That which is done or doing; the exercise of power, or the effect, of which power exerted is the cause; a performance; a deed.
- The process of doing or performing something: the act of thinking.
- Something done or performed; a deed: a charitable act.
- A product, such as a statute, decree, or enactment, resulting from a decision by a legislative or judicial body: an act of Congress.
- A formal written record of proceedings or transactions.
- One of the major divisions of a play or opera.
- A performance or entertainment usually forming part of a longer presentation: a juggling act; a magic act.
- The actor or actors presenting such a performance: joined the act in Phoenix.
- A manifestation of intentional or unintentional insincerity; a pose: put on an act.
- To play the part of; assume the dramatic role of: She plans to act Lady Macbeth in summer stock.
- To perform (a role) on the stage: act the part of the villain.
- To behave like or pose as; impersonate: Don't act the fool.
- To behave in a manner suitable for: Act your age.
- To behave or comport oneself: She acts like a born leader.
- To perform in a dramatic role or roles.
- To be suitable for theatrical performance: This scene acts well.
- To behave affectedly or unnaturally; pretend.
- To appear or seem to be: The dog acted ferocious.
- To carry out an action: We acted immediately. The governor has not yet acted on the bill.
- To operate or function in a specific way: His mind acts quickly.
- To serve or function as a substitute for another: A coin can act as a screwdriver.
- To produce an effect: waited five minutes for the anesthetic to act.
- act out To perform in or as if in a play; represent dramatically: act out a story.
- act out To realize in action: wanted to act out his theory.
- act out To express (unconscious impulses, for example) in an overt manner without conscious understanding or regard for social appropriateness.
- act up To misbehave.
- act up To malfunction.
- 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.
- be in on the act To be included in an activity.
- clean up (one's) act Slang To improve one's behavior or performance.
- get into the act To insert oneself into an ongoing activity, project, or situation.
- get (one's) act together Slang To get organized.
Malayalam MeaningTransliteration ON/OFF | Not Correct/Proper?
നാടം - Naadam | Nadam ;നിയമം - Niyamam ;നടിക്കുക - Nadikkuka ;പ്രവർത്തിക്കുക - Pravarththikkuka | Pravarthikkuka ;നടനം - Nadanam ;കൃത്യം - Kruthyam ;