Definitions For Act

noun

  • Something that people do or cause to happen
  • A legal document codifying the result of deliberations of a committee or society or legislative body
  • A short performance that is part of a longer program
  • A subdivision of a play or opera or ballet
  • A manifestation of insincerity
  • Something that is done
  • A law made by a group of legislators
  • One of the main divisions of a play or opera

verb

  • Behave in a certain manner; show a certain behavior; conduct or comport oneself
  • Pretend to have certain qualities or state of mind
  • Discharge one's duties
  • Play a role or part
  • Perform on a stage or theater
  • Behave unnaturally or affectedly
  • Perform an action, or work out or perform (an action)
  • Be engaged in an activity, often for no particular purpose other than pleasure
  • Have an effect or outcome; often the one desired or expected
  • Be suitable for theatrical performance
  • To do something : to take action
  • To behave in a particular way
  • To behave in a way that is not sincere or honest

Is Act a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Scrabble
5
Words with Friends
6

The word Act is worth 5 points in Scrabble and 6 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Act in a Sentence

  • We were grateful for her many acts of kindness.
  • The Civil Rights Act of 1964
  • Please read act II, scene 1 of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet.
  • He knew he had to act quickly.
  • The government was slow to act.
  • She acted on behalf of her father, who was not at the meeting.

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