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Synonyms for act upon

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. influence, act upon, work(verb)

    have and exert influence or effect

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

    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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. act upon

    influence, effect, have influence upon

  2. act upon

    induce, ACTUATE

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  1. Brian Turner:

    We continue to urge the public to please remain alert and to report to law enforcement any suspicious activity that is observed either in person or online, with our local partners we gather, share and act upon threat information as it comes to our attention.

  2. Greg Burke:

    I think they've already admitted to wrongdoing from decades ago, it's basically what's going on now. They have no control about what went on 40 or 50 years ago, but as long as they can act upon new allegations or anything like that right now and achieve a successful resolution to these problems, that would be fine.

  3. Tom Kiefer:

    I cannot understand why anyone would want to voluntarily give up an item like a rosary, Bible or photo of their child, or for that matter an extra pair of shoes, pants, shirt or jacket, these are pictures of how people and their personal belongings are treated. If someone wants to judge the ethics and morality of all this, it is up to them to decide what is right and what is wrong and, if they choose to do so, to act upon those feelings.

  4. 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.

  5. Vikrant Parsai:

    Giving advice to others is not really as helpful as if you yourself act upon that.

Translations for act upon

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  • العمل علىArabic
  • செயல்படுங்கள்Tamil

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