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act (s) (noun), acts (pl)
1. Something that is done or a deed that is performed: Sam expressed an act of kindness when he saw a homeless woman and offered to get her a hamburger and a drink from a sandwich shop.

Hank did a series of acts of kindness for the poor woman who lived next door.

2. A process of doing certain things: The neighbor's son was caught in three acts of stealing.
3. The main divisions of a play or an opera: The drama that the audience attended had five acts.
4. Displays of affected or pretended behavior: Sharon is not really angry; she has been putting on these acts just to get attention.
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act (verb), acts; acted; acting
1. To do something; to exert energy or some force; to be employed or operative: Henry acted promptly in helping the people in the auto accident.
2. To reach, to make, or to issue a decision on some matter.
3. To operate or function in a particular way; to perform specific duties or functions: Shirley was acting as a child's substitute mother until her parents were able to return home.
This entry is located in the following units: ag-, agen-, act-, agi-, agit- (page 1) Quotes: Acts, Action (page 1)
acts; ax, axe; ax, axe
acts (AKS) (noun)
1. Things that are done; deeds: The kind stranger did a series of acts of kindness for the poor woman.
2. A process of doing certain things: The criminal was caught in three acts of stealing.
3. The main divisions of a play or opera: The play had five acts.
4. Displays of affected or pretended behavior: Tina is not really angry; she has been putting on these acts to get attention.
ax or axe (AKS) (noun)
A tool with a flat, sharp blade fastened on a handle, used for chopping, splitting, and shaping wood: Paul Bunyan used his ax to chop wood for the fireplace.
ax or axe (AKS) (verb)
To be dismissed from a job; to be fired (informal): Jill got the ax because she wouldn't work overtime when asked to do so by her supervisor.

Will companies axe ad spending next year?

There were three acts in the play; at the end of the second act, the murderer had used an axe to ax the victim.

Quotes: Acts, Action
Action speaks louder: acts, action quotes.
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disappearing act (s) (noun), disappearing acts (pl)
An instance when someone you want to talk to is impossible to find.
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