Explicație act în Dicționarul Englez Englez

act

(akt )

substantiv
something that people do or cause to happen
substantiv
a legal document codifying the result of deliberations of a committee or society or legislative body
substantiv
a short theatrical performance that is part of a longer program
"he did his act three times every evening"
"she had a catchy little routine"
"it was one of the best numbers he ever did"

substantiv
a subdivision of a play or opera or ballet
substantiv
a manifestation of insincerity
"he put on quite an act for her benefit"

verb
behave in a certain manner
show a certain behavior
conduct or comport oneself
"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"

verb
pretend to have certain qualities or state of mind
"He acted the idiot"
"She plays deaf when the news are bad"

verb
discharge one''s duties
"She acts as the chair"
"In what capacity are you acting?"

verb
play a role or part
"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"

verb
perform on a stage or theater
"She acts in this play"
"He acted in `Julius Caesar''"
"I played in `A Christmas Carol''"

verb
behave unnaturally or affectedly
"She''s just acting"

verb
perform an action, or work out or perform (an action)
"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"

verb
be engaged in an activity, often for no particular purpose other than pleasure
verb
have an effect or outcome
often the one desired or expected
"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"
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The medicine works on
verb
be suitable for theatrical performance
"This scene acts well"




Antonime:
(verb) refrain, forbear



Sinonime:
(substantiv) bit, enactment, number, routine, turn
(verb) behave, dissemble, do, move, play, pretend, represent, work