(noun, adjective, verb)


1. serving temporarily especially as a substitute

- the acting president

Similar word(s): impermanent, temporary

Sentences with acting as an adjective:

- The Acting Minister must sign Executive Council documents in a Minister's absence.

- Acting President of the United States is a temporary office in the government of the United States.


1. the performance of a part or role in a drama

Similar word(s): performing, playacting, playing

Definition categories: act, activity


1. present participle of act