act as - definitions and synonyms

act as verb

  1. English Meaning: 

    : function as or act like

    Example Sentenses:

    • This heap of stones will act as a barrier

  2. English Meaning: 

    : pretend to have certain qualities or state of mind

    Example Sentenses:

    • He acted the idiot

    • She plays deaf when the news are bad

    Synonyms:

    act / play