What does act as mean?

Definitions for act as

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word act as.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. act as(verb)

    function as or act like

    "This heap of stones will act as a barrier"

  2. 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"


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of act as in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of act as in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Dorothea Broude:

    Act as if were impossible to fail.

  2. Dorothea Brande:

    Act as if it were impossible to fail.

  3. William Shakespeare:

    Be great in act, as you have been in thought.

  4. William James:

    Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.

  5. Mevlut Cavusoglu:

    We are asking Russia to act as a more mature state.

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