What Does Act Mean?

Answer

The word act can mean to do something, a deed or to perform. It is also the acronym of the American college test. In law, act means a bill which passed through all the legislative steps needed and has become law.
3 Additional Answers
Ask.com Answer for: what does act mean
act
[akt]
NOUN
1.
anything done, being done, or to be done; deed; performance: a heroic act.
2.
the process of doing: caught in the act.
3.
a formal decision, law, or the like, by a legislature, ruler, court, or other authority; decree or edict; statute; judgment, resolve, or award: an act of Congress.
4.
an instrument or document stating something done or transacted.
5.
one of the main divisions of a play or opera: the second act of Hamlet.
More Definitions
Fewer Definitions
Source: Dictionary.com
The word act refers to a specific type of law. These are laws that are passed in a somewhat different fashion in other laws. An example of such a law is the tax act.
Act could stand for Aristotle's philosophical notion, or a recoding of a legal contract. Act could also mean a part of a play or a law passed in parliament.
Explore this Topic
To act ethically means choosing to do the things that you know are right or good and avoiding those behaviors that are wrong or bad. A person who acts ethically ...
According to New Geography, "think globally, act locally" is a slogan encouraging people to think about the global ramifications of their actions while ...
Think before you act is a saying that cautions people to think before they do something, so that they do not make regrettable decisions. It is important for people ...
About -  Privacy -  Careers -  Ask Blog -  Mobile -  Help -  Feedback  -  Sitemap  © 2014 Ask.com