What does Acting mean?

Definitions for Acting
ˈæk tɪŋAct·ing

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Acting.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. acting, playing, playacting, performing(adj)

    the performance of a part or role in a drama

  2. acting(a)(adj)

    serving temporarily especially as a substitute

    "the acting president"

Wiktionary

  1. acting(Noun)

    An intended action or deed.

  2. acting(Noun)

    Pretending.

  3. acting(Noun)

    The occupation of an actor.

  4. acting(Noun)

    The deeds or actions of parties are called actings to avoid confusion with the legal senses of deeds and actions.

  5. acting(Adjective)

    Temporarily assuming the duties or authority of another person when they are unable to do their job.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Acting

    of Act

  2. Acting(adj)

    operating in any way

  3. Acting(adj)

    doing duty for another; officiating; as, an acting superintendent

Freebase

  1. Acting

    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.

Editors Contribution

  1. acting

    Verb form of the word act.

    The acting manager of the hotel did a fantastic job.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 10, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Acting' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2498

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Acting' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3226

How to pronounce Acting?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say Acting in sign language?

  1. acting

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Acting in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Acting in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of Acting in a Sentence

  1. Michael Douglas:

    I’ve never done a green screen CGI movie before the last one in my life, i’ve got a whole new appreciation about acting when there’s nothing there, you know.

  2. Joe Biden:

    On the global stage, there's fear, confusion and doubt, they are friend and foe and uncertain alike are wondering what's happened. They see an American acting more like one of Putin's poodles than the leader of the free world.

  3. Patrick Dempsey:

    I like doing both (acting and racing) and I should be able to do both.

  4. Sanjiv Shah:

    The decision by OPEC-members to keep oil production output at record high levels ... suggested that the organization was effectively abandoning its long-term strategy of limiting production and acting as a cartel, leading to more downward pressures on oil prices in the short term.

  5. Donald Trump:

    Acting gives you much greater flexibility. A lot easier to do things. So that's the way it is.

Images & Illustrations of Acting

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