Acting synonyms

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The definition of substitute is someone or something used in place of another person or thing.
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Temporarily assuming the duties of another
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Of, pertaining to, or resembling tragicomedy in having both tragic and comic aspects.
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(Australia, New Zealand) A gutter under the eaves of a building; guttering.
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Sanctioned by the pharmacopoeia; appointed to be used in medicine; officinal
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Having reaffirmed belief through Jewish confirmation
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Having all sides or faces equal. For example, a square is a regular polygon, and a cube is a regular polyhedron.
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Of, related to, or typical of opera.
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The definition of vicarious is living as if through someone else or acting for someone else.
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Acting or living under false pretenses; concealment of something by a false or unreal show; pretentious show; disguise.
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Organized activity to accomplish an objective:
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A display of insincere behavior
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To prevent the flow or passage of:
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To get ease and refreshment by ceasing from work or exertion
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The definition of permanent is someone or something that is supposed to last for a very long time.
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Something that will last for only a limited period of time; transitory. Temporary is meaningless with regard to the duration of the length of time that it will last; however, it is used to designate absence of permanence.
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Acting as deputy
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Holding an auxiliary position; subordinate.
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The noun used as a modifier (e.g. adjutant officer).
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Surrogate means taking the place of.
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Act of one who feigns; fakery; deceit.
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The making of gestures.
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(Philosophy) behaviour
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(Gerund of play) An occasion on which something, such as a song or show, is played.
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The assumption of an exaggerated pose or attitude.
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Something enacted, as a law or decree
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The act or process of portraying someone or something:
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An interpretation or performance of an artwork, especially a musical score or musical work. [from 19th c.]
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Dramatic or stagy behavior:
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(Uncountable) The skills of the theater.
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The duplicating or reproducing of certain characteristics or conditions, as of a system or physical process, by the use of a model or representation, for study, training, etc.
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Plural form of theatrical
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The way in which someone or something functions:
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Close resemblance, in color, form, or behavior, of one organism to another or to some object in its environment, as of some insects to the leaves or twigs of plants: it serves to disguise or conceal an organism from a predator or prey
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The art of portraying characters and acting out situations or a narrative by gestures and body movement without the use of words; pantomime.
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Of or connected with drama
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Calling attention; flashy; standing out to the eye, often in such a way that is of low quality or little merit
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Of, relating to, or suitable for dramatic performance or the theater.
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Of Thespis
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Lights placed in a row along the front of a stage floor.
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Histrionic is defined as overly dramatic behavior designed to attract attention.
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Histrionic behaviour.
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(UK) The act of voting in an election by impersonating someone else.
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Theatrical behaviour and mannerisms
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In the meantime; temporarily
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Having the nature of a temporary provision; arranged or established for the time being, pending permanent arrangement or establishment
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A particular step, phase, or position in a developmental process.
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An act is defined as an action or something which is done.
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Clothes or accessories worn to conceal one's true identity.
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A false show of something
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Trickery, hoaxing.
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(Uncountable) Mere display or pomp with no substance.
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(Art) The arts involving performance, such as dance, theatre, singing, etc.
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Truth or reality. Used with the.
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Of or relating to behavior.
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The property of being meretricious.
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To function; operate:
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To present, produce, or perform (a play, etc.)
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To disguise or conceal something.
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To perform the tasks or behaviors typically associated with (something), especially as part of one's character or normal duties:
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To stir the emotions:
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To put or keep in action; work (a machine, etc.)
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To act in a required or expected manner; work
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1857, ""The Leary Man"", in Anglicus Ducange, The Vulgar Tongue
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To ham is defined as to overact.
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(Performing arts) To act in an exaggerated manner.
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To deliver a formal recitation, especially as an exercise in rhetoric or elocution.
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To rehearse a play, concert, etc.
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To play the part of as in a play or film
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(Sports) To perform a fake.
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To make a parody of something.
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To imitate derisively or comically; parody
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To act as a mime; play a part with gestures and actions, but without words
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To represent or perform in or as in a play; act out
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To act the part of
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Wield is defined as to handle a tool, weapon or power with skill.
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To work on something.
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To labor continuously; work strenuously.
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To work as a servant
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Produce is defined as to create or bring into being.
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To work; toil:
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Exploit is defined as to use someone or something to achieve one's own purposes.
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To perform (a piece of music, a part in a play, etc.)
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To traverse in a vehicle:
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To deed is defined as to transfer land to someone.
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(Intransitive) To make a judgment, especially after deliberation.
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To copy or imitate something without the right to do so and with the intent to deceive or defraud by representing the copy or imitation to be the original or to be genuine if no original ever existed (such as passing off a painting as a particular work by Claude Monet when, in fact, Monet never painted such a piece of art).
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To show the way; lead.
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To conduct or behave (oneself) in a particular manner:
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To cause to become active; rouse:
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(Intransitive, copulative) To seem; to have a certain semblance; to look.
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Seem is defined as to appear.
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(Rowing) To work (an oar) by drawing it toward one
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To work as a prostitute
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To engage in (a vocation or hobby, for example); practice.
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To be liable or accountable:
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To give as a reply; answer.
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To act or work in order to eliminate, curtail, or stop:
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To struggle or work hard in trying to beat or overcome someone or something; contend
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To consign for future use or for preservation:
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To develop is defined as to grow or to become more advanced, or can mean to cause something to grow, or to build improvements on land.
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To carry on, engage in, or practice (an occupation or business).
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To put knowledge into practice; work at or follow a profession, as medicine, law, etc.
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To create is to make something.
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To move, lead, get, put, make, compel, etc. (a person or thing) by some stratagem or scheme
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To enforce is described as to compel someone to abide by a rule, law or order.
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Proceed is defined as to continue after stopping.
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To take the first step in doing; start:
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To perpetrate is to perform or carry out an act, or to commit an illegal or wrongful act.
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To control or manage, be in charge of.
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(Intransitive) To continue to exist.
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To persist in or remain constant to a purpose, idea, or task in the face of obstacles or discouragement.
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To bring (a task, project, goal etc.) to completion; to accomplish.
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To succeed in accomplishing; bring about:
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To bring to an issue of full success; to effect; to perform; to execute fully; to fulfill; as, to accomplish a design, an object, a promise.
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To present, represent, or exhibit on or as on a stage
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To give (a gift, donation, award, etc.) to a person, organization, etc.
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To perform for an audience:
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To assume a false appearance or character; dissemble.
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(Intransitive) Assume or maintain a pose; strike an attitude.
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(Archaic) To conduct (oneself)
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To behave or conduct (oneself) in a given manner; comport.
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To conduct; to behave; to comport; followed by the reflexive pronoun.
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(Reflexive) To bear (oneself); to behave or conduct.
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To endure something with tolerance or patience:
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To bear or conduct (oneself); behave
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To hold back; keep oneself (from doing something); forbear
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To stop; end
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To pause; stop momentarily
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(Intransitive) Refrain from (something); hold one's self aloof; to forbear or keep from doing, especially an indulgence of the passions or appetites. [First attested around 1350 to 1470.]
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(Formal, intransitive) To stop.
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To pass (time) without doing anything:
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(Intransitive) To stop marching.
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To be in store for; to be ready or in waiting for.
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To work as a waiter or waitress.
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To belong; befall:
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(Historical) The drama in ancient Greece and Rome featuring such performers; or (later) any of various kinds of performance modelled on such work. [from 17th c.]
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Affected is defined as a situation when something impacts you or is something that was directed towards you and resulted in some emotional or other change in you.
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Exaggeratedly emotional or sentimental; histrionic:
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