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Engelsk navneord: act

1. act (om kommunikation) a legal document codifying the result of deliberations of a committee or society or legislative body

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)enactment

Mindre specifikke termerinstrument, legal document, legal instrument, official document

Mere specifikke termerdecree, edict, fiat, legislative act, nullity, order, rescript, statute

Overordnet emneområdejurisprudence, law

2. act something that people do or cause to happen

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)deed, human action, human activity

Mindre specifikke termerevent

Mere specifikke termerabidance, acquiring, action, activity, actuation, assessment, assumption, causation, causing, communicating, communication, delivery, departure, derivation, digging up, discovery, disinterment, disposal, disposition, distribution, effectuation, egress, egression, emergence, equalisation, equalization, exhumation, find, forfeit, forfeiture, getting, going, going away, group action, hinderance, hindrance, hire, implementation, inactivity, interference, judgement, judgment, leaning, leaving, legitimation, leveling, mitsvah, mitzvah, motivating, motivation, nonaccomplishment, nonachievement, obstetrical delivery, permissive waste, proclamation, production, promulgation, propulsion, recovery, rejection, residence, residency, retrieval, running away, sacrifice, speech act, stay, stop, stoppage, touch, touching, uncovering, waste, wear, wearing

3. act (om kommunikation) a subdivision of a play or opera or ballet

Mindre specifikke termerdramatic composition, dramatic work

Omfatter disse specifikke termerscene

Omfatter disse overordnede termerballet, concert dance, drama, dramatic play, opera, play

4. act (om kommunikation) a short theatrical performance that is part of a longer program

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe did his act three times every evening.
She had a catchy little routine.
It was one of the best numbers he ever did.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)bit, number, routine, turn

Mindre specifikke termerperformance, public presentation

Mere specifikke termershow-stopper, showstopper, stopper

5. act (om kommunikation) a manifestation of insincerity

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe put on quite an act for her benefit.

Mindre specifikke termerexpression, manifestation, reflection, reflexion

Engelsk udsagnsord: act

1. act (om adfærd) perform an action, or work out or perform (an action)

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThink 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.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)move

AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP

Mere specifikke termeracquit, act on, act superior, aggress, alternate, antagonise, antagonize, anticipate, approach, assay, attack, attempt, bear, begin, behave, behave, carry, coact, come close, come forward, come out, come to the fore, commit, comport, comport, condescend, condescend, condescend, conduct, contend, continue, continue, continue, cope, counter, counteract, court, court, create, dally, dare, dare, deal, deal, deign, deport, descend, dispatch, disturb, do well, effect, egotrip, end up, engage, essay, evade, exert, festinate, fetch up, finish, finish up, flirt, force, foresee, forestall, get around to, get by, go, go about, go ahead, go along, go off at half-cock, go off half-cocked, go on, grapple, guard, had best, hasten, hold back, hold off, hurry, interact, interrupt, keep, land up, look sharp, lord it over, lower oneself, make a point, make bold, make do, make out, make sure, manage, maneuver, manoeuver, manoeuvre, misbehave, misconduct, misdemean, move, offer, oppose, participate, partner, pay back, perform, perpetrate, persist in, play, play, play, play it by ear, plow ahead, presume, proceed, proceed, prosecute, prosecute, pull, pursue, put on airs, queen it over, race, rampage, react, react, reciprocate, repay, repeat, respond, reward, romance, rush, satisfice, satisfise, seek, set about, sneak, solicit, stampede, start, step forward, step to the fore, step up, stoop, surprise, take, take care, take over, take part, take time by the forelock, take turns, toy, try, use, volunteer, wait, wind up, woo

Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)refrain, forbear

2. act (i anatomi) behave in a certain manner; show a certain behavior; conduct or comport oneself

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningYou 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.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)behave, do

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s Adjective

Mere specifikke termeract, act as, act involuntarily, act reflexively, backslap, bend over backwards, bluster, break down, bungle, dally, dawdle, fall over backwards, follow, footle, freeze, frivol, hugger mugger, jest, joke, loosen up, lose it, make, make, make as if, menace, optimise, optimize, piffle, play, play, presume, puff up, quack, rage, ramp, relax, romanticize, sauce, sentimentalise, sentimentalize, sentimentise, sentimentize, snap, stooge, storm, swagger, swash, swell, toy, trifle, vulgarise, vulgarize, wanton

Udsagnsord med lignende betydningact, act, act as, dissemble, play, pretend

3. act (om tilvejebringelse) play a role or part

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningGielgud 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.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)play, represent

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody

Mindre specifikke termerre-create

Mere specifikke termeract out, act out, emote, enact, impersonate, make, make believe, parody, portray, pretend, reenact, support

Udsagnsord med lignende betydningact, act, act as, play, play, play, playact, roleplay

Overordnet emneområdeperforming arts

4. act (om konkurrence) discharge one's duties

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe acts as the chair.
In what capacity are you acting?.

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s PP

Mindre specifikke termerserve

Mere specifikke termerbank, criticise, criticize

5. act (i anatomi) pretend to have certain qualities or state of mind

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe acted the idiot.
She plays deaf when the news are bad.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)act as, play

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody

Mindre specifikke termeract, behave, do

Udsagnsord med lignende betydningact, act, behave, do, play, represent

6. act (om tilstand) be suitable for theatrical performance

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThis scene acts well.

AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s Adjective/Noun

Mindre specifikke termerbe

Udsagnsord med lignende betydningact, play, playact, roleplay

7. act (om adfærd) have an effect or outcome; often the one desired or expected

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe voting process doesn't work as well as people thought.
How does your idea work in practice?.
This method doesn't work.
The breaks of my new car act quickly.
The medicine works only if you take it with a lot of water.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)work

AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s.
Something is ----ing PP

Mindre specifikke termerbring home the bacon, come through, deliver the goods, succeed, win

Udsagnsord med lignende betydningbring, make for, play, work, wreak

8. act (om adfærd) be engaged in an activity, often for no particular purpose other than pleasure

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s

Mere specifikke termerdrive around, play, walk around

9. act (om tilvejebringelse) behave unnaturally or affectedly

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe's just acting.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)dissemble, pretend

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something

Mere specifikke termerassume, feign, sham, simulate

Udsagnsord med lignende betydningact, behave, do

10. act (om tilvejebringelse) perform on a stage or theater

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe acts in this play.
He acted in `Julius Caesar'.
I played in `A Christmas Carol'.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)play, playact, roleplay

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s

Mindre specifikke termerperform

Mere specifikke termerham, ham it up, mime, overact, overplay, pantomime, stooge, underact, underplay

Udsagnsord med lignende betydningact, act, play, play, play, represent

Overordnet emneområdedramatic art, dramatics, dramaturgy, theater, theatre

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