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Definition 1: act out; represent or perform as if in a play - [verb of creation]

Samples where act out or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • She reenacted what had happened earlier that day

Synonyms for act out in the sense of this definition

(act out is a kind of ...) 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"

Definition 2: represent an incident, state, or emotion by action, especially on stage - [verb of creation]

Samples where act out or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • She could act neurotic anxiety

(act out is a kind of ...) 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"

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