acting, playing, playacting, performingadjective
the performance of a part or role in a drama
serving temporarily especially as a substitute
"the acting president"
An intended action or deed.
The occupation of an actor.
The deeds or actions of parties are called actings to avoid confusion with the legal senses of deeds and actions.
Temporarily assuming the duties or authority of another person when they are unable to do their job.
operating in any way
doing duty for another; officiating; as, an acting superintendent
Acting is the work of an actor or actress, which is a person in theatre, television, film, or any other storytelling medium who tells the story by portraying a character and, usually, speaking or singing the written text or play. Most early sources in the West that examine the art of acting discuss it as part of rhetoric.
Verb form of the word act.
The acting manager of the hotel did a fantastic job.Submitted by MaryC on April 10, 2020
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Rank popularity for the word 'Acting' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3226
The numerical value of Acting in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of Acting in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Facebook should be broken up, we should pursue antitrust activity on Facebook. And there are so many different reasons why. They are acting as an advertiser. They are acting as both platform and vendor. They are a communications platform, which has historically been a well-established domain of antitrust. And so because they are so many businesses and industries in one, the case is, I believe, right there in and of itself as to why they should be subject to antitrust activity.
Inspector General was acting in a way that was deeply inconsistent with what State Department was trying to do. Inspector General office was leaking information.
As I look at my fiancée across the room I can see her that night, she had on a pair of blue coveralls and she had put some black paint all over her face and we were acting out this skit called 'cigar butts,'.
The city doesn’t want to explain why it concluded that a young mother would kill her only child at an event where witnesses said she was happy, to me, the city is acting like any other defendant in a lawsuit: blame the victim, especially if they are not able to defend themselves.
I am honored to serve the people of New York as acting Attorney General, the work of this office is critically important. Our office has never been stronger, and this extraordinarily talented, dedicated, and tireless team of public servants will ensure that our work continues without interruption.
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- geschäftsführend, stellvertretend, amtierenderGerman
- väliaikainen, virkaa toimittavaFinnish
- intérimaire, par intérimFrench
- p.o., pełniący obowiązki, pełniąca obowiązkiPolish
- temporário, interinoPortuguese
- и.о., исполняющий обязанностиRussian
- вршилац дужностиSerbo-Croatian
- tillförordnad, stf, ställföreträdande, tfSwedish
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