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Act
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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Act as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

29 November 2021
Last seen in: Irish Independent - Simple

We found 4 answers for the crossword clue 'Act', the most recent of which was seen in the Irish Independent - Simple.

This clue looks to be a standard clue as in it's a NON-CRYPTIC crossword based on the publications in which we have recently seen it.

We have given Act a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Act as an answer itself some 552 times.

Act is a single word clue made up of 3 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'Irish Independent - Simple' on Saturday, 27 November 2021 with the answer being DEED, we also found DEED to be the most popular answer for this clue.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

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  • Something that people do or cause to happen
  • A legal document codifying the result of deliberations of a committee or society or legislative body
  • A manifestation of insincerity; "he put on quite an act for her benefit"
  • A short theatrical performance that is part of a longer program; "he did his act three times every evening"; "she had a catchy little routine"; "it was one of the best numbers he ever did"
  • A subdivision of a play or opera or ballet
  • Behave in a certain manner; show a certain behavior; conduct or comport oneself; "You should act like an adult"; "Don't behave like a fool"; "What makes her do this way?"; "The dog acts ferocious, but he is really afraid of people"
  • Perform on a stage or theater; "She acts in this play"; "He acted in `Julius Caesar'"; "I played in `A Christmas Carol'"
  • Perform an action, or work out or perform (an action); "think before you act"; "We must move quickly"; "The governor should act on the new energy bill"; "The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel"
  • Play a role or part; "Gielgud played Hamlet"; "She wants to act Lady Macbeth, but she is too young for the role"; "She played the servant to her husband's master"
  • Pretend to have certain qualities or state of mind; "He acted the idiot"; "She plays deaf when the news are bad"
  • Discharge one's duties; "She acts as the chair"; "In what capacity are you acting?"
  • Be engaged in an activity, often for no particular purpose other than pleasure
  • Have an effect or outcome; often the one desired or expected; "The voting process doesn't work as well as people thought"; "How does your idea work in practice?"; "This method doesn't work"; "The breaks of my new car act quickly"; "The medicine works only if you take it with a lot of water"
  • Behave unnaturally or affectedly; "She's just acting"
  • Be suitable for theatrical performance; "This scene acts well"

Anagrams

We found 1 anagrams for the word 'Act'.

  • Cat Any of several large cats typically able to roar and living in the wild

Crossword Answers

4 Letters

DEED
Something that people do or cause to happen

6 Letters

BEHAVE
Behave in a certain manner; show a certain behavior; conduct or comport oneself; "You should act like an adult"; "Don't behave like a fool"; "What makes her do this way?"; "The dog acts ferocious, but he is really afraid of people"

7 Letters

PERFORM
Get (something) done; "I did my job"

STATUTE
An act passed by a legislative body

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