act

All Noun Verb
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  • Both games feature acting and voice work from members of the series' cast.
  • In later years she has acted primarily on television and in independent films.
  • In one episode, she is introduced as the warm-up act for the festival.
  • In addition to acting full-time, he also has his own master class acting studio.
  • It was his first major film and stand up act.
  • It shows a variety of both local and well-known acts.
  • The first act was well-received; the second act was not.
  • The weapon called into new life the well-known acts of the battle-field. Cited from Lippincott's Magazine, Vol. 26, December, 1880, by Various
  • During her marriage she was unable to continue her acting career.
  • There are no records of any military related acts in his time in which he participated.
  • He has also acted, directed and produced shows for theatre and television.
  • She later moved to the United States where she took up acting.
  • Given a group action, this gives further means to study the object being acted on.
  • Spirits had also been recorded to have appeared to carry out other acts of justice.
  • They turn off our systems for acting or planning to act.
  • His acting career, it seemed, had run its course ending with many television appearances.
  • And these acts influenced similar laws in other countries, such as the US.
  • He wrote and directed the programs, and acted in them when needed.
  • Having no previous acting experience, she started acting lessons after being cast.
  • All act in the same way during cell division.
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Meaning of act

  • noun A legal document codifying the result of deliberations of a committee or society or legislative body
  • noun Something that people do or cause to happen
  • noun A subdivision of a play or opera or ballet
  • noun A short theatrical performance that is part of a longer program
    he did his act three times every evening, she had a catchy little routine, it was one of the best numbers he ever did
  • noun A manifestation of insincerity
    he put on quite an act for her benefit
  • verb Perform an action, or work out or perform (an action)
    think before you act, We must move quickly, The governor should act on the new energy bill, The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel
  • verb Behave in a certain manner; show a certain behavior; conduct or comport oneself
    You should act like an adult, Don't behave like a fool, What makes her do this way?, The dog acts ferocious, but he is really afraid of people
  • verb Play a role or part
    Gielgud played Hamlet, She wants to act Lady Macbeth, but she is too young for the role, She played the servant to her husband's master
  • verb Discharge one's duties
    She acts as the chair, In what capacity are you acting?
  • verb Pretend to have certain qualities or state of mind
    He acted the idiot, She plays deaf when the news are bad
  • verb Be suitable for theatrical performance
    This scene acts well
  • verb Be engaged in an activity, often for no particular purpose other than pleasure
  • verb Perform on a stage or theater
    She acts in this play, He acted in `Julius Caesar', I played in `A Christmas Carol'