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Main Entry: act
Synonyms:
accomplish, accomplished fact, accomplishment, achieve, achievement, acquit, act, act a part, act as, act as foil, act out, acta, acting, action, actions, activism, activity, acts, address, adventure, affect, affectation, afterpiece, air, ape, appear, assume, barnstorm, be effective, be in action, be productive, bear, bearing, behave, behavior, behavior pattern, behavioral norm, behavioral science, bill, bit, blow, bluff, bring about, bring into being, bring to fruition, bylaw, canon, carriage, carry, cause, characterize, chaser, come out, comport, comportment, concurrent resolution, conduct, constitution, copy, counterfeit, coup, course, cover up, culture pattern, curtain, curtain call, curtain raiser, custom, dealings, decree, deed, demean, demeanor, deport, deportment, dictate, dictation, discourse, dissemble, dissimulate, divertimento, divertissement, do, doing, doings, edict, effectuate, effort, emote, emotionalize, employment, enact, enaction, enactment, endeavor, engineer, enterprise, epilogue, execute, exercise, exode, exodus, exploit, expository scene, fait accompli, fake, feat, feign, finale, folkway, form, formality, formula, formulary, four-flush, function, functioning, gammon, gest, gestures, get top billing, go, go on, goings-on, guise, hand, handiwork, have effect, have free play, have play, hoke act, impersonate, industrialize, institution, interlude, intermezzo, intermission, introduction, job, joint resolution, jus, law, lawmaking, legislation, legislature, let on, let on like, lex, maintien, make, make a pretense, make as if, make believe, make like, maneuver, manner, manners, masquerade, masquerade as, mass-produce, measure, method, methodology, methods, mien, militate, mime, mimic, misbehave, modus vivendi, motion, motions, move, movements, moves, number, observable behavior, occupation, officiate, operate, operation, operations, ordinance, ordonnance, overproduce, overt act, pantomime, pass for, passage, passing, patter, pattern, percolate, perform, performance, perk, personate, play, play a part, play possum, play the lead, playact, poise, port, portray, pose, pose as, posture, practice, praxis, prescript, prescription, presence, pretend, pretend to be, procedure, proceed, proceeding, process, produce, production, profess, prologue, put on, quit, react, realize, register, regulation, represent, res gestae, resolution, routine, rubric, rule, ruling, run, scene, serve, sham, shtick, simulate, sketch, skit, social science, song and dance, stand-up comedy act, standing order, star, statute, steal the show, step, stooge, striptease, stroke, stunt, style, swing, tactics, take, take effect, take off, thing, thing done, tick, tone, tour de force, transaction, tread the boards, troupe, turn, undertaking, upstage, volume-produce, way, way of life, ways, work, working, workings, works
 
Main Entry: act as
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act, act a part, act out, ape, copy, do, do duty, enact, function, function as, impersonate, masquerade as, mime, mimic, officiate, pantomime, pass for, perform, perform as, personate, play, play a part, pose as, pretend to be, serve, take off, work as
 
Main Entry: act for
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advance, answer for, appear for, assist, back up, be instrumental, change places with, commission, crowd out, cut out, deputize, displace, double for, facilitate, fill in for, forward, front for, ghost, ghostwrite, go between, mediate, minister to, pinch-hit, pinch-hit for, promote, relieve, replace, represent, serve, speak for, spell, spell off, stand in for, subrogate, subserve, substitute for, succeed, supersede, supplant, swap places with, understudy, understudy for
 
Main Entry: act like
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Main Entry: act of God
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certainty, earthquake, fate, fatefulness, force majeure, freak accident, hurricane, indefeasibility, ineluctability, inescapableness, inevasibleness, inevitability, inevitable accident, inevitableness, inexorability, inflexibility, irrevocability, natural disaster, necessity, predetermination, relentlessness, sureness, tornado, unavoidable casualty, unavoidableness, uncontrollability, undeflectability, unforeseen event, unpreventability, unyieldingness, vis major
 
Main Entry: act on
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act upon, affect, approach, bear a hand, bear upon, concentrate on, condemn, decree, do something, do something about, doom, draw, draw on, exert influence, find, find against, find for, focus on, get cozy with, get with it, go, influence, lead on, lift a finger, lobby, lobby through, magnetize, make advances, make overtures, make up to, maneuver, operate on, order, pass judgment, pass sentence, proceed, proceed with, pronounce, pronounce judgment, pronounce on, pull strings, report, return a verdict, rule, sentence, strike a blow, take a hand, take action, take measures, take steps, treat, utter a judgment, wire-pull, work on
 
Main Entry: act out
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act, act a part, act as, ape, copy, create a role, depict, do, enact, impersonate, masquerade as, mime, mimic, pantomime, pass for, perform, personate, play, play a part, play a role, play opposite, portray, pose as, pretend to be, represent, support, sustain a part, take a part, take off
 
Main Entry: read the riot act
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admonish, bring to book, call to account, chastise, chide, correct, have words with, lecture, objurgate, rate, rebuke, reprehend, reprimand, reprove, scold, set down, set straight, spank, straighten out, take down, take to task, upbraid
 
Main Entry: sex act
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act of love, adultery, aphrodisia, ass, balling, carnal knowledge, climax, cohabitation, coition, coitus, coitus interruptus, commerce, congress, connection, copula, copulation, coupling, diddling, fornication, intercourse, intimacy, lovemaking, making it with, marital relations, marriage act, mating, meat, onanism, orgasm, ovum, pareunia, procreation, relations, screwing, sex, sexual climax, sexual commerce, sexual congress, sexual intercourse, sexual relations, sexual union, sleeping with, sperm, venery
 
Main entries similar to: act
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