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Definitions of acting

  1. Operating; doing the duties of another, as those of an official; as, the acting chairman. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  2. Action: act of performing an assumed or a dramatic part. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  3. Playing a part. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  4. Action; performance. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  5. serving temporarily especially as a substitute; "the acting president" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. Operating in any way. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. Doing duty for another; officiating; as, an acting superintendent. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. Operating; officiating; doing (service) in place of another. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.

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Usage examples for acting

  1. He appeared to be in a reverie, and the younger lady glanced across at him, as she answered: " I am afraid that he is only acting blind!" – Bijou by Gyp
  2. If I could but explain to him how I have been acting a part towards him- all for his good!" – Ten Thousand a-Year. Volume 1. by Samuel Warren
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