Definition of "acted" []

  • Something done or performed; a deed (noun)
  • The performance of some physical or mental process; action (noun)
  • The formally codified result of deliberation by a legislative body; a law, edict, decree, statute, etc (noun)
  • A formal written record of transactions, proceedings, etc, as of a society, committee, or legislative body (noun)
  • A major division of a dramatic work (noun)
  • A short performance of skill, a comic sketch, dance, etc, esp one that is part of a programme of light entertainment (noun)
  • Those giving such a performance (noun)
  • An assumed attitude or pose, esp one intended to impress (noun)
  • An occurrence effected by the volition of a human agent, usually opposed at least as regards its explanation to one which is causally determined (noun)
  • To do something; carry out an action (verb)
  • To function in a specified way; operate; react (verb)
  • To perform (a part or role) in a play, etc (verb)
  • To present (a play, etc) on stage (verb)
  • To be a substitute (for); function in place (of) (verb)
  • To serve the function or purpose (of) (verb)
  • To conduct oneself or behave (as if one were) (verb)
  • To behave in an unnatural or affected way (verb)
  • To pose as; play the part of (verb)
  • To behave in a manner appropriate to (esp in the phrase act one's age) (verb)
  • To seem or pretend to be (verb)
  • Simple past tense and past participle of act. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "acted" in a sentence
  • "Fania Records can be described as the Latin equivalent to Motown: The label acted as an incubator for the sound that became known as salsa."
  • "Remember when McCain acted incredulously when Obama pointed out that Ahmadinejad was not the most powerful person in Iran?"
  • "Sarah Palin acted like a bully during the campaign and now she is acting like a coward."