Definition of act
What is the definition of "act"?
1. The process of doing or performing something: the act of thinking.
2. Something done or performed; a deed: a charitable act.
3. A product, such as a statute, decree, or enactment, resulting from a decision by a legislative or judicial body: an act of Congress.
4. A formal written record of proceedings or transactions.
5. One of the major divisions of a play or opera.
Use "act" in a sentence
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"As I consider it one of the most important qualifications in a judge to have the discernment I refer to, and as many are appointed judges, even at our national shows, _who never should have been appointed, and many act who never should act_, it ought to be put out of all doubt."
"So far as the Scriptures seem to suggest there is not a fresh act upon God's part at certain times in one's experience, but His wondrous love is such that there is _a continuous act_ -- a continuous flooding in of all the gracious power of His Spirit that the human conditions will admit of."
Words like "act" (synonyms)
How to Say "act" in:
- Spanish: act
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- Japanese: act
Words Like act
NEARBY & RELATED ENTRIES
- to act for
- bring home the bacon
- deliver the goods
- come through
- dramatic composition
- dramatic work