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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. Markus Beyrer:

    The EU must not act as lone front-runner in implementing the BEPS agreement, and must not undermine the competitiveness of EU industry or damage the EU's attractiveness as an investment location.

  2. Emma Abel:

    It was very overwhelming that a stranger can do a humanitarian act as she knew nothing about my life. I felt so grateful and happy.

  3. Tom Kellerman:

    After that foothold is established, the malicious code, the real hackers get to work and grow out from there. Russian President Vladimir Putin's government denies direct involvement, but Russian intelligence is thought to routinely use cyber gangs to do its bidding and to create plausible deniability. Within the former Soviet bloc, Russian-speaking hackers pay homage as cyber-militia members to the regime in Russia, they act as proxies … when called upon to leverage their sophisticatedtool sets and attack against victims in the U.S.

  4. The Frenchman:

    It is not only the rights and reputations of athletes at stake, but also their ability to act as role models, inspiring young people and encouraging the next generation to take up sport.

  5. Jason Chaffetz:

    You act as if it's your money and there's not going to be some sort of consequence here.


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