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IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet) of act upon

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 upon:
/ækt əpɑn/

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 upon

adjective
comparitive: more upon
superlative: most upon
Adjective
1
being up to particular standard or level especially in being up to date in knowledge
Synonymsabreast of, au courant, au fait,
Similarinformed,
Preposition
1
in contact with, on top of
Synonymson,

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