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"
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?"
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"
perform on a stage or theater; "She acts in this play"; "He acted in `Julius Caesar'"; "I played in `A Christmas Carol'"
behave unnaturally or affectedly; "She's just acting"
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 qui
situated at or toward the bow of a vessel
near or toward the bow of a ship or cockpit of a plane; "the captain went fore (or forward) to check the instruments"
front part of a vessel or aircraft; "he pointed the bow of the boat toward the finish line"
The front side; the front; esp., a stretch of country fronting the sea.
search or inquire in a meddlesome way; "This guy is always nosing around the office"
the front or forward projection of a tool or weapon; "he ducked under the nose of the gun"
The rounded edge of a step or moulding
a projecting spout from which a fluid is discharged
the organ of smell and entrance to the respiratory tract; the prominent part of the face of man or other mammals; "he has a cold in the nose"
a natural skill; "he has a nose for good deals"
the sense of smell (especially in animals); "the hound has a good nose"
a symbol of inquisitiveness; "keep your nose out of it"
a small distance; "my horse lost the race by a nose"
defeat by a narrow margin
push or move with the nose
advance the forward part of with caution; "She nosed the car into the left lane"
catch the scent of; get wind of; "The dog nosed out the drugs"
a front that rese
a truck with an enclosed cargo space
a camper equipped with living quarters
(Great Britain) a closed railroad car that carries baggage or freight
the leading units moving at the head of an army
any creative group active in the innovation and application of new concepts and techniques in a given field (especially in the arts)