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1. acting

noun. ['ˈæktɪŋ'] the performance of a part or role in a drama.

Synonyms

  • method acting
  • performing arts
  • activity
  • characterization
  • personation
  • overacting
  • stage business
  • dumb show
  • method
  • portrayal
  • playacting
  • mime
  • byplay
  • heroics
  • reenactment
  • pantomime
  • playing
  • hamming
  • impersonation
  • enactment
  • skit
  • business
  • performing
  • performance

Antonyms

  • discontinuation
  • activation
  • sink
  • source

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Words that Rhyme with Acting

  • abating
  • abbreviating
  • abdicating
  • abducting
  • abducting
  • abetting
  • aborting
  • abrogating
  • abutting
  • accelerating
  • accenting
  • accentuating
  • accepting
  • accepting
  • accommodating
  • accosting
  • accrediting
  • accumulating
  • acquitting
  • activating

Example sentences of the word acting


1. Verb, gerund or present participle
The net force on an object is the vector sum of all forces acting on an object.

2. Adjective
Maybe she needs to take some acting lessons to put that energy to good use.

Quotes containing the word acting


1. There are certain things I learned when I first started learning about acting, to try and place the character physically and emotionally. And the way you place them emotionally is often with humor.
- David Duchovny

2. Life's like a play: it's not the length, but the excellence of the acting that matters.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

3. Good acting is thinking in front of the camera. I just do that and apply a sense of humor to it. You have to trust the audience to get it.
- Charles Grodin

2. self-acting

adjective. designed to activate or move or regulate itself.

Synonyms

  • self-moving
  • self-regulating
  • automatic

Antonyms

  • nonmechanical
  • voluntary
  • consuetudinal
  • instruction manual

3. long-acting

adjective. active over a long period of time.

Antonyms

  • improvident

4. acting

adjective. ['ˈæktɪŋ'] serving temporarily especially as a substitute.

Synonyms

  • impermanent

Antonyms

  • discontinuance
  • assembly
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