Meaning of “actions speak louder than words” in the English Dictionary

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"actions speak louder than words" in British English

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actions speak louder than words

saying

said to emphasize that what you do is more important and shows your intentions and feelings more clearly than what you say

(Definition of “actions speak louder than words” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"actions speak louder than words" in American English

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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)