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 quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel"
be engaged in an activity, often for no particular purpose other than pleasure
something that people do or cause to happen
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"
a legal document codifying the result of deliberations of a committee or society or legislative body
physical appearance; "I don't like the looks of this place"
the feelings expressed on a person's face; "a sad expression"; "a look of triumph"; "an angry face"
the general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people; "the feel of the city excited him"; "a clergyman improved the tone of the meeting"; "it had the smell of treason"
have a certain outward or facial expression; "How does she look?"; "The child looks unhappy"; "She looked pale after the surgery"
have faith or confidence in; "you can count on me to help you any time"; "Look to your friends for support"; "You can bet on that!"; "Depend on your family in times of crisis"
look forward to the probable occurrence of; "We were expecting a visit from our relatives"; "She is looking to a promotion"; "he is waiting to be drafted"
convey by one's expression; "She looked her devotion to me"
perceive with attention; direct one's gaze towards
give a certain impression or have a certain outward aspect;
seem to be true, probable, or apparent;
appear to one's own mind or opinion; "I seem to be misunderstood by everyone"; "I can't seem to learn these Chinese characters"
appear to exist; "There seems no reason to go ahead with the project now"
the lap consisting of a turned-back hem encircling the end of the sleeve or leg