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  • No herd acts in an onanist cadre, hon.
  • Red lost case, Ma. Jesse James acts older.
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Definition of the noun acts

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  1. a New Testament book describing the development of the early church from Christ's Ascension to Paul's sojourn at Rome
    • examples: Gravity acts on everything in the universe. | Hamlet acts as if he were insane. | A teenager sometimes acts like a baby. | Tobacco acts on the brain. | The drug acts like magic. | That magazine article exposed his devilish acts to the full light of day. | John acts like Helen's guardian. | This drug acts against headache. | What these acts said was that it was illegal to pay someone in anything other than coin of the realm. | This play has three acts.
    • lexical domain: Communicative Processes - nouns denoting communicative processes and contents
    • synonym of Acts: Acts of the Apostles
    • instance of: book = a major division of a long written composition
    • part of: New Testament = the collection of books of the Gospels, Acts of the Apostles, the Pauline and other epistles, and Revelation; composed soon after Christ's death


  1. "Acts" is the debut studio album by the American rock band RNDM.
  2. "Acts" is a musical album of Achim Wollscheid.
    • released in (16 years ago)


  1. "Acts" is a book by John Stott.
    • also known as "Acts (Bible Studies)"
  2. "Acts" is a book by James Boice.
    • subjects: The Bible, New Testament, Philosophy, Religion
  3. "Acts" is a book by William Henry Willimon.
    • subjects: The Bible, Philosophy, New Testament
  4. "Acts" is a book by Martin M. Culy.
    • also known as "Acts: a handbook on the Greek text"


Acts a.k.a. Actin, alpha 1, skeletal muscle is a protein.

Phrases with Acts

  1. acts of the apostles
  2. creating by mental acts

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Acts

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Google previewFoundations of Software Technology and Theoretical Computer Science (1985)

Fifth Conference, New Delhi, India, December 16-18, 1985. Proceedings by S.N. Maheshwari

Acts is an actor-based programming language which has been implemented on the Apiary architecture. The Apiary is...

Google previewQuantum Interaction (2011)

5th International Symposium, QI 2011, Aberdeen, UK, June 26-29, 2011, Revised Selected Papers by Dawei Song, Massimo Melucci, Ingo Frommholz, Peng Zhang, Lei Wang, Sachi Arafat

Analogously, the concept Acts is an abstraction of possible concrete exemplars of Acts, and also connected to these...

Google previewThe Making of Modern Immigration: An Encyclopedia of People and Ideas [2 volumes] (2012)

An Encyclopedia of People and Ideas by Patrick J. Hayes

Rochelle Raineri Zuck The Alien and Sedition Acts, passed by the Fifth U.S. Congress in Philadelphia in 1798, were a set of statutes that sought to extend the naturalization period; to give the president increased power over “alien friends” and ...

Google previewCultures, Ideologies, and the Dictionary (1995)

Studies in Honor of Ladislav Zgusta by Braj B. Kachru, Henry Kahane

Introduction* In recent years there has been considerable discussion on speech acts in theoretical linguistics, psychology, artificial intelligence, sociology, ethnography of communication, and other disciplines interested in linguistic pragmatics.

Google previewBouvier's Law Dictionary and Concise Encyclopedia (1914)

by John Bouvier, Francis Rawle

Numerous other regulations are established for the arrangement of business and course of procedure under the new Bystem for which reference must be had to the acts. We will merely note that nothing Is to affect the law relating to jury trials, ...

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Small photo of Florence, Italy - February 24, 2015: The Ponte Vecchio acts as a backdrop to the architecture of Florence, Italy on an overcast day in winter. A rower exercises in the foreground.Small photo of MOSCOW - Feb 17: Soldatova Alexandra acts at Rhythmic Gymnastics Grand Prix , in Moscow on February 17, 2018Small photo of MOSCOW - Feb 17: Fotieva Viktoria acts at Rhythmic Gymnastics Grand Prix , in Moscow on February 17, 2018Small photo of Fluted column sanctuary basilica.Remains from historic Philippi that would have been visited by the Apostle Paul, Silas, Lydia and early Christians from Acts 16.Small photo of Corinthian column looking across agora to Basillica B. Remains from historic Philippi that would have been visited by the Apostle Paul, Silas, Lydia and early Christians from Acts 16.Small photo of Circus, actsSmall photo of Circus, acts More...

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History, although sometimes made up of the few acts of the great, is more often shaped by the many acts of the small. (Mark Yost)
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Scrabble value of A1C3T1S1

The value of this 4-letter word is 6 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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