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Synonyms for act

do something










act for someone


act on or upon something: obey


act on or upon something: affect

act up: misbehave


act up: malfunction

Synonyms for act

the process of doing


something done

the formal product of a legislative or judicial body

a short theatrical piece within a larger production


to conduct oneself in a specified way

to behave affectedly or insincerely or take on a false or misleading appearance of

to react in a specified way

to perform the duties of another

to produce on the stage

act up: to behave in a rowdy, improper, or unruly fashion

act up: to work improperly due to mechanical difficulties

Synonyms for act

a legal document codifying the result of deliberations of a committee or society or legislative body

a short theatrical performance that is part of a longer program

a manifestation of insincerity

perform an action, or work out or perform (an action)

discharge one's duties

pretend to have certain qualities or state of mind

be suitable for theatrical performance

be engaged in an activity, often for no particular purpose other than pleasure

behave unnaturally or affectedly

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Nigeria's aviation minister causes outrage by calling air crashes inevitable acts of God Nigeria's aviation minister has caused outrage by calling air crashes inevitable acts of God, as she sought to deflect criticism of her record after the country's second deadly accident in 15 months.
During the Great Thanksgiving, the presider prays over the bread and wine, recalling the mighty acts of God through the hundreds and thousands of years of creation history, asking God to bless the "creatures of bread and wine," so that those who take them can continue to act as God's agents, assisting to bring God's dream for all of creation to fruition.
Summary: Though "force majeure" traditionally referred to acts of God like floods, earthquakes and other unexpected natural disasters, the term has taken on a whole new meaning in Dubai; much to the benefit of local property developers.
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The big benefit of ordinary home insurance is that it normally includes coverage for "Acts of God", referring to floods, earthquakes, tornados, storms and the like.
As one of humankind's most helpful means of coding with downpours, historically perceived as acts of God the umbrella suggests also what humans can do for themselves.
It is called to bear witness to the mighty acts of God past and present by proclaiming "God's deeds of power" (Acts 2:11), the foremost of which is that God "in Christ ...