function as or act like
"This heap of stones will act as a barrier"
act, play, act as(verb)
pretend to have certain qualities or state of mind
"He acted the idiot"; "She plays deaf when the news are bad"
The numerical value of act as in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of act as in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Be great in act, as you have been in thought.
Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.
If you want a quality, act as if you already had it. Try the 'as if' technique.
We all dream we do not understand our dreams, yet we act as if nothing strange goes on in our sleep minds, strange at least by comparison with the logical, purposeful doings of our minds when we are awake.
All that is necessary to break the spell of inertia and frustration is this Act as if it were impossible to fail. That is the talisman, the formula, the command of right-about-face which turns us from failure towards success.
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