean
leap
leapfrog
learn
leave
lecture
leer
left
lend
lessen
let
level
leverage
license
lick
lie
lift
light
lighten
like
limit
limp
line
linger
link
list
listen
live
load
loan
lob
locate
lock
lodge
log
loiter
look
loop
lope
lose
lounge
love
lower
lug
lumber
lunge
lurch
lust
mail
maim
maintain
make
manage
maneuver
mangle
manifest
manipulate
manufacture
map
march
mark
market
maroon
marry
mask
massage
master
match
materialize
matter
maul
maximize
may
mean
measure
meddle
mediate
meditate
meet
meld
melt
memorialize
mend
mention
mentor
merge
mewl
might
migrate
mimic
mind
mine
mingle
minimize
miss
mitigate
mix
mobilize
mock
model
modify
mold
molest
monitor
mosey
motivate
mount
mourn
mouth
move
mow
mull
multiply
mumble
murder
murmur
muscle
muse
must
muster
mutate
mutilate
mutter
nab
nag
nail
name
narrow
navigate
need
needle
neglect
negotiate
nest
net
network
nick
nip
nod
nominate
note
notice
notify
nudge
nurture
nuzzle
obscure
observe
obtain
occupy
occur
offer
officiate
offset
ogle
ok
open
operate
oppose
opt
optimize
order
organise
organize
originate
ought
oughtto
outline
overcome
overhear
overlook
oversee
overtake
overwhelm
owe
own
pace
pack
pad
paddle
page
paint
pair
palm
palpitate
pander
panic
parachute
parade
paralyze
parent
park
parry
part
participate
partner
party
pass
pat
patch
patrol
pause
paw
pay
peek
peel
peep
peg
pelt
pend
penetrate
perceive
perch
perfect
perform
permit
persuade
pertain
pet
photograph
pick
picket
picture
pierce
pile
pilot
pin
pinch
pine
pioneer
pirate
pitch
pivot
placate
place
plan
plant
play
plead
please
pledge
plod
plop
plow
pluck
plug
plummet
plunge
pocket
point
poke
polish
ponder
pop
pore
portray
pose
position
possess
post
postpone
pounce
pound
pour
pout
power
practice
praise
pray
preach
predict
preen
prefer
prepare
prescribe
present
preserve
preside
press
pretend
prevail
prevent
primp
print
prioritize
probe
proceed
process
proclaim
procrastinate
procure
prod
produce
profit
program
progress
prohibit
project
promise
promote
prompt
proofread
prop
propel
propose
proposition
protect
protest
prove
provide
provoke
prowl
prune
pry
publicize
publish
pull
pulverize
pummel
pump
punch
punish
punt
purchase
purge
pursue
push
put
puzzle
quake
qualify
quarrel
quaver
query
quest
question
quicken
quit
quiver
quiz
quote
race
radiate
raid
raise
rally
ram
range
rank
ransack
rant
rap
rape
rate
rattle
ravage
rave
reach
react
read
realise
realize
reap
rebuild
recall
receive
recline
recognise
recognize
recollect
recommend
reconcile
reconnoiter
record
recoup
recover
recruit
recycle
redeem
reduce
reel
refer
reference
refine
refit
reflect
reform
refrain
refresh
refuse
regain
regard
register
regret
regulate
rein
reinforce
reject
rejoice
rejoin
relate
relax
relay
release
relent
relieve
relocate
rely
remain
remember
remind
reminisce
remove
rend
render
renew
renovate
rent
reorganize
repair
repeat
repel
replace
reply
report
represent
reproduce
repulse
request
require
rescue
research
resemble
resent
reserve
reside
resign
resist
resolve
respect
respond
rest
restore
restrain
restrict
result
resume
retain
retaliate
retire
retreat
retrieve
return
reveal
reverse
review
revise
revive
revolve
reward
rid
ride
rig
ring
rinse
rip
ripple
rise
risk
roam
roar
roast
rob
rock
roll
romp
roost
root
rotate
round
rout
route
rub
rule
ruminate
rummage
run
rupture
rush
s
sacrifice
sail
sally
salute
sample
sanction
sap
satisfy
saunter
save
saw
say
scale
scamper
scan
scare
scatter
scavenge
schedule
scold
scoop
scoot
scope
score
scour
scout
scram
scramble
scrap
scrape
scrawl
scream
screech
screen
screw
scrub
scruff
scrutinize
scuffle
sculpt
scurry
scuttle
seal
seam
search
seat
secure
seduce
see
seek
seem
segment
seize
select
sell
send
sense
separate
serve
service
set
settle
setup
sever
sew
shackle
shade
shadow
shake
shall
shampoo
shanghai
shape
share
sharpen
shatter
shave
shear
sheathe
shed
shell
shelter
shield
shift
shimmy
shine
ship
shiver
shock
shoot
shop
shorten
shot
should
shoulder
shout
shove
shovel
show
showcase
shower
shriek
shrink
shrivel
shroud
shudder
shuffle
shun
shut
shutter
sidestep
sift
sigh
sign
signal
simplify
sing
sink
sip
sit
situate
size
ski
skid
skim
skip
skirmish
skirt
slacken
slam
slant
slap
slash
slay
sleep
slice
slide
sling
slink
slip
slit
slog
slosh
slouch
slow
slug
sluice
slump
smack
smash
smear
smell
smile
smite
smoke
smooth
smother
smudge
smuggle
snag
snap
snare
snarl
snatch
sneak
sneeze
snicker
sniff
snip
snitch
snoop
snore
snub
snuff
snuggle
soak
soap
sock
soil
sold
solicit
solve
sort
sound
sow
span
spar
spark
spasm
spawn
speak
spear
specialise
specialize
specify
speculate
speed
spell
spend
spike
spill
spin
spit
splatter
splice
splinter
split
sponsor
spot
spout
sprawl
spray
spread
spring
sprint
spur
spurn
sputter
spy
squall
squat
squeak
squeal
squeeze
squint
squirm
squish
stack
staff
stage
stagger
stalk
stall
stammer
stamp
stampede
stand
staple
star
stare
start
startle
stash
state
stay
steal
steer
stem
step
stick
stiffen
stifle
stimulate
sting
stink
stir
stitch
stock
stockpile
stomp
stop
store
storm
stow
straddle
strain
strangle
strap
strategize
streak
stream
streamline
strengthen
stress
stretch
stride
strike
strip
strive
stroke
stroll
structure
struggle
strut
stub
study
stuff
stumble
stun
stutter
subdue
subject
submerge
submit
subscribe
succeed
suck
suffer
suggest
suit
sum
summarize
summon
sunder
supervise
supply
support
suppose
surf
surface
surge
surprise
surrender
surround
survey
survive
suspect
suspend
sustain
swab
swagger
swallow
swap
swat
sway
swear
sweep
swell
swerve
swim
swing
swipe
swirl
switch
swivel
synergize
synthesize
systematize
tabulate
tackle
tag
tailor
take
talk
tap
taper
target
tarry
taste
taunt
teach
tear
tease
telephone
tell
tend
terminate
terrorize
test
testify
tether
thank
thin
think
thirst
thrash
thread
threaten
thrill
thrive
throb
throw
thrust
thump
tickle
tie
tighten
tilt
tinker
tip
tiptoe
title
toddle
tolerate
top
topple
toss
total
tote
totter
touch
tour
tout
tow
toy
trace
track
trade
trail
train
tramp
trample
transcribe
transfer
transform
translate
transmit
transport
trap
travel
traverse
trawl
tread
treat
tremble
tremor
trespass
trigger
trill
trim
trip
triple
trot
trounce
trudge
trust
try
tuck
tug
tumble
tune
tunnel
turn
tussle
tutor
tweet
twinge
twirl
twist
twitch
type
unbolt
uncork
uncover
undermine
understand
undertake
undo
undress
unearth
unfasten
unfold
unfurl
unhinge
unify
unite
unlock
unravel
unroll
untangle
unveil
unwind
unzip
update
upgrade
uphold
urge
use
usher
utilize
utter
vacate
vacuum
validate
value
vanish
vanquish
vary
vault
vent
venture
verbalize
verify
vibrate
view
violate
visit
volley
volunteer
vote
waddle
wade
wait
wake
walk
wallop
wander
wane
want
ward
warn
warp
wash
waste
watch
wave
waylay
weaken
wear
weave
wed
wedge
weed
weep
weigh
welcome
whack
wheeze
whimper
whip
whirl
whisper
whistle
whoop
widen
wield
wiggle
will
win
winch
wind
winnow
wipe
wire
wish
withdraw
witness
wonder
work
worry
worship
would
wrap
wreck
wrench
wrestle
write
wrought
yammer
yank
yarn
yearn
yell
yelp
yield
zap
zip