Acting (not comparable)
- Temporarily assuming the duties or authority of another person when they are unable to do their job.
- Present participle of act.
NounActing (plural Actings)
- An intended action or deed.
- (drama) The occupation of an actor.
- (law) The deeds or actions of parties are called actings to avoid confusion with the legal senses of deeds and actions.
Adjectives for Acting
immobile; technical; robust; allegorical; iridescent; extravagant; resolute; credit; able; unnatural; effective; apt; adequate; inspired; imitative; wooden; facile; listless; pantomimic; sluggish; unconvincing.
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