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Synonyms for act as

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  1. act as(verb)

    function as or act like

    "This heap of stones will act as a barrier"

    Synonyms:
    play, act

  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"

    Synonyms:
    pretend, make for, flirt, play, represent, dissemble, dally, recreate, wager, move, wreak, take on, work, toy, roleplay, playact, bet, run, fiddle, spiel, diddle, meet, act, bring, encounter, trifle, behave, do

How to pronounce act as?

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

How to say act as in sign language?

  1. actas

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How to use act as in a sentence?

  1. Saul Cunninghan:

    This puts Australia in a good position to act as a control group for research on this major issue that could one day become our problem too.

  2. Steven Baffico:

    It's a very difficult market right now. Clearly, anything perceived as a risk asset is being sold down, the bigger issue... what, in my mind, is driving all this selloff is that markets are losing confidence in central banks' ability to act as an effective referee.

  3. Dorthea Bragg:

    All that is necessary to break the spell of inertia and frustration is this Act as if it were impossible to fail. That is the talisman, the formula, the command of right-about-face which turns us from failure towards success.

  4. Norman Nathman:

    If my son were ever to say or even act as if he was uncomfortable by it, we would of course respect that.

  5. England Governor Mark Carney:

    There is no reason for it to be as bad as 2008 if we act as we have, and if there is that targeted support.

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