Synonyms for acted

Grammar : Verb
Spell : akt
Phonetic Transcription : ækt

Top 10 synonyms for acted Other synonyms for the word acted

Définition of acted

Origin :
  • mid-15c., "to act upon or adjudicate" a legal case; 1590s in the theatrical sense, from Latin actus, past participle of agere (see act (n.)). To act up "be unruly" is from 1903. To act out "behave anti-socially" (1974) is from psychiatric sense of "expressing one's unconscious impulses or desires." Related: Acted; acting.
  • verb do something
  • verb behave in a certain way
  • verb entertain by playing a role
Example sentences :
  • No sooner did the thought occur to him than he acted upon it.
  • Extract from : « Brave and Bold » by Horatio Alger
  • He had acted "in obedience to the clear and imperious call of public obligation."
  • Extract from : « The Grand Old Man » by Richard B. Cook
  • Here they all dismounted, except a small body, which acted as cavalry.
  • Extract from : « A Sketch of the Life of Brig. Gen. Francis Marion » by William Dobein James
  • Our friend will overlook the matter if you do but say that you have acted in heat and haste.
  • Extract from : « The White Company » by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • The way you acted when you first run round with me, I thought you sure was a suffragette.
  • Extract from : « Within the Law » by Marvin Dana
  • Clerk or no, you have acted this day as becomes a true knight.
  • Extract from : « The White Company » by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • It was acted before his friend Jose Gabriel Condorcanqui in about 1775.
  • Extract from : « Apu Ollantay » by Anonymous
  • This is a clear proof that before 1781 these Quichua dramas were acted.
  • Extract from : « Apu Ollantay » by Anonymous
  • You acted like a hero in trying to shield Alan Porter, and I like men of that stamp.
  • Extract from : « Thoroughbreds » by W. A. Fraser
  • He said that all such disturbances are acted upon in the spinal cord.
  • Extract from : « Understanding the Scriptures » by Francis McConnell

Antonyms for acted

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