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  1. act asverb

    function as or act like

    "This heap of stones will act as a barrier"

    Synonyms:
    play, act

  2. act, play, act asverb

    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

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How to use act as in a sentence?

  1. Ben Rhodes:

    We're constantly updating our security measures on our unclassified system, but we're frankly told to act as if we need not put information that's sensitive on that system.

  2. Fernando Altemeyer:

    Zika has put humanity in crisis and if it worsens it will force the Church to make a decision on saving human life versus saving its own dogma ... There is no easy answer, there really is nothing in canon law to act as a guide, zika is putting at risk the most innocent - unborn children - so it would be entirely adequate that the Church shift its position on contraceptives for this case.

  3. Steve Ramirez:

    [This finding suggests] that we can bias the hippocampus to come back online at a timepoint when we wouldnt expect it to be online anymore because the memory is too old, odor can act as a cue to reinvigorate or reenergize that memory with detail.

  4. Alisyn Camerota:

    Politicians act as though it’s President Biden that caused inflation and that he can fix this.

  5. Vanitha Swaminathan:

    Tesla's own brand reputation could act as an insurance policy and limit the damage that the CEO's position has on the brand.


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