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See definition of act for on Dictionary.com
  • as inrepresent
  • as insubstitute
  • as inpinch-hit

synonyms for act for

  • mean
  • perform
  • produce
  • serve
  • serve as
  • show
  • speak for
  • be
  • betoken
  • body
  • copy
  • embody
  • enact
  • epitomize
  • equal
  • equate
  • exemplify
  • exhibit
  • express
  • factor
  • imitate
  • impersonate
  • personify
  • reproduce
  • stage
  • substitute
  • typify
  • act as
  • act as broker
  • act in place of
  • appear as
  • assume the role of
  • be agent for
  • be attorney for
  • be proxy for
  • buy for
  • correspond to
  • do business for
  • emblematize
  • hold office
  • play the part
  • put on
  • sell for
  • stand for
  • steward
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antonyms for act for

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  • refuse
  • differ
  • imbalance
  • oppose
  • reverse
  • stop
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    How to use act for in a sentence

    He caught himself in the act of listening to you too credulously—and that seemed to him unmanly and dishonorable.
    CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
    He was aware that his act by this time, had helped nobody, had made no one happy or satisfied—not even himself.
    THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
    He had, however, recovered sufficiently to enable him to act with promptitude and discretion.
    THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
    This seems to be contrary to the spirit and intent of the act, which is primarily to centralize reserves in Federal Reserve Banks.
    READINGS IN MONEY AND BANKINGCHESTER ARTHUR PHILLIPS
    The Act permits member banks to accept an amount of bills not exceeding 50 per cent.
    READINGS IN MONEY AND BANKINGCHESTER ARTHUR PHILLIPS
    He had seen the act committed, he felt sure but had made no effort whatever to stop the thief.
    THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
    And if an earthly father would act thus wisely and thus kindly, "how much more your Father which is in Heaven?"
    GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
    It was never the intention of the Federal Reserve Act that member banks should continue the maintenance of these reserve accounts.
    READINGS IN MONEY AND BANKINGCHESTER ARTHUR PHILLIPS
    On the contrary, the full meaning of the act is manifestly opposed to such an idea.
    READINGS IN MONEY AND BANKINGCHESTER ARTHUR PHILLIPS
    He went on, ruminating on the vain shadow, into which his over-heated ambition to act and to be distinguished, had involved him.
    THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
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    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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