Definisi 'act'
English to English
noun
1 a legal document codifying the result of deliberations of a committee or society or legislative body
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2 something that people do or cause to happen
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3 a subdivision of a play or opera or ballet
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4 a short theatrical performance that is part of a longer program
Example:
• he did his act three times every evening
• she had a catchy little routine
• it was one of the best numbers he ever did
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5 a manifestation of insincerity
Example:
• he put on quite an act for her benefit
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6 That which is done or doing; the exercise of power, or the effect, of which power exerted is the cause; a performance; a deed.
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verb
7 perform an action, or work out or perform (an action)
Example:
• 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
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8 behave in a certain manner; show a certain behavior; conduct or comport oneself
Example:
• 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
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9 play a role or part
Example:
• 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
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10 discharge one's duties
Example:
• She acts as the chair
• In what capacity are you acting?
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11 pretend to have certain qualities or state of mind
Example:
• He acted the idiot
• She plays deaf when the news are bad
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12 be suitable for theatrical performance
Example:
• This scene acts well
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13 have an effect or outcome; often the one desired or expected
Example:
• 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 only if you take it with a lot of water
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14 be engaged in an activity, often for no particular purpose other than pleasure
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15 behave unnaturally or affectedly
Example:
• She's just acting
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16 perform on a stage or theater
Example:
• She acts in this play
• He acted in `Julius Caesar'
• I played in `A Christmas Carol'
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17 To move to action; to actuate; to animate.
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18 To exert power; to produce an effect; as, the stomach acts upon food.
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More Word(s)
actor, doer, worker, acting, performing, act up, forbear, refrain, deed, human action, human activity, action, move, activate, act on, follow up on, pursue, carry on, jurisprudence, law, performing arts, dramatic art, dramatics, event, instrument, legal document, legal instrument, official document, performance, dramatic composition, expression, behave, serve,

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