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1. act

noun. ['ˈækt'] a legal document codifying the result of deliberations of a committee or society or legislative body.

Synonyms

  • official document
  • decree
  • instrument
  • enactment
  • edict
  • rescript
  • legal instrument
  • order
  • nullity
  • fiat
  • legislative act
  • statute

Antonyms

  • finish
  • ending
  • middle
  • death

Etymology

  • acte (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • acta (Latin)

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Rhymes with Act As

  • valdes-perez
  • fresquez
  • francaises
  • francaise
  • bosquez
  • borquez
  • basquez
  • vazquez
  • vasquez
  • valdez
  • valdes
  • suarez
  • montez
  • mendez
  • marquez
  • jaquez
  • jacquez
  • galvez
  • florez
  • duenez
  • deprez
  • dartez
  • corteze
  • cortez
  • baldez
  • velez
  • vallez
  • torrez
  • tellez
  • tamez

Sentences with act-as


1. Noun Phrase
Become an expert on the region in which you wish to act as a guide.

2. Noun Phrase
Noise is one of the external factors that act as barriers to effective communication.

3. Noun Phrase
Some monitors may also have a USB inputs and can act as a USB hub.

4. Noun Phrase
This will act as a rivet to help hold the sequin in place.

2. act

verb. ['ˈækt'] perform an action, or work out or perform (an action).

Synonyms

  • dally
  • grapple
  • reciprocate
  • presume
  • dispatch
  • set about
  • start
  • hold off
  • acquit
  • seek
  • assay
  • disturb
  • alternate
  • move
  • reward
  • come to the fore
  • deign
  • put on airs
  • come forward
  • dare
  • play
  • deport
  • festinate
  • proceed
  • queen it over
  • take part
  • stoop
  • romance
  • step up
  • cope
  • finish
  • toy
  • condescend
  • egotrip
  • comport
  • guard
  • hasten
  • stampede
  • go ahead
  • behave
  • partner
  • misconduct
  • look sharp
  • interact
  • hold back
  • go on
  • offer
  • effect
  • create
  • deal
  • attempt
  • take turns
  • antagonize
  • go about
  • rush
  • pull
  • fetch up
  • step forward
  • get by
  • volunteer
  • go
  • act on
  • commit
  • play it by ear
  • contend
  • wait
  • court
  • act superior
  • try
  • repeat
  • foresee
  • woo
  • pay back
  • make out
  • land up
  • misdemean
  • prosecute
  • forestall
  • go along
  • go off half-cocked
  • plow ahead
  • pursue
  • lower oneself
  • participate
  • satisfice
  • had best
  • attack
  • carry
  • antagonise
  • get around to
  • evade
  • respond
  • coact
  • wind up
  • repay
  • flirt
  • rampage
  • interrupt
  • counter
  • take time by the forelock
  • make sure
  • surprise
  • lord it over
  • come close
  • engage
  • react
  • sneak
  • descend
  • manoeuvre
  • manage
  • solicit
  • exert
  • aggress
  • take
  • approach
  • use
  • manoeuver
  • maneuver
  • end up
  • make do
  • finish up
  • hurry
  • conduct
  • force
  • perform
  • step to the fore
  • take care
  • do well
  • satisfise
  • counteract
  • keep
  • essay
  • oppose
  • bear
  • come out
  • misbehave
  • go off at half-cock
  • perpetrate
  • make bold
  • anticipate
  • race
  • begin
  • continue
  • take over
  • make a point

Antonyms

  • discontinue
  • refrain
  • buy
  • dishonor

Etymology

  • acte (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • acta (Latin)

3. act

noun. ['ˈækt'] something that people do or cause to happen.

Synonyms

  • effectuation
  • disinterment
  • departure
  • motivating
  • disposal
  • exhumation
  • going
  • disposition
  • digging up
  • equalisation
  • sacrifice
  • touching
  • inactivity
  • getting
  • speech act
  • communicating
  • mitsvah
  • judgement
  • stay
  • touch
  • residency
  • wearing
  • legitimation
  • equalization
  • interference
  • stoppage
  • event
  • production
  • acquiring
  • running away
  • forfeiture
  • waste
  • causation
  • delivery
  • residence
  • human action
  • nonachievement
  • derivation
  • mitzvah
  • motivation
  • group action
  • obstetrical delivery
  • hindrance
  • hinderance
  • leaving
  • distribution
  • promulgation
  • rejection
  • judgment
  • egress
  • retrieval
  • assessment
  • implementation
  • leveling
  • hire
  • actuation
  • permissive waste
  • uncovering
  • emergence
  • going away
  • activity
  • communication
  • action
  • discovery
  • propulsion
  • wear
  • causing
  • proclamation
  • leaning
  • find
  • nonaccomplishment
  • forfeit
  • egression
  • assumption
  • stop
  • human activity
  • deed
  • abidance

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • stand still
  • end
  • avoid

Etymology

  • acte (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • acta (Latin)

4. act

verb. ['ˈækt'] behave in a certain manner; show a certain behavior; conduct or comport oneself.

Synonyms

  • dally
  • quack
  • menace
  • relax
  • toy
  • presume
  • storm
  • vulgarize
  • loosen up
  • behave
  • sentimentalize
  • rage
  • ramp
  • dawdle
  • follow
  • footle
  • optimize
  • frivol
  • act reflexively
  • piffle
  • sauce
  • backslap
  • swagger
  • hugger mugger
  • play
  • puff up
  • pretend
  • stooge
  • bluster
  • act as
  • lose it
  • do
  • optimise
  • swell
  • swash
  • joke
  • bend over backwards
  • freeze
  • romanticize
  • wanton
  • make
  • make as if
  • dissemble
  • jest
  • trifle
  • act involuntarily
  • vulgarise
  • sentimentalise
  • bungle
  • sentimentize
  • fall over backwards
  • break down
  • sentimentise

Antonyms

  • follow
  • fall
  • ascend
  • go

Etymology

  • acte (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • acta (Latin)

5. act

noun. ['ˈækt'] a subdivision of a play or opera or ballet.

Synonyms

  • dramatic composition
  • play
  • concert dance
  • drama
  • dramatic work
  • opera
  • ballet
  • dramatic play

Antonyms

  • surrender
  • convict
  • stay in place
  • calm

Etymology

  • acte (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • acta (Latin)

6. act

verb. ['ˈækt'] play a role or part.

Synonyms

  • portray
  • make
  • act out
  • support
  • re-create
  • play
  • emote
  • reenact
  • pretend
  • enact
  • make believe
  • parody
  • act as
  • playact
  • impersonate
  • represent

Antonyms

  • arrange
  • disengage
  • wind
  • back

Etymology

  • acte (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • acta (Latin)

7. act

verb. ['ˈækt'] discharge one's duties.

Synonyms

  • criticize
  • criticise
  • bank

Antonyms

  • hop out
  • push
  • raise
  • pull

Etymology

  • acte (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • acta (Latin)

8. act

noun. ['ˈækt'] a short theatrical performance that is part of a longer program.

Synonyms

  • routine
  • bit
  • number
  • show-stopper
  • turn
  • stopper
  • performance
  • public presentation

Antonyms

  • stop
  • close
  • go off
  • disadvantage

Etymology

  • acte (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • acta (Latin)

9. act

verb. ['ˈækt'] pretend to have certain qualities or state of mind.

Synonyms

  • act as
  • behave
  • do
  • represent

Antonyms

  • precede
  • advance
  • rush
  • converge

Etymology

  • acte (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • acta (Latin)

10. as

adverb. ['ˈæz, ˈɛz'] to the same degree (often followed by `as').

Synonyms

  • equally

Antonyms

  • unequally

Etymology

  • as (Latin)
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