Synonyms for acting

Grammar : Adj, noun
Spell : ak-ting
Phonetic Transcription : ˈæk tɪŋ

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Définition of acting

Origin :
  • 1590s, "putting forth activity," present participle adjective from act (v.). Meaning "performing temporary duties" is from 1797.
  • adj substituting in a role
  • noun entertaining, performing
Example sentences :
  • Stephen, moreover, always shrank from his uncle when acting professionally.
  • Extract from : « The Armourer's Prentices » by Charlotte M. Yonge
  • But are you quite certain that you are acting wisely, Miss Ward?
  • Extract from : « Grace Harlowe's Return to Overton Campus » by Jessie Graham Flower
  • In my day we used to have something like acting at the old Park.
  • Extract from : « Punchinello, Vol. 1, No. 8, May 21, 1870 » by Various
  • He was acting like a crazy boy, and he was a man, all of twenty-two!
  • Extract from : « K » by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • She lifted her eyes to his, and for once she was not acting.
  • Extract from : « K » by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • One who pretends to be another's friend, and yet betrays him, is acting a lie.
  • Extract from : « An Explanation of Luther's Small Catechism » by Joseph Stump
  • Futurity can be no source of alarm to him who is conscious of acting right.
  • Extract from : « Female Scripture Biographies, Vol. I » by Francis Augustus Cox
  • I admit I must seem to be acting strangely, but I can't help it.
  • Extract from : « Frank Roscoe's Secret » by Allen Chapman
  • Acting on the hint Davie had given me, I soon discovered the second meal-tub.
  • Extract from : « Ranald Bannerman's Boyhood » by George MacDonald
  • Of course, you know my father is deeply concerned in it also, so I am acting in a measure for him.'
  • Extract from : « A Woman Intervenes » by Robert Barr

Antonyms for acting

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