Act as

All possible synonyms of the word Act as as well as its hypernyms, hyponyms, antonyms, derivations, entailments, meronyms, pertainyms, domain members, similar words, verb groups, and so on...

Act, play, act as

Definition

  • pretend to have certain qualities or state of mind; "He acted the idiot"; "She plays deaf when the news are bad"

Synonyms

  • act
  • play
  • act as

Hypernyms

  • act, behave, do: behave in a certain manner; show a certain behavior; conduct or comport oneself; "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"

Verb groups

  • act, behave, do: behave in a certain manner; show a certain behavior; conduct or comport oneself; "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"
  • act, play, represent: play a role or part; "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"

Act as

Definition

  • function as or act like; "This heap of stones will act as a barrier"

Synonyms

  • act as

Hypernyms

  • serve, function: serve a purpose, role, or function; "The tree stump serves as a table"; "The female students served as a control group"; "This table would serve very well"; "His freedom served him well"; "The table functions as a desk"

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