Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: act
IPA transcription: ['├Žkt]
Pronunciations of act
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noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: act, enactment
    Meaning: a legal document codifying the result of deliberations of a committee or society or legislative body
  • Synonyms: act, deed, human_action, human_activity
    Meaning: something that people do or cause to happen
  • Synonyms: act
    Meaning: a subdivision of a play or opera or ballet
  • Synonyms: act, routine, number, turn, bit
    Meaning: a short theatrical performance that is part of a longer program; "he did his act three times every evening"; "she had a catchy little routine"; "it was one of the best numbers he ever did"
verb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: act, move
    Meaning: perform an action, or work out or perform (an action); "think before you act"; "We must move quickly"; "The governor should act on the new energy bill"; "The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel"
  • Synonyms: act, behave, do
    Meaning: behave in a certain manner; show a certain behavior; conduct or comport oneself; "You should act like an adult"; "Don't behave like a fool"; "What makes her do this way?"; "The dog acts ferocious, but he is really afraid of people"
  • Synonyms: act, play, represent
    Meaning: play a role or part; "Gielgud played Hamlet"; "She wants to act Lady Macbeth, but she is too young for the role"; "She played the servant to her husband's master"
  • Synonyms: act
    Meaning: discharge one's duties; "She acts as the chair"; "In what capacity are you acting?"
  • Synonyms: act, play, act_as
    Meaning: pretend to have certain qualities or state of mind; "He acted the idiot"; "She plays deaf when the news are bad"
Usage examples
  • Act of Hope.
  • Act of Love.
  • Act of Faith.
  • We must act!"
  • Act of Desire.
  • Act prudently."
  • How do they act?
  • Act of Contrition.
  • Act of Confidence.
  • It was time to act.
0. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording Helium, License CC BY-SA 4.0
1. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording George V, License CC BY-SA 4.0
2. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording Hamlet, License CC BY-SA 4.0
3. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording Quadrupole mass analyzer, License CC BY-SA 4.0
4. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording Canada, License CC BY-SA 4.0