Definisi 'act'

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noun
1 a legal document codifying the result of deliberations of a committee or society or legislative body Terjemahkan
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2 something that people do or cause to happen Terjemahkan
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3 a subdivision of a play or opera or ballet Terjemahkan
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4 a short theatrical performance that is part of a longer program Terjemahkan
Example:
he did his act three times every evening
she had a catchy little routine
it was one of the best numbers he ever did
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5 a manifestation of insincerity Terjemahkan
Example:
he put on quite an act for her benefit
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6 That which is done or doing; the exercise of power, or the effect, of which power exerted is the cause; a performance; a deed. Terjemahkan
source: webster1913

verb
7 perform an action, or work out or perform (an action) Terjemahkan
Example:
think before you act
We must move quickly
The governor should act on the new energy bill
The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel
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8 behave in a certain manner; show a certain behavior; conduct or comport oneself Terjemahkan
Example:
You should act like an adult
Don't behave like a fool
What makes her do this way?
The dog acts ferocious, but he is really afraid of people
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9 play a role or part Terjemahkan
Example:
Gielgud played Hamlet
She wants to act Lady Macbeth, but she is too young for the role
She played the servant to her husband's master
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10 discharge one's duties Terjemahkan
Example:
She acts as the chair
In what capacity are you acting?
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11 pretend to have certain qualities or state of mind Terjemahkan
Example:
He acted the idiot
She plays deaf when the news are bad
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12 be suitable for theatrical performance Terjemahkan
Example:
This scene acts well
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13 have an effect or outcome; often the one desired or expected Terjemahkan
Example:
The voting process doesn't work as well as people thought
How does your idea work in practice?
This method doesn't work
The breaks of my new car act quickly
The medicine works only if you take it with a lot of water
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14 be engaged in an activity, often for no particular purpose other than pleasure Terjemahkan
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15 behave unnaturally or affectedly Terjemahkan
Example:
She's just acting
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16 perform on a stage or theater Terjemahkan
Example:
She acts in this play
He acted in `Julius Caesar'
I played in `A Christmas Carol'
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17 To move to action; to actuate; to animate. Terjemahkan
source: webster1913

18 To exert power; to produce an effect; as, the stomach acts upon food. Terjemahkan
source: webster1913


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