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Meaning of ACTING

Pronunciation:  'akting

WordNet Dictionary
[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
\Act"ing\, a.
1. Operating in any way.

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

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.
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