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Synonyms for act upon
act up·on

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. influence, act upon, workverb

    have and exert influence or effect

    "The artist's work influenced the young painter"; "She worked on her friends to support the political candidate"

    Synonyms:
    knead, turn, operate, act, shape, bring, work out, run, function, put to work, forge, lick, solve, make, regulate, determine, figure out, form, mould, sour, work, exploit, make for, go, play, do work, mold, tempt, charm, process, crop, exercise, ferment, influence, work on, wreak, cultivate, puzzle out

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  1. act upon

    Synonyms:
    influence, effect, have influence upon

  2. act upon

    Synonyms:
    induce, ACTUATE

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How to use act upon in a sentence?

  1. Frans Timmermans:

    We've seen over the last couple of years that radical climate-change deniers have changed their position because the facts are so overwhelming. It's an untenable position, i would assume, as a politician myself, that Donald Trump is thinking about the next election and he's looking at American society. And if you see how much support there is in American society to act upon climate change, he's probably doing the math and thinking that if I want to be reelected, I have to take this seriously.

  2. Frans Timmermans:

    I would assume, as a politician myself, that Donald Trump is thinking about the next election and he's looking at American society. And if you see how much support there is in American society to act upon climate change, he's probably doing the math and thinking that if I want to be reelected, I have to take this seriously, that gives me hope because the people want this. Corporations in the U.S. are on the same page as we are. States are. Cities are.

  3. Ehsan Sehgal:

    In film, drama and TV series, the actors and actresses only act upon the role which the writer writes. Expecting that from them, in real life, is a grave risk, even inviting gloom for own life.

  4. Buddha:

    However many holy words you read, however many you speak, and what good will they do you if you do not act upon them

  5. Gordana Biernat:

    Act upon your ideas or they will stay in the invisible realm of your mind.


Translations for act upon

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  • العمل علىArabic
  • செயல்படுங்கள்Tamil

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