Act Meaning

There are 15 meaning(s) for word Act

Act Meaning 1 : pretend to have certain qualities or state of mind

    Example : He acted the idiot

    Synonyms : act as,  play
Act Meaning 2 : behave unnaturally or affectedly

    Example : She's just acting

    Synonyms : dissemble,  pretend
Act Meaning 3 : something that people do or cause to happen

    Synonyms : deed,  human action,  human activity
Act Meaning 4 : a legal document codifying the result of deliberations of a committee or society or legislative body

    Synonyms : enactment
Act Meaning 5 : perform an action, or work out or perform (an action)

    Example : think before you act,The governor should act on the new energy bill,The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel

    Synonyms : move
Act Meaning 6 : a short performance that is part of a longer program

    Example : he did his act three times every evening

    Synonyms : bit,  number,  routine,  turn
Act Meaning 7 : perform on a stage or theater

    Example : She acts in this play,He acted in `Julius Caesar'

    Synonyms : play,  playact,  roleplay
Act Meaning 8 : have an effect or outcome; often the one desired or expected

    Example : How does your idea work in practice?,The breaks of my new car act quickly

    Synonyms : work
Act Meaning 9 : behave in a certain manner; show a certain behavior; conduct or comport oneself

    Example : You should act like an adult,The dog acts ferocious, but he is really afraid of people

    Synonyms : behave,  do
Act Meaning 10 : play a role or part

    Example : She wants to act Lady Macbeth, but she is too young for the role

    Synonyms : play,  represent
Act Meaning 11 : a manifestation of insincerity

    Example : he put on quite an act for her benefit

Act Meaning 12 : a subdivision of a play or opera or ballet

Act Meaning 13 : be engaged in an activity, often for no particular purpose other than pleasure

Act Meaning 14 : be suitable for theatrical performance

    Example : This scene acts well

Act Meaning 15 : discharge one's duties

    Example : She acts as the chair,In what capacity are you acting?

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