Synonyms for acted upon

Grammar : Verb
Spell : akt
Phonetic Transcription : ækt

Top 10 synonyms for acted upon Other synonyms for the word acted upon

Définition of acted upon

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.
  • As in influence : verb lead to believe, do
  • As in obey : verb conform, give in
  • As in act on : verb take action
  • As in drive : verb move or urge on
Example sentences :
  • No sooner did the thought occur to him than he acted upon it.
  • Extract from : « Brave and Bold » by Horatio Alger
  • He said that all such disturbances are acted upon in the spinal cord.
  • Extract from : « Understanding the Scriptures » by Francis McConnell
  • Mr. Butterby had assumed the responsibility, and acted upon it.
  • Extract from : « The Channings » by Mrs. Henry Wood
  • We acted upon the calculation that a woman with her thirty per cent.
  • Extract from : « Freeland » by Theodor Hertzka
  • In an instant I had decided my course; in an hour I had acted upon it.
  • Extract from : « The First Violin » by Jessie Fothergill
  • In all likelihood, the coherer is acted upon in the same way.
  • Extract from : « Little Masterpieces of Science: » by Various
  • From the first moment of her arrival she had acted upon his lessons.
  • Extract from : « The Memoirs of Louis XIV., His Court and The Regency, Complete » by Duc de Saint-Simon
  • The official had acted upon a secret idea in placing these papers before her.
  • Extract from : « The Fat and the Thin » by Emile Zola
  • She was mistaken, he acted upon the accepted theories of the game.
  • Extract from : « A Forest Hearth: A Romance of Indiana in the Thirties » by Charles Major
  • It was impossible they could have had news of it in Rennes and acted upon it in so short a time.
  • Extract from : « Scaramouche » by Rafael Sabatini

Antonyms for acted upon

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