This scene acts well.
The alarm system acts as a theft deterrent.
I acted out last night's events.
You're just acting.
We act in this play.
I am acting in the play all week.
They acted as the chair for the duration of the meeting.
We acted the idiot.
Stop acting like a dunce.
They put on quite an act for your benefit.
The troupe did their act three times every evening.
to be suitable for theatrical performance
to have an effect or outcome
to perform an action
to behave unnaturally or affectedly
to perform on a stage or theater
to play a role or part
to discharge one's duties
to pretend to have certain qualities or state of mind
to behave in a certain manner
a manifestation of insincerity
a subdivision of a play or opera or ballet
a short theatrical performance that is part of a longer program
a legal document codifying the result of deliberations of a committee or society or legislative body
something that people do or cause to happen