Synonyms of 'act'
in the sense of enact
to perform (a story or play) by acting
She enacted the stories told to her by her father.
in the sense of enactment
enactments which empowered the court to require security to be given
in the sense of execution
the act of executing
the unquestioning execution of his orders
in the sense of exploit
a notable deed or feat
His wartime exploits were made into a TV series.
in the sense of façade
At work they hid their dislike of each other behind a façade of cheerfulness.
in the sense of feat
a remarkable, skilful, or daring action
an incredible feat of agility
in the sense of feign
to pretend to experience (a particular feeling)
You can't feign interest in something you loathe.
in the sense of function
to perform the action or role of (something or someone else)
On weekdays, one third of the room functions as a workspace.
in the sense of gig
a single performance by jazz or pop musicians
The two bands join forces for a gig at the Sheffield Arena.
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Thesaurus for act from the Collins English Thesaurus