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English definition of “actions speak louder than words”

actions speak louder than words

what you do is more important than what you say, because the things you do show your true intentions and feelings: Team USA is not expected to win, but they believe actions speak louder than words.
(Definition of actions speak louder than words from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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