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Definition of act

What is the definition of "act"?
  • actnoun
  • 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.


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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."

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