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"act" Meaning in English

1. to behave in a certain manner
Part of speech : verb
Example : Stop acting like a dunce.
2. a short theatrical performance that is part of a longer program
Part of speech : noun
Example : The troupe did their act three times every evening.
3. something that people do or cause to happen
Part of speech : noun
4. to behave unnaturally or affectedly
Part of speech : verb
Example : You're just acting.
5. a legal document codifying the result of deliberations of a committee or society or legislative body
Part of speech : noun
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6. to pretend to have certain qualities or state of mind
Part of speech : verb
Example : We acted the idiot.
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7. to play a role or part
Part of speech : verb
Example : I am acting in the play all week.
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8. to perform on a stage or theater
Part of speech : verb
Example : We act in this play.
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9. to perform an action
Part of speech : verb
Example : I acted out last night's events.
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10. to have an effect or outcome
Part of speech : verb
Example : The alarm system acts as a theft deterrent.
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11. a subdivision of a play or opera or ballet
Part of speech : noun
12. a manifestation of insincerity
Part of speech : noun
Example : They put on quite an act for your benefit.
13. to discharge one's duties
Part of speech : verb
Example : They acted as the chair for the duration of the meeting.
14. to be suitable for theatrical performance
Part of speech : verb
Example : This scene acts well.

Translation for "act"

act meaning in Spanish : acto
  • act meaning in German : Handlung
  • act meaning in Japanese : 行為
  • act meaning in Turkish : davranmak
  • act meaning in Chinese : 法案
  • act meaning in Arabic : فعل
  • act meaning in Polish : działać
  • act meaning in Hindi : अधिनियम
  • act meaning in French : acte
  • act meaning in Russian : акт
  • act meaning in Tamil : நாடகம்
  • act meaning in Telugu : చట్టం
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