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Act 1

Definition: That which is done or doing; the exercise of power, or the effect, of which power exerted is the cause; a performance; a deed.

Act 2

Definition: The result of public deliberation; the decision or determination of a legislative body, council, court of justice, etc.; a decree, edit, law, judgment, resolve, award; as, an act of Parliament, or of Congress.

Act 3

Definition: A formal solemn writing, expressing that something has been done.

Act 4

Definition: A performance of part of a play; one of the principal divisions of a play or dramatic work in which a certain definite part of the action is completed.

Act 5

Definition: A thesis maintained in public, in some English universities, by a candidate for a degree, or to show the proficiency of a student.

Act 6

Definition: A state of reality or real existence as opposed to a possibility or possible existence.

Act 7

Definition: Process of doing; action. In act, in the very doing; on the point of (doing).

Act 8

Definition: To move to action; to actuate; to animate.

Act 9

Definition: To perform; to execute; to do.

Act 10

Definition: To perform, as an actor; to represent dramatically on the stage.

Act 11

Definition: To assume the office or character of; to play; to personate; as, to act the hero.

Act 12

Definition: To feign or counterfeit; to simulate.

Act 13

Definition: To exert power; to produce an effect; as, the stomach acts upon food.

Act 14

Definition: To perform actions; to fulfill functions; to put forth energy; to move, as opposed to remaining at rest; to carry into effect a determination of the will.

Act 15

Definition: To perform on the stage; to represent a character.

act 16

Definition: something that people do or cause to happen

act 17

Definition: a legal document codifying the result of deliberations of a committee or society or legislative body

act 18

Definition: 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"

act 19

Definition: a subdivision of a play or opera or ballet

act 20

Definition: a manifestation of insincerity; "he put on quite an act for her benefit"

act 21

Definition: 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"

act 22

Definition: pretend to have certain qualities or state of mind; "He acted the idiot"; "She plays deaf when the news are bad"

act 23

Definition: discharge one''s duties; "She acts as the chair"; "In what capacity are you acting?"

act 24

Definition: 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"

act 25

Definition: perform on a stage or theater; "She acts in this play"; "He acted in `Julius Caesar''"; "I played in `A Christmas Carol''"

act 26

Definition: behave unnaturally or affectedly; "She''s just acting"

act 27

Definition: 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"

act 28

Definition: be engaged in an activity, often for no particular purpose other than pleasure

act 29

Definition: have an effect or outcome; often the one desired or expected; "The voting process doesn''t work as well as people thought"; "How does your idea work in practice?"; "This method doesn''t work"; "The breaks of my new car act quickly"; "The medicine works on

act 30

Definition: be suitable for theatrical performance; "This scene acts well"


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