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
be suitable for theatrical performance; "This scene acts well"
a short theatrical performance that is part of a longer program;
a subdivision of a play or opera or ballet
a manifestation of insincerity; "he put on quite an act for her benefit"
Formal decisions, laws, or the like, by a legislature, ruler, court, or other authority; decrees or edicts; statutes; judgments, resolves, or awards: an act of G