What does ACT ON mean?

Definitions for ACT ON

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pursue, follow up on, act on(verb)

    carry further or advance

    "Can you act on this matter soon?"

  2. act on(verb)

    regulate one's behavior in accordance with certain information, ideas, or advice

    "The Founding Fathers acted on certain moral principles"


  1. act on(Verb)

    To act decisively on the basis of information received or deduced.

  2. act on(Verb)

    To take action against something.

  3. act on(Verb)

    To affect something.

Anagrams for ACT ON »

  1. canto

  2. octan


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ACT ON in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ACT ON in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Walter Savage Landor:

    We talk on principle, but we act on interest.

  2. Robert Gates:

    We can act on our own, or we can be forced to act, but either way, I suspect we don't have a lot of time.

  3. John Kenneth Galbraith:

    Washington is a place where people praise courage and act on elaborate personal cost-benefit calculations.

  4. Emma Bunton:

    You can't change who you are, but you can surely make the best of it. And if you've got a thought, act on it.

  5. Melvin Freeman:

    As a developing country, South Africa is least likely to respond to sick people. We have little option but to act on the prevention side.

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