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English verb: act out

1. act out (creation) represent an incident, state, or emotion by action, especially on stage


SamplesShe could act neurotic anxiety.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)act, play, represent

2. act out (creation) act out; represent or perform as if in a play


SamplesShe reenacted what had happened earlier that day.


Synonymsenact, reenact


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)act, play, represent









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