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Definizione monolingua e traduzione act



Inglese grammatica

act


Verb

act (third-person singular simple present acts, present participle acting, simple past and past participle acted)


  1. (intransitive) To do something.
    If you dont act soon, you will be in trouble.
  2. (intransitive) To perform a theatrical role.
    I started acting at the age of eleven in my local theatre.
  3. (intransitive) To behave in a certain way.
    Hes acting strangely - I think theres something wrong with him.
  4. (copulative) To convey an appearance of being.
    He acted unconcerned so the others wouldnt worry.
  5. (intransitive, construed with on or upon) To have an effect (on).
    High-pressure oxygen acts on the central nervous system and may cause convulsions or death.
    Gravitational force acts on heavy bodies.
  6. (transitive) To play (a role).
    Hes been acting Shakespearean leads since he was twelve.
  7. (transitive) To feign.
    He acted the angry parent, but was secretly amused.
  8. (mathematics, intransitive, construed with on or upon, of a group) To map via a homomorphism to a group of automorphisms (of).
    This group acts on the circle, so it cant be left-orderable!
Noun

act (countable and uncountable; plural acts)


  1. (countable) Something done, a deed.
    An act of good will.
  2. (obsolete, uncountable) Actuality.
  3. (countable) A product of a legislative body, a statute.
  4. The process of doing something.
    He was caught in the act.
  5. (countable) A formal or official record of something done.
  6. (countable) A division of a theatrical performance.
    The pivotal moment in the play was in the first scene of the second act.
  7. (countable) A display of behaviour.
  8. (countable) A performer or performers in a show.
    Which act did you prefer? The soloist or the band?
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