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Definitions of: ACTS

Be suitable for theatrical performance; "This scene acts well"
A New Testament book describing the development of the early church from Christ's Ascension to Paul's sojourn at Rome
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"
Pretend to have certain qualities or state of mind; "He acted the idiot"; "She plays deaf when the news are bad"
Discharge one's duties; "She acts as the chair"; "In what capacity are you acting?"
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"
Perform on a stage or theater; "She acts in this play"; "He acted in `Julius Caesar'"; "I played in `A Christmas Carol'"
Something that people do or cause to

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(imp. & p. p.) of Cast
(v. t.) To send or drive by force; to throw; to fling; to hurl; to impel.
(v. t.) To direct or turn, as the eyes.
(v. t.) To drop; to deposit; as, to cast a ballot.
(v. t.) To throw down, as in wrestling.
(v. t.) To throw up, as a mound, or rampart.
(v. t.) To throw off; to eject; to shed; to lose.
(v. t.) To bring forth prematurely; to slink.
(v. t.) To throw out or emit; to exhale.
(v. t.) To cause to fall; to shed; to reflect; to throw; as, to cast a ray upon a screen; to cast light upon a subject.
(v. t.) To impose; to bestow; to rest.
(v. t.) To dismiss; to discard; to cashier.
(v. t.) To compute; to reckon; to calculate; as, to cast a horoscope.
(v. t.) To contrive; to plan.
(v. t.) To defeat in a lawsuit; to decide against; to convict; as, to be cast in damages.
(v. t.) To turn (the balance or scale); to overbalance; hence, to make preponderate; to decide; as, a casting voice.
(v. t.) To form into a particular shape, by pouring liquid metal or other material into a mold; to fashion; to found; as, to cast bells, stoves, bullets.
(v. t.) To stereotype or electrotype.
(v. t.) To fix, distribute, or allot, as the parts of a play among actors; also to assign (an actor) for a part.
(v. i.) To throw, as a line in angling, esp, with a fly hook.
(v. i.) To turn the head of a vessel around from the wind in getting under weigh.
(v. i.) To consider; to turn or revolve in the mind; to plan; as, to cast about for reasons.
(v. i.) To calculate; to compute.
(v. i.) To receive form or shape in a mold.
(v. i.) To warp; to become twisted out of shape.
(v. i.) To vomit.
3d pres. of Cast, for Casteth.
(n.) The act of casting or throwing; a throw.
(n.) The thing thrown.
(n.) The distance to which a thing is or can be thrown.
(n.) A throw of dice; hence, a chance or venture.
(n.) That which is throw out or off, shed, or ejected; as, the skin of an insect, the refuse from a hawk's stomach, the excrement of a earthworm.
(n.) The act of casting in a mold.
(n.) An impression or mold, taken from a thing or person; amold; a pattern.
(n.) That which is formed in a mild; esp. a reproduction or copy, as of a work of art, in bronze or plaster, etc.; a casting.
(n.) Form; appearence; mien; air; style; as, a peculiar cast of countenance.
(n.) A tendency to any color; a tinge; a shade.
(n.) A chance, opportunity, privilege, or advantage; specifically, an opportunity of riding; a lift.
(n.) The assignment of parts in a play to the actors.
(n.) A flight or a couple or set of hawks let go at one time from the hand.
(n.) A stoke, touch, or trick.
(n.) A motion or turn, as of the eye; direction; look; glance; squint.
(n.) A tube or funnel for conveying metal into a mold.
(n.) Four; that is, as many as are thrown into a vessel at once in counting herrings, etc; a warp.
(n.) Contrivance; plot, design.
(interj.) Go away; begone; away; -- chiefly used in driving off a cat.
(n.) Alt. of Scatt
(n.) A shower of rain.