Synonyms of 'acting'
performanceDictionary, playing, performingShe has returned home to pursue her career in acting.
temporaryDictionary, substitute, interveningThe new acting President has a reputation for being independent.
The art of acting consists in keeping people from coughingShe ran the whole gamut of emotions from A to BActing deals with very delicate emotions. It is not putting up a mask. Each time an actor acts he does not hide; he exposes himself – The New York Times]
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Interim is used to describe something that is intended to be used until something permanent is done or established.
an interim report
An actor's portrayal of a character in a play or film is the way that he or she plays the character.
He is well known for his portrayal of a prison guard in 'The Last Emperor'.
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Thesaurus for acting from the Collins English Thesaurus
Acting is the activity or profession of performing in plays or films.