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  • No herd acts in an onanist cadre, hon.
  • Red lost case, Ma. Jesse James acts older.
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The word acts is considered to be an easy one, according to the Dale-Chall word list, which includes 3000 words that all fourth-grade American students should know and understand.

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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

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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 previewConcise Encyclopedia of Semantics (2010)

by Keith Allan

See also: Assertion; Face; Grammatical Meaning; Intention and Semantics; Interrogatives; Mood and Modality; Performative Clauses; Phrastic, Neustic, Tropic: Hare's Trichotomy; Politeness; Speech Act Verbs; Speech Acts; Speech Acts and AI ...

Google previewZondervan Illustrated Bible Dictionary (2011)

by James Dixon Douglas, Merrill Chapin Tenney

From this point Luke accompanied Paul to Jerusalem ( Acts 20:6—21:18). Nor do we know how Luke spent the two years during which Paul ...

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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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