• a legal document codifying the result of deliberations of a committee or society or legislative body
  • something that people do or cause to happen
  • a subdivision of a play or opera or ballet
  • a short theatrical performance that is part of a longer program;
    • "he did his act three times every evening"
  • a manifestation of insincerity;
    • "he put on quite an act for her benefit"
  • perform an action, or work out or perform (an action);
    • "think before you act"
    • "The governor should act on the new energy bill"
    • "The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel"
  • behave in a certain manner; show a certain behavior; conduct or comport oneself;
    • "You should act like an adult"
    • "The dog acts ferocious, but he is really afraid of people"
  • play a role or part;
    • "She wants to act Lady Macbeth, but she is too young for the role"
  • discharge one's duties;
    • "She acts as the chair"
    • "In what capacity are you acting?"
  • pretend to have certain qualities or state of mind;
    • "He acted the idiot"
  • be suitable for theatrical performance;
    • "This scene acts well"
  • have an effect or outcome; often the one desired or expected;
    • "How does your idea work in practice?"
    • "The breaks of my new car act quickly"
  • be engaged in an activity, often for no particular purpose other than pleasure
  • behave unnaturally or affectedly;
    • "She's just acting"
  • perform on a stage or theater;
    • "She acts in this play"
    • "He acted in `Julius Caesar'"
  • ACT v -ED, -ING, -S to do something

Scrabble Score: 5

act is a valid Scrabble (US) TWL word

act is a valid Scrabble Word in Merriam-Webster MW Dictionary

act is a valid Scrabble Word in International Collins CSW Dictionary

Words With Friends Score: 6

act is a valid Words With Friends word