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Meaning of ACTING

Pronunciation:  'akting

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the performance of a part or role in a drama
 

ACTING is a 6 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: performing, playacting, playing
 
 See Also: activity, business, byplay, characterization, dumb show, enactment, hamming, heroics, impersonation, mime, overacting, pantomime, performance, personation, portrayal, roleplaying, skit, stage business

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Act"ing\, a.
1. Operating in any way.

2. Doing duty for another; officiating; as, an acting
   superintendent.

 
Dream Dictionary
 
 Definition: Search for fame and celebrity. You feel the need to be well known, enjoy a sparkling life, victorious and free. Would you like to be able to play different roles, put up different masks, enjoy the thrill of every new situation? You might need to reflect on your own life and seek ways to make it more interesting and colourful.
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: act, action, active, activism, activity, ad interim, affectation, aping, appearance, at work, attitudinizing, behavior, behavioral, bluff, bluffing, buffoonery, business, characterization, cheating, color, coloring, deception, delusion, deputative, deputy, disguise, dissemblance, dissembling, dissimulation, doing, dumb show, embodiment, employment, enacting, enactment, exercise, facade, face, fakery, faking, false air, false front, false show, falsity, feigning, feint, four-flushing, fraud, front, function, functional, functioning, gag, gilt, gloss, going, going on, ham, hammy acting, hoke, hokum, humbug, humbuggery, imitation, impersonation, imposture, in exercise, in force, in hand, in operation, in play, in practice, in process, in the works, inaction, incarnation, interim, masquerade, meretriciousness, mimesis, mimicking, mimicry, miming, movements, mummery, occupation, on foot, on the fire, ongoing, operating, operation, operational, operations, ostentation, outward show, overacting, pantomime, pantomiming, patter, performance, performing, personation, personification, play, playacting, playing, portrayal, pose, posing, posture, practice, practicing, praxis, pretense, pretension, pretext, pro tem, pro tempore, projection, representation, representative, running, seeming, semblance, serving, sham, show, simulacrum, simulation, slapstick, speciousness, stage business, stage directions, stage presence, stunt, supply, swing, taking a role, varnish, window dressing, work, working, workings
 

 

 

 

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