acting definition

  • adjective:
    • Temporarily assuming the tasks or expert of some other. See Synonyms at temporary.
    • which contains guidelines to be used in a dramatic overall performance: the play's acting text.
    • That is befitting dramatic overall performance: an acting comedy.
    • Temporarily presuming the duties or authority of some other person when they're not able to do their job.
    • working by any means.
    • Performing duty for the next; officiating.
    • serving briefly specially as a substitute
  • noun:
    • The profession of an actor or actress.
    • Performance as an actor or celebrity.
    • False behavior; pretense.
    • An intended activity or deed.
    • Pretending.
    • The profession of an actor.
    • The deeds or activities of events are known as actings to avoid confusion aided by the legal sensory faculties of deeds and actions.
    • The profession of an actor or player.
    • the performance of a part or part in a drama
  • verb:
    • Present participle of work.
  • others:
    • Performing task, service, or features; particularly, doing the features of an office or employment temporarily: as, an acting governor or mayor; an acting colonel or superintendent.
    • Performing, or found in performing, stage-plays.

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