Acting Definition

ăktĭng
adjective
Adapted for performance on a stage.
An acting version of a play.
Webster's New World
Temporarily taking over the duties (of a specified position)
The acting chairman.
Webster's New World
That acts; functioning.
Webster's New World
The definition of acting is someone who is filling in temporarily for another or who takes on a job for a short period of time.
An interim chairman is an example of an acting chairman.
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Antonyms:
permanent
noun
The act, art, or occupation of performing in plays, movies, etc.
Webster's New World
The occupation of an actor.
American Heritage
Performance as an actor.
American Heritage
Acting is defined as the action of pretending to be someone or something else.
A child who is on all fours and neighing like a horse is an example of acting.
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An intended action or deed.

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Other Word Forms of Acting

Noun

Singular:
acting
Plural:
actings
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