Pronunciation of Act  


English Meaning

That which is done or doing; the exercise of power, or the effect, of which power exerted is the cause; a performance; a deed.

  1. The process of doing or performing something: the act of thinking.
  2. Something done or performed; a deed: a charitable act.
  3. A product, such as a statute, decree, or enactment, resulting from a decision by a legislative or judicial body: an act of Congress.
  4. A formal written record of proceedings or transactions.
  5. One of the major divisions of a play or opera.
  6. A performance or entertainment usually forming part of a longer presentation: a juggling act; a magic act.
  7. The actor or actors presenting such a performance: joined the act in Phoenix.
  8. A manifestation of intentional or unintentional insincerity; a pose: put on an act.
  9. To play the part of; assume the dramatic role of: She plans to act Lady Macbeth in summer stock.
  10. To perform (a role) on the stage: act the part of the villain.
  11. To behave like or pose as; impersonate: Don't act the fool.
  12. To behave in a manner suitable for: Act your age.
  13. To behave or comport oneself: She acts like a born leader.
  14. To perform in a dramatic role or roles.
  15. To be suitable for theatrical performance: This scene acts well.
  16. To behave affectedly or unnaturally; pretend.
  17. To appear or seem to be: The dog acted ferocious.
  18. To carry out an action: We acted immediately. The governor has not yet acted on the bill.
  19. To operate or function in a specific way: His mind acts quickly.
  20. To serve or function as a substitute for another: A coin can act as a screwdriver.
  21. To produce an effect: waited five minutes for the anesthetic to act.
  22. act out To perform in or as if in a play; represent dramatically: act out a story.
  23. act out To realize in action: wanted to act out his theory.
  24. act out To express (unconscious impulses, for example) in an overt manner without conscious understanding or regard for social appropriateness.
  25. act up To misbehave.
  26. act up To malfunction.
  27. act up Informal To become active or troublesome after a period of quiescence: My left knee acts up in damp weather. Her arthritis is acting up again.
  28. be in on the act To be included in an activity.
  29. clean up (one's) act Slang To improve one's behavior or performance.
  30. get into the act To insert oneself into an ongoing activity, project, or situation.
  31. get (one's) act together Slang To get organized.

Malayalam Meaning

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× കൃത്യം - Kruthyam
× നാടകാങ്കം - Naadakaankam | Nadakankam
× കാര്യം - Kaaryam | Karyam
× പെരുമാറുക - Perumaaruka | Perumaruka
× പ്രവർത്തിക്കുക - Pravarththikkuka | Pravarthikkuka
× കരണം - Karanam
× പ്രാവര്‍ത്തികമാക്കുക - Praavar‍ththikamaakkuka | Pravar‍thikamakkuka
× പ്രവര്‍ത്തിക്കുക - പ്രവര്‍ത്തിക്കുക
× പ്രവൃത്തിക്കുക - Pravruththikkuka | Pravruthikkuka
× പ്രതിനിധിയായിരിക്കുക - Prathinidhiyaayirikkuka | Prathinidhiyayirikkuka
× നാടം - Naadam | Nadam
× പ്രവര്‍ത്തിക്കുക - Pravar‍ththikkuka | Pravar‍thikkuka
× നടനം - Nadanam
× പ്രകടനം - Prakadanam
× പ്രവൃത്തി - Pravruththi | Pravruthi
× അധികാരം പ്രയോഗിക്കുക - Adhikaaram Prayogikkuka | Adhikaram Prayogikkuka
× അഭിനയിക്കുക - അഭിനയിക്കുക
× നിയമം - Niyamam


The Usage is actually taken from the Verse(s) of English+Malayalam Holy Bible.

Deuteronomy 17:13

And all the people shall hear and fear, and no longer act presumptuously.

Ezekiel 16:47

You did not walk in their ways nor act according to their abominations; but, as if that were too little, you became more corrupt than they in all your ways.

നീ അവരുടെ വഴികളിൽ നടന്നില്ല; അവരുടെ മ്ളേച്ഛതകൾപോലെ ചെയ്തില്ല; അതു പോരാ എന്നുവെച്ചു നീ നിന്റെ എല്ലാവഴികളിലും അവരെക്കാൾ അധികം വഷളത്വം പ്രവർത്തിച്ചു.

Isaiah 28:16

Therefore thus says the Lord GOD: "Behold, I lay in Zion a stone for a foundation, A tried stone, a precious cornerstone, a sure foundation; Whoever believes will not act hastily.

അതുകൊണ്ടു യഹോവയായ കർത്താവു ഇപ്രകാരം അരുളിച്ചെയ്യുന്നു: ഇതാ, ഞാൻ സീയോനിൽ ഉറപ്പുള്ള അടിസ്ഥാനമായിട്ടു ശോധനചെയ്ത കല്ലും വിലയേറിയ മൂലക്കല്ലും ആയി ഒരു അടിസ്ഥാനക്കല്ലു ഇട്ടിരിക്കുന്നു; വിശ്വസിക്കുന്നവൻ ഔടിപ്പോകയില്ല.


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