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IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet) of act up

The International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) is an alphabetic system of phonetic notation based primarily on the Latin alphabet. With phonetic transcriptions, dictionarie tell you about the pronunciation of words, because the spelling of an English word does not tell you how you should pronounce it. Below is the phonetic transcription of act up:
/ækt ʌp/

Derived Form of act

noun
plural: acts
verb
third person: acts
past: acted
past participle: acted
present participle: acting
Noun
1
a legal document codifying the result of deliberations of a committee or society or legislative body
Synonymsenactment,
Hyponymsdecree, legislative act, nullity,
Hypernymslegal document,
Type ofinstrument, legal document, legal instrument, official document,
Typesdecree, edict, fiat, legislative act, order, rescript, statute,
2
something that people do or cause to happen
Synonymsdeed, human action, human activity,
Hyponymsacquiring, action, activity, assumption, causing, communication, delivery, departure, derivation, discovery, disposal, distribution, egress, equalization, exhumation, forfeit, group action, hindrance, hire, implementation, inactivity, judgment, leaning, legitimation, mitzvah, motivation, nonaccomplishment, proclamation, production, propulsion, recovery, rejection, residency, running away, speech act, stay, stop, touch, waste, wear,
Hypernymsevent,
Typesabidance, action, activity, assessment, assumption, communicating, communication, distribution, forfeit, forfeiture, group action, hindrance, inactivity, interference, judgement, judgment, leaning, legitimation, motivating, motivation, nonaccomplishment, nonachievement, permissive waste, proclamation, production, promulgation, rejection, residence, residency, sacrifice, speech act, stay, stop, stoppage, waste, wear, wearing,
See alsoactuate,
3
a subdivision of a play or opera or ballet
Hypernymsdramatic composition,
Meronymsscene,
Holonymsballet, opera, play,
Partsscene,
Type ofdramatic composition, dramatic work,
Part ofballet, concert dance, drama, dramatic play, opera, play,
4
a short theatrical performance that is part of a longer program
  1. he did his act three times every evening
  2. she had a catchy little routine
  3. it was one of the best numbers he ever did
Synonymsroutine, number, turn, bit,
Hyponymsshow-stopper,
Hypernymsperformance,
Type ofperformance, public presentation,
Typesshowstopper, show-stopper, stopper,
5
a manifestation of insincerity
  1. he put on quite an act for her benefit
Hypernymsexpression,
Type ofexpression, manifestation, reflection, reflexion,
Verb
1
perform an action, or work out or perform (an action)
  1. think before you act
  2. We must move quickly
  3. The governor should act on the new energy bill
  4. The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel
Synonymsmove,
Antonymsrefrain,
Hyponymsact on, alternate, antagonize, anticipate, attack, begin, behave, coact, come close, come to the fore, condescend, continue, cope, court, create, dally, dare, deal, dispatch, do well, effect, egotrip, evade, exert, finish up, force, get around to, go, go ahead, go off half-cocked, guard, interact, interrupt, lord it over, make a point, make bold, maneuver, misbehave, participate, partner, perform, perpetrate, play, play it by ear, prosecute, race, rampage, react, reciprocate, repeat, reward, rush, satisfice, set about, sneak, stampede, surprise, take, take care, take time by the forelock, try, use, volunteer, wait, woo,
Typesacquit, act on, act superior, aggress, alternate, antagonise, antagonize, anticipate, approach, assay, attack, attempt, bear, begin, behave, carry, coact, come close, come forward, come out, come to the fore, commit, comport, condescend, conduct, contend, continue, cope, counter, counteract, court, create, dally, dare, deal, deign, deport, descend, dispatch, disturb, do well, effect, egotrip, end up, engage, essay, evade, exert, festinate, fetch up, finish, finish up, flirt, force, foresee, forestall, get around to, get by, go, go about, go ahead, go along, go off at half-cock, go off half-cocked, go on, grapple, guard, had best, hasten, hold back, hold off, hurry, interact, interrupt, keep, land up, look sharp, lord it over, lower oneself, make a point, make bold, make do, make out, make sure, manage, maneuver, manoeuver, manoeuvre, misbehave, misconduct, misdemean, move, offer, oppose, participate, partner, pay back, perform, perpetrate, persist in, play, play it by ear, plow ahead, presume, proceed, prosecute, pull, pursue, put on airs, queen it over, race, rampage, react, reciprocate, repay, repeat, respond, reward, romance, rush, satisfice, seek, set about, sneak, solicit, staisfise, stampede, start, step forward, step to the fore, step up, stoop, surprise, take, take care, take over, take part, take time by the forelock, take turns, toy, try, use, volunteer, wait, wind up, woo,
See alsoact on, act up, act upon, action,
2
behave in a certain manner; show a certain behavior; conduct or comport oneself
  1. You should act like an adult
  2. Don't behave like a fool
  3. What makes her do this way?
  4. The dog acts ferocious, but he is really afraid of people
Synonymsbehave, do,
Hyponymsact, act involuntarily, backslap, break down, bungle, dally, fall over backwards, follow, footle, freeze, frivol, hugger mugger, joke, make, make as if, menace, optimize, piffle, play, presume, quack, ramp, relax, romanticize, sauce, sentimentalise, stooge, swagger, swell, vulgarize, wanton,
Typesact, act as, act involuntarily, act reflexively, backslap, bend over backwards, bluster, break down, bungle, dally, dawdle, fall over backwards, follow, footle, freeze, frivol, hugger mugger, jest, joke, loosen up, lose it, make, make as if, menace, optimise, optimize, piffle, play, presume, puff up, quack, rage, ramp, relax, romanticize, sauce, sentimentalise, sentimentalize, sentimentise, sentimentize, snap, stooge, storm, swagger, swash, swell, toy, trifle, vulgarise, vulgarize, wanton,
See alsoact up,
3
play a role or part
  1. Gielgud played Hamlet
  2. She wants to act Lady Macbeth, but she is too young for the role
  3. She played the servant to her husband's master
Synonymsplay, represent,
Hyponymsact out, emote, enact, impersonate, make, parody, support,
Hypernymsre-create,
Type ofre-create,
Typesact out, emote, enact, impersonate, make, make believe, parody, portray, pretend, reenact, support,
See alsoacting, actor,
4
discharge one's duties
  1. She acts as the chair
  2. In what capacity are you acting?
Hyponymsbank, criticize,
Hypernymsserve,
Type ofserve,
Typesbank, criticise, criticize,
See alsoactor,
5
pretend to have certain qualities or state of mind
  1. He acted the idiot
  2. She plays deaf when the news are bad
Synonymsplay, act as,
Hypernymsact,
Type ofact, behave, do,
6
be suitable for theatrical performance
  1. This scene acts well
Hypernymsbe,
Type ofbe,
See alsoacting,
7
have an effect or outcome; often the one desired or expected
  1. The voting process doesn't work as well as people thought
  2. How does your idea work in practice?
  3. This method doesn't work
  4. The breaks of my new car act quickly
  5. The medicine works only if you take it with a lot of water
Synonymswork,
Hypernymssucceed,
Type ofbring home the bacon, come through, deliver the goods, succeed, win,
8
be engaged in an activity, often for no particular purpose other than pleasure
Hyponymsdrive around, play, walk around,
Typesdrive around, play, walk around,
See alsoaction,
9
behave unnaturally or affectedly
  1. She's just acting
Synonymsdissemble, pretend,
Hyponymssimulate,
Typesassume, feign, sham, simulate,
10
perform on a stage or theater
  1. She acts in this play
  2. He acted in `Julius Caesar'
  3. I played in `A Christmas Carol'
Synonymsplay, roleplay, playact,
Hyponymsmime, overact, stooge, underact,
Hypernymsperform,
Type ofperform,
Typesham, ham it up, mime, overact, overplay, pantomime, stooge, underact, underplay,
See alsoacting, actor,

Derived Form of up

verb
third person: ups
past: upped
past participle: upped
present participle: upping
adjective
comparitive: more up
superlative: most up
Verb
1
raise
  1. up the ante
Hypernymsincrease,
Type ofincrease,
Adjective
1
being or moving higher in position or greater in some value; being above a former position or level
  1. the anchor is up
  2. the sun is up
  3. he lay face up
  4. he is up by a pawn
  5. the market is up
  6. the corn is up
Antonymsdown,
Similarahead, ascending, aweigh, dormie, dormy, heavenward, high, in the lead, leading, risen, skyward, sprouted, upbound, upfield, upward,
2
getting higher or more vigorous
Synonymsimproving,
Similarrising,
3
extending or moving toward a higher place
Synonymsupward,
Similarascending,
4
(usually followed by 'on' or 'for') in readiness
Similarprepared,
5
open
Similarraised,
6
(used of computers) operating properly
Similarfunctioning,
7
used up
Similarfinished,
8
out of bed
Synonymsastir,
Similarawake,
Adjective satellite
1
out of bed
  1. are they astir yet?
  2. up by seven each morning
Synonymsastir,
2
getting higher or more vigorous
  1. its an up market
  2. an improving economy
Synonymsimproving,
3
extending or moving toward a higher place
  1. the up staircase
  2. a general upward movement of fish
Synonymsupward,
4
(usually followed by `on' or `for') in readiness
  1. he was up on his homework
  2. had to be up for the game
5
open
  1. the windows are up
6
(used of computers) operating properly
  1. how soon will the computers be up?
7
used up
  1. time is up
Adverb
1
spatially or metaphorically from a lower to a higher position
  1. look up!
  2. the music surged up
  3. the fragments flew upwards
  4. prices soared upwards
  5. upwardly mobile
Synonymsupwards, upward, upwardly,
Antonymsdown, downwards, downward, downwardly,
2
to a higher intensity
  1. he turned up the volume
Antonymsdown,
3
nearer to the speaker
  1. he walked up and grabbed my lapels
4
to a more central or a more northerly place
  1. was transferred up to headquarters
  2. up to Canada for a vacation
Antonymsdown,
5
to a later time
  1. they moved the meeting date up
  2. from childhood upward
Synonymsupwards, upward,

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  2. Nolte grew so tired of this that he'd act up just to spite her.
  3. it means you misbehave you cause trouble you create problems so you act up so a
  4. often act up they will misbehave they will start crying they will be very
  5. First his camera suddenly begins to act up while filming one particular alcove.
  6. Don't act up relying on Jeongwoo.
  7. We have time. I gotta eat something or my heartbrun will act up, ok?
  8. You're just like Marilyn Munroe: you act up and then as soon as the camera turns on you're perfect!
  9. We gonna taze your little ass, you act up.
  10. we call nutri-genomic agents. I mean, we know these act up on these genes better associated
  11. But in the case of Teegarden...despite it being a Red Dwarf star...it doesn't act up
  12. In the back with my niggas off the Xan we might act up.
  13. The way you act up in the Berkshires.
  14. hits Yachtys Playboi Carti assisted cut Get Dripped and the City Girls Act Up.
  15. All right up oh you phases of disco and what is the act is a dance act with something a little bit different
  16. ~ (Feat. / ) A boyfriend who got sulk because girlfriend teased him after the act cute~ (Feat. A brusque boyfriend/A boyfriend who is forced to act cute It's a follow-up)
  17. Oh crap, zeyre vaking up! Act natural, act natural!
  18. Hold up take a breath act yaself better Show up
  19. IN FAMILY FIRST ACT, IT IS 75% OF YOUR STALLRY UP RISALARY UP T
  20. We were very lucky in that we hooked up with Mott the Hoople and we were their warm-up act