Definition of Acting:

  1. Temporarily assuming an office in the absence of the actual (substantive) office holder.

  2. Serving in a position where ones appointment has not been duly confirmed.

  3. Temporarily doing the duties of another person.

  4. Discharging certain duties in place of a yet to be appointed officer.

  5. The art or occupation of performing in plays, movies, or television productions.

Synonyms of Acting

Act, Action, Active, Activism, Activity, Ad interim, Affectation, Aping, Appearance, At work, Attitudinizing, Behavior, Behavioral, Bluff, Bluffing, Buffoonery, Business, Characterization, Cheating, Color, Coloring, Deception, Delusion, Deputative, Deputy, Disguise, Dissemblance, Dissembling, Dissimulation, Doing, Dumb show, Embodiment, Employment, Enacting, Enactment, Exercise, Facade, Face, Fakery, Faking, False air, False front, False show, Falsity, Feigning, Feint, Four-flushing, Fraud, Front, Function, Functional, Functioning, Gag, Gilt, Gloss, Going, Going on, Ham, Hammy acting, Hoke, Hokum, Humbug, Humbuggery, Imitation, Impersonation, Imposture, In exercise, In force, In hand, In operation, In play, In practice, In process, In the works, Inaction, Incarnation, Interim, Masquerade, Meretriciousness, Mimesis, Mimicking, Mimicry, Miming, Movements, Mummery, Occupation, On foot, On the fire, Ongoing, Operating, Operation, Operational, Operations, Ostentation, Outward show, Overacting, Pantomime, Pantomiming, Patter, Performance, Performing, Personation, Personification, Play, Playacting, Playing, Portrayal, Pose, Posing, Posture, Practice, Practicing, Praxis, Pretense, Pretension, Pretext, Pro tem, Pro tempore, Projection, Representation, Representative, Running, Seeming, Semblance, Serving, Sham, Show, Simulacrum, Simulation, Slapstick, Speciousness, Stage business, Stage directions, Stage presence, Stunt, Supply, Swing, Taking a role, Varnish, Window dressing, Work, Working, Workings, Drama, The theatre, The stage, The performing arts, Dramatic art, Dramatics, Dramaturgy, Stagecraft, Theatricals, Theatrics, The thespian art, Show business, Substitute, Deputy, Reserve, Fill-in, Stand-in, Caretaker

How to use Acting in a sentence?

  1. Acting director.
  2. She studied acting in New York.

Meaning of Acting & Acting Definition