6 letter words ending in ion

Action (n.) A process or condition of acting or moving, as opposed to rest; the doing of something; exertion of power or force, as when one body acts on another; the effect of power exerted on one body by another; agency; activity; operation; as, the action of heat; a man of action.

Action (n.) An act; a thing done; a deed; an enterprise. (pl.): Habitual deeds; hence, conduct; behavior; demeanor.

Action (n.) The event or connected series of events, either real or imaginary, forming the subject of a play, poem, or other composition; the unfolding of the drama of events.

Action (n.) Movement; as, the horse has a spirited action.

Action (n.) Effective motion; also, mechanism; as, the breech action of a gun.

Action (n.) Any one of the active processes going on in an organism; the performance of a function; as, the action of the heart, the muscles, or the gastric juice.

Action (n.) Gesticulation; the external deportment of the speaker, or the suiting of his attitude, voice, gestures, and countenance, to the subject, or to the feelings.

Action (n.) The attitude or position of the several parts of the body as expressive of the sentiment or passion depicted.

Action (n.) A suit or process, by which a demand is made of a right in a court of justice; in a broad sense, a judicial proceeding for the enforcement or protection of a right, the redress or prevention of a wrong, or the punishment of a public offense.

Action (n.) A right of action; as, the law gives an action for every claim.

Action (n.) A share in the capital stock of a joint-stock company, or in the public funds; hence, in the plural, equivalent to stocks.

Action (n.) An engagement between troops in war, whether on land or water; a battle; a fight; as, a general action, a partial action.

Action (n.) The mechanical contrivance by means of which the impulse of the player's finger is transmitted to the strings of a pianoforte or to the valve of an organ pipe.

Albion (n.) An ancient name of England, still retained in poetry.

Amnion (n.) A thin membrane surrounding the embryos of mammals, birds, and reptiles.

Babion (n.) A baboon.

Basion (n.) The middle of the anterior margin of the great foramen of the skull.

Bunion (n.) Same as Bunyon.

Bunion (n.) An enlargement and inflammation of a small membranous sac (one of the bursae muscosae), usually occurring on the first joint of the great toe.

Burion (n.) The red-breasted house sparrow of California (Carpodacus frontalis); -- called also crimson-fronted bullfinch.

Cation (n.) An electro-positive substance, which in electro-decomposition is evolved at the cathode; -- opposed to anion.

Dition (n.) Dominion; rule.

Dupion (n.) A double cocoon, made by two silkworms.

Durion (n.) The fruit of the durio. It is oval or globular, and eight or ten inches long. It has a hard prickly rind, containing a soft, cream-colored pulp, of a most delicious flavor and a very offensive odor. The seeds are roasted and eaten like chestnuts.

Fanion (n.) A small flag sometimes carried at the head of the baggage of a brigade.

Fanion (n.) A small flag for marking the stations in surveying.

Fusion (v. t.) The act or operation of melting or rendering fluid by heat; the act of melting together; as, the fusion of metals.

Fusion (v. t.) The state of being melted or dissolved by heat; a state of fluidity or flowing in consequence of heat; as, metals in fusion.

Fusion (v. t.) The union or blending together of things, as, melted together.

Fusion (v. t.) The union, or binding together, of adjacent parts or tissues.

Gabion (n.) A hollow cylinder of wickerwork, like a basket without a bottom. Gabions are made of various sizes, and filled with earth in building fieldworks to shelter men from an enemy's fire.

Gabion (n.) An openwork frame, as of poles, filled with stones and sunk, to assist in forming a bar dyke, etc., as in harbor improvement.

Lation (n.) Transportation; conveyance.

Legion (n.) A body of foot soldiers and cavalry consisting of different numbers at different periods, -- from about four thousand to about six thousand men, -- the cavalry being about one tenth.

Legion (n.) A military force; an army; military bands.

Legion (n.) A great number; a multitude.

Legion (n.) A group of orders inferior to a class.

Lesion (n.) A hurt; an injury.

Lesion (n.) Loss sustained from failure to fulfill a bargain or contract.

Lesion (n.) Any morbid change in the exercise of functions or the texture of organs.

Lotion (n.) A washing, especially of the skin for the purpose of rendering it fair.

Lotion (n.) A liquid preparation for bathing the skin, or an injured or diseased part, either for a medicinal purpose, or for improving its appearance.

Minion (n.) Minimum.

Minion (n.) A loved one; one highly esteemed and favored; -- in a good sense.

Minion (n.) An obsequious or servile dependent or agent of another; a fawning favorite.

Minion (n.) A small kind of type, in size between brevier and nonpareil.

Minion (n.) An ancient form of ordnance, the caliber of which was about three inches.

Minion (a.) Fine; trim; dainty.

Morion (n.) A kind of open helmet, without visor or beaver, and somewhat resembling a hat.

Morion (n.) A dark variety of smoky quartz.

Motion (n.) The act, process, or state of changing place or position; movement; the passing of a body from one place or position to another, whether voluntary or involuntary; -- opposed to rest.

Motion (n.) Power of, or capacity for, motion.

Motion (n.) Direction of movement; course; tendency; as, the motion of the planets is from west to east.

Motion (n.) Change in the relative position of the parts of anything; action of a machine with respect to the relative movement of its parts.

Motion (n.) Movement of the mind, desires, or passions; mental act, or impulse to any action; internal activity.

Motion (n.) A proposal or suggestion looking to action or progress; esp., a formal proposal made in a deliberative assembly; as, a motion to adjourn.

Motion (n.) An application made to a court or judge orally in open court. Its object is to obtain an order or rule directing some act to be done in favor of the applicant.

Motion (n.) Change of pitch in successive sounds, whether in the same part or in groups of parts.

Motion (n.) A puppet show or puppet.

Motion (v. i.) To make a significant movement or gesture, as with the hand; as, to motion to one to take a seat.

Motion (v. i.) To make proposal; to offer plans.

Motion (v. t.) To direct or invite by a motion, as of the hand or head; as, to motion one to a seat.

Motion (v. t.) To propose; to move.

Nasion (n.) The middle point of the nasofrontal suture.

Nation (n.) A part, or division, of the people of the earth, distinguished from the rest by common descent, language, or institutions; a race; a stock.

Nation (n.) The body of inhabitants of a country, united under an independent government of their own.

Nation (n.) Family;

Nation (n.) One of the divisions of university students in a classification according to nativity, formerly common in Europe.

Nation (n.) One of the four divisions (named from the parts of Scotland) in which students were classified according to their nativity.

Nation (n.) A great number; a great deal; -- by way of emphasis; as, a nation of herbs.

Notion () Mental apprehension of whatever may be known or imagined; an idea; a conception; more properly, a general or universal conception, as distinguishable or definable by marks or notae.

Notion () A sentiment; an opinion.

Notion () Sense; mind.

Notion () An invention; an ingenious device; a knickknack; as, Yankee notions.

Notion () Inclination; intention; disposition; as, I have a notion to do it.

Option (n.) The power of choosing; the right of choice or election; an alternative.

Option (n.) The exercise of the power of choice; choice.

Option (n.) A wishing; a wish.

Option (n.) A right formerly belonging to an archbishop to select any one dignity or benefice in the gift of a suffragan bishop consecrated or confirmed by him, for bestowal by himself when next vacant; -- annulled by Parliament in 1845.

Option (n.) A stipulated privilege, given to a party in a time contract, of demanding its fulfillment on any day within a specified limit.

Papion (n.) A West African baboon (Cynocephalus sphinx), allied to the chacma. Its color is generally chestnut, varying in tint.

Pinion (n.) A moth of the genus Lithophane, as L. antennata, whose larva bores large holes in young peaches and apples.

Pinion (n.) A feather; a quill.

Pinion (n.) A wing, literal or figurative.

Pinion (n.) The joint of bird's wing most remote from the body.

Pinion (n.) A fetter for the arm.

Pinion (n.) A cogwheel with a small number of teeth, or leaves, adapted to engage with a larger wheel, or rack (see Rack); esp., such a wheel having its leaves formed of the substance of the arbor or spindle which is its axis.

Pinion (v. t.) To bind or confine the wings of; to confine by binding the wings.

Pinion (v. t.) To disable by cutting off the pinion joint.

Pinion (v. t.) To disable or restrain, as a person, by binding the arms, esp. by binding the arms to the body.

Pinion (v. t.) Hence, generally, to confine; to bind; to tie up.

Potion (n.) A draught; a dose; usually, a draught or dose of a liquid medicine.

Potion (v. t.) To drug.

Ration (n.) A fixed daily allowance of provisions assigned to a soldier in the army, or a sailor in the navy, for his subsistence.

Ration (n.) Hence, a certain portion or fixed amount dealt out; an allowance; an allotment.

Ration (v. t.) To supply with rations, as a regiment.

Region (n.) One of the grand districts or quarters into which any space or surface, as of the earth or the heavens, is conceived of as divided; hence, in general, a portion of space or territory of indefinite extent; country; province; district; tract.

Region (n.) Tract, part, or space, lying about and including anything; neighborhood; vicinity; sphere.

Region (n.) The upper air; the sky; the heavens.

Region (n.) The inhabitants of a district.

Region (n.) Place; rank; station.

Ronion (n.) Alt. of Ronyon

Sation (n.) A sowing or planting.

Selion (n.) A short piece of land in arable ridges and furrows, of uncertain quantity; also, a ridge of land lying between two furrows.

Talion (n.) Retaliation.

Turion (n.) Same as Turio.

Ultion (n.) The act of taking vengeance; revenge.

Ustion (n.) The act of burning, or the state of being burned.

Vision (v.) The act of seeing external objects; actual sight.

Vision (v.) The faculty of seeing; sight; one of the five senses, by which colors and the physical qualities of external objects are appreciated as a result of the stimulating action of light on the sensitive retina, an expansion of the optic nerve.

Vision (v.) That which is seen; an object of sight.

Vision (v.) Especially, that which is seen otherwise than by the ordinary sight, or the rational eye; a supernatural, prophetic, or imaginary sight; an apparition; a phantom; a specter; as, the visions of Isaiah.

Vision (v.) Hence, something unreal or imaginary; a creation of fancy.

Vision (v. t.) To see in a vision; to dream.

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