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— English words —
  • act n. (Countable) Something done, a deed.
  • act n. (Obsolete, uncountable) Actuality.
  • act n. (Theology) Something done once and for all, as distinguished from a work.
  • act n. (Law, countable) A product of a legislative body, a statute.
  • act n. The process of doing something.
  • act n. (Countable) A formal or official record of something done.
  • act n. (Countable, drama) A division of a theatrical performance.
  • act n. (Countable) A performer or performers in a show.
  • act n. (Countable) Any organized activity.
  • act n. (Countable) A display of behaviour.
  • act n. A thesis maintained in public, in some English universities, by a candidate for a degree, or to show…
  • act n. (Countable) A display of behaviour meant to deceive.
  • act n. (Law) Ellipsis of act of parliament.
  • act v. (Intransitive) To do something.
  • act v. (Obsolete, transitive) To do (something); to perform.
  • act v. (Intransitive) To perform a theatrical role.
  • act v. (Intransitive) Of a play: to be acted out (well or badly).
  • act v. (Intransitive) To behave in a certain manner for an indefinite length of time.
  • act v. (Copulative) To convey an appearance of being.
  • act v. (Intransitive) To do something that causes a change binding on the doer.
  • act v. (Intransitive, construed with on or upon) To have an effect (on).
  • act v. (Transitive) To play (a role).
  • act v. (Transitive) To feign.
  • act v. (Mathematics, intransitive, construed with on or upon, of a group) To map via a homomorphism to a group…
  • act v. (Obsolete, transitive) To move to action; to actuate; to animate.
  • act v. (Obsolete, Scotland, transitive) To enact; to decree.
  • Act n. Ellipsis of Act of Parliament.
  • ACT prop.n. Initialism of Australian Capital Territory, a federal territory of Australia.
  • ACT prop.n. Initialism of w:American College Test.
  • ACT prop.n. Initialism of w:Association of Consumers and Taxpayers, a political party of New Zealand.
  • ACT n. An instance of a certain standardized college admissions test in the United States, originally called…
  • act. adj. Abbreviation of acting.
  • act. adj. (Grammar) Abbreviation of active.
  • act. adj. Abbreviation of actual.
  • act. n. Abbreviation of activities.
  • act. n. Abbreviation of actor.
  • act. n. Abbreviation of actuary.
  • Act. prop.n. Abbreviation of Acts.
  • A.C.T. n. Alternative form of ACT.
  • A.␣C.␣T. prop.n. Alternative spelling of ACT.
— International convention —
  • act sym. (International standards) ISO 639-3 language code for Achterhooks.
  • ACT sym. (International standards, aviation) IATA airport code for Waco Regional Airport, which serves Waco…
— Foreign words, define in English —
  • Middle english
    • act n. Alternative form of acte.
  • Old irish
    • act conj. Alternative spelling of acht (“but”).
  • Ossetian
  • Romanian
    • act n. Act, deed, action.
  • Scots
  • Welsh
— English words, defined in German —
  • act S. Tat, Werk.
  • act S. Recht: Gesetz.
  • act S. Theater: Akt, Aufführung.
  • act V. Handeln, agieren.
  • act V. Schauspielern.
— English words, defined in Dutch —
  • act n. Handeling.
  • act n. Daad.
  • act n. (Toneel) bedrijf.
  • act w. Handelen.
  • act w. Optreden.
  • act w. Acteren.
— English words, defined in Latin —
  • act n.subs. Factum.
  • act n.subs. Decretum.
  • act n.subs. Actus scaenicus.
  • act v. Agere.
— English words, defined in French —
  • act n. Action.
  • act n. (Droit) Acte.
  • act n. (Droit) Loi.
  • act n. (Théâtre) Acte.
  • act n. (Théâtre) Numéro.
  • act n. (Désuet) Réalité, fait.
  • act v. Agir.
  • act v. (Théâtre) Jouer un rôle.
— English words, defined in Spanish —
  • act s. Acto, acción.
  • act s. Función, actuación, teatro.
  • act s. Teatro. Acto (parte de una escena).
  • act s. Derecho. Ley, legislación, estatuto.
  • act v. Comportarse, actuar.
  • act v. Representar, fingir.
  • act v. Representar (a otra persona).
  • act v. Teatro. Actuar, representar.
— English words, defined in Portuguese —
  • act s. Ato.
  • act s. Fingimento.
  • act s. Lei.
  • act v. Agir.
  • act v. Representar, atuar, fazer um papel de ator ou atriz.
— English words, defined in Italian —
  • act s. (Teatro) atto.
  • act s. Azione.
  • act s. Statuto.
  • act s. Messinscena.
  • act s. Agire.
  • act s. Comportarsi.
  • act s. (Chimica) avere effetto.
— In Dutch —
  • act n. Op zichzelf staand onderdeel van een voorstelling voor publiek.
156 English words from 51 English definitions

Abbreviation act acted acted␣out acting action active activities activity act␣of␣parliament actor Acts actual Actuality actuary actuate admissions airport all Alternative American and animate Any appearance Association Australia Australian aviation badly behave behaviour being binding body but called candidate Capital causes certain change code college construed Consumers convey Copulative countable deceive decree deed degree display distinguished division doer doing done drama effect Eight Ellipsis enact English federal feign for for␣all form formal from Grammar group have homomorphism IATA indefinite Initialism in␣public instance International intransitive ISO language language␣code Law legislative legislative␣body length maintained manner map Mathematics meant meant␣to move New New␣Zealand Obsolete of␣a of␣a␣certain official once once␣and␣for␣all on␣the organized originally out parliament party perform performance performer performers play political political␣party process product public record Regional role Scotland serves show some something spelling standardized standards States statute Taxpayers territory test that the theatrical Theology thesis time transitive uncountable United United␣States universities upon via Waco well which with work Zealand

18 English words from 44 foreign definitions

Action Actus Daad Derecho Droit een Factum fait Lei Ley Loi parte persona rôle Tat Theater van Werk

2 foreign words from 51 English definitions

acht acte

55 foreign words from 44 foreign definitions

acción Acte Acteren Acto actuación actuar agieren Agir Akt Ato ator atriz atto atuar Aufführung avere Azione bedrijf Chimica Comportarse Désuet effetto escena estatuto fazer Fingimento fingir Función Gesetz Handelen Handeling Handeln Jouer Jouer␣un␣rôle legislación Messinscena Numéro onderdeel Optreden otra papel publiek Réalité Recht representar Schauspielern staand Statuto teatro Théâtre Toneel una voor voorstelling zichzelf

744 suffixes (New words found by adding one or more letters at the end of the word.)

ACTA ACTH acti acts Acts ACTs ACTU acted acter actin actin' actin- actol acton Acton act␣on actor act␣up actus actant acteme Acteon acters actest acteth actify acting actino- actins action Actium active actons Actons actors actory actour act␣out actrix acts␣on acts␣up actual acture actable Actaeon actants actarit acted␣on actedst acted␣up +694 words

7624 times in the middle (New words found by adding letters in front and at the end of the word.)

AACTE AACTP BACTA cacti facta facto facts facty lacto- MACTE pacts Sacto tacts X-Acto -bactam bacter- bracts cactus Cactus coacts dactyl -dactyl dactyl- enacts epacts exacta exacts factic factis fact␣is factly factor Factor factum fracti fracts lactam lactic lactim lactin lactol lactyl Mactel mactra Nacton pacted reacts reäcts stacte tacted +7574 words

370 prefixes (New words found by adding one or more letters in front of the word.)

AACT bact. fact FACT lact- pact RACT tact bract coact enact epact exact fract grac't plac't react reäct tract caract didact hexact impact infact in␣fact intact in␣tact misact monact nonact olfact outact peract preact proact redact sex␣act subact triact unfact untact abreact anteact attract biofact charact coenact compact contact detract +320 words

One word-in-word RTL (Word found written from right to left, inside the word. Minimum size 3 letters.)


8 anagrams (New words found by changing the order of the letters.)


104 anagrams found with an extra letter (New words formed with all the letters from the word and an extra letter.)

AACT acct acct. acet- acft ACTA ACTH acti acts Acts ACTs ACTU α-cut ATCK ATCs -atic ATOC ATSC bact. Cait cant Cant can't Cant. ca'n't capt Capt Capt. cart Cart CART cast Cast -cast cata- cate Cate cath Cath cath. CATI Cato CATO cats Cats CATs Catt CATV Caty Catz +54 words

39 anagrams found minus a letter (New words formed with all the letters from the word minus a letter.)

ac Ac AC ℀ -ac a-c a/c ac- ac. A/C a.c. A.C. at AT 'at at- A-T A/T ca CA c@ &ca ca. &ca. C.A. ct Ct CT ct. Ct. c**t ta Ta TA T&A T/A T.A. TC T&C

116 cousins (New words found by changing only one letter.)

AAT abt ABT abt. ACA acc ACC acc. ACD ace Ace ACE ACF ACG ach ACH ACI ack ACK ACL ACM ACP acq. ACR acr- acs ACs ACS a/cs A/Cs ACU acu- ACV ACW -acy ADT aet AET aet. æt. a.e.t. aft AFT aft- aht ait AIT alt Alt ALT alt- alt. Alt. amt AMT amt. ant Ant ANT -ant an't ant- ant. Ant. a'n't AOT apt Apt APT ap't apt. art Art ART 'art art. ast Ast AST -ast as't att at&t AT&T AUT aut- AWT Axt AYT AZT BCT CCT DCT ECT ect. fCT FCT hct Hct HCT (+16 words)

24 lipograms (New words found when removing only one letter.)

ac Ac AC ℀ -ac a-c a/c ac- ac. A/C a.c. A.C. at AT 'at at- A-T A/T ct Ct CT ct. Ct. c**t

6 epenthesis (New words found when adding only one letter.)

AACT acct acct. acet- acft α-cut

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