Definitions of act

The word act uses 3 letters:act.

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n. - That which is done or doing; the exercise of power, or the effect, of which power exerted is the cause; a performance; a deed. 2

n. - 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. 2

n. - A formal solemn writing, expressing that something has been done. 2

n. - 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. 2

n. - A thesis maintained in public, in some English universities, by a candidate for a degree, or to show the proficiency of a student. 2

n. - A state of reality or real existence as opposed to a possibility or possible existence. 2

n. - Process of doing; action. In act, in the very doing; on the point of (doing). 2

v. t. - To move to action; to actuate; to animate. 2

v. t. - To perform; to execute; to do. 2

v. t. - To perform, as an actor; to represent dramatically on the stage. 2

v. t. - To assume the office or character of; to play; to personate; as, to act the hero. 2

v. t. - To feign or counterfeit; to simulate. 2

v. i. - To exert power; to produce an effect; as, the stomach acts upon food. 2

v. i. - 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. 2

v. i. - To behave or conduct, as in morals, private duties, or public offices; to bear or deport one's self; as, we know not why he has acted so. 2

v. i. - To perform on the stage; to represent a character. 2

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a - acta7

s - acts7 cast7 cats7 scat7

n - cant8

r - cart7

e - cate7 tace7

h - chat9 tach9

o - coat7 taco7

f - fact10

p - pact10

k - tack11

t - tact7

l - talc8

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