Found 3 items, similar to Acted.
English → Indonesian
adegan, babak, bertindak, berulah, kelakuan, lakon, main-main, perbuatan, tindak, ulah, undang-undang
English → English
n 1: a legal document codifying the result of deliberations of a
committee or society or legislative body [syn: enactment
2: something that people do or cause to happen [syn: human action
, human activity
3: a subdivision of a play or opera or ballet
4: a short theatrical performance that is part of a longer
program; “he did his act three times every evening”
had a catchy little routine”
; “it was one of the best
numbers he ever did”
5: a manifestation of insincerity; “he put on quite an act for
v 1: perform an action, or work out or perform (an action);
“think before you act”
; “We must move quickly”
governor should act on the new energy bill”
; “The nanny
acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him
with a wet towel”
] [ant: refrain
2: behave in a certain manner; show a certain behavior; conduct
or comport oneself; “You should act like an adult”
behave like a fool”
; “What makes her do this way?”
dog acts ferocious, but he is really afraid of people”
3: play a role or part; “Gielgud played Hamlet”
; “She wants to
act Lady Macbeth, but she is too young for the role”
played the servant to her husband's master”
4: discharge one's duties; “She acts as the chair”
; “In what
capacity are you acting?”
5: pretend to have certain qualities or state of mind; “He
acted the idiot”
; “She plays deaf when the news are bad”
, act as
6: be suitable for theatrical performance; “This scene acts
7: have an effect or outcome; often the one desired or
expected; “The voting process doesn't work as well as
; “How does your idea work in practice?”
“This method doesn't work”
; “The breaks of my new car act
; “The medicine works only if you take it with a
lot of water”
8: be engaged in an activity, often for no particular purpose
other than pleasure
9: behave unnaturally or affectedly; “She's just acting”
10: perform on a stage or theater; “She acts in this play”
acted in `Julius Caesar'“; ”
I played in `A Christmas
Carol'" [syn: play
English → English
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Acted
; p. pr. & vb. n.
.] [L. actus, p. p. of agere to drive, lead, do; but
influenced by E. act, n.]
1. To move to action; to actuate; to animate. [Obs.]
Self-love, the spring of motion, acts the soul.
2. To perform; to execute; to do. [Archaic]
That we act our temporal affairs with a desire no
greater than our necessity. --Jer. Taylor.
Industry doth beget by producing good habits, and
facility of acting things expedient for us to do.
Uplifted hands that at convenient times
Could act extortion and the worst of crimes.
3. To perform, as an actor; to represent dramatically on the
4. To assume the office or character of; to play; to
personate; as, to act the hero.
5. To feign or counterfeit; to simulate.
With acted fear the villain thus pursued. --Dryden.
To act a part
, to sustain the part of one of the characters
in a play; hence, to simulate; to dissemble.
To act the part of
, to take the character of; to fulfill
the duties of.