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


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

2 Samuel 14:2

And Joab sent to Tekoa and brought from there a wise woman, and said to her, "Please pretend to be a mourner, and put on mourning apparel; do not anoint yourself with oil, but act like a woman who has been mourning a long time for the dead.

അവിടെനിന്നു വിവേകവതിയായ ഒരു സ്ത്രീയെ വരുത്തി അവളോടു: മരിച്ചുപോയവനെക്കുറിച്ചു ഏറിയനാളായിട്ടു ദുഃഖിച്ചുകൊണ്ടിരിക്കുന്ന ഭാര്യയുടെ ഭാവത്തിൽ നീ ദുഃഖംനടിച്ചും ദുഃഖവസ്ത്രം ധരിച്ചും തൈലം പൂശാതെയും

Daniel 11:23

And after the league is made with him he shall act deceitfully, for he shall come up and become strong with a small number of people.

ആരെങ്കിലും അവനോടു സഖ്യത ചെയ്താൽ അവൻ വഞ്ചന പ്രവർത്തിക്കും; അവൻ പുറപ്പെട്ടു അല്പം പടജ്ജനവുമായി വന്നു ജയം പ്രാപിക്കും.

Deuteronomy 4:16

lest you act corruptly and make for yourselves a carved image in the form of any figure: the likeness of male or female,

അതു കൊണ്ടു നിങ്ങൾ ആണിന്റെയെങ്കിലും പെണ്ണിന്റെയെങ്കിലും സാദൃശ്യമോ,


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