ETYM Latin actus, from agere to drive, do: cf. French acte. Related to Agent.
1. Something that people do or cause to happen; SYN. human action, human activity.
2. A manifestation of insincerity.
3. A short theatrical performance that is part of a longer program; SYN. routine, number, turn, bit.
4. A subdivision of a play or opera or ballet.
5. A legal document codifying the result of deliberations of a committee or society or legislative body; SYN. enactment.
In drama, the principal division of a play, usually marking a change of location, time, or mood. Acts are subdivided into scenes. All Shakespeare's plays are printed in five acts. The majority of modern plays are divided into three acts.
ETYM Old Fren. action, Latin actio, from agere to do. Related to Act.
1. Something done (usually as opposed to something said).
2. An act by a government body or supranational organization.
3. The operating part that transmits power to a mechanism.
4. The series of events that form a plot.
5. The state of being active; SYN. activity, activeness.
6. The trait of being active and energetic and forceful.
7. The most important or interesting work or activity in a specific area or field
1. The act of binding oneself (intellectually or emotionally) to a course of action; SYN. allegiance, loyalty, dedication.
2. An engagement by contract involving financial obligation.
3. A message that makes a pledge; SYN. dedication.
4. The official act of consigning a person to a prison (or mental hospital); SYN. committal, consignment.
ETYM AS. daed.
1. A legal document signed and sealed and delivered to effect a transfer of property and to show the legal right to possess it; SYN. deed of conveyance, title.
2. A notable achievement; SYN. feat, effort, exploit.
ETYM French degré, Old Fren. degret, from Late Lat. degradare. Related to Degrade.
1. A measure for arcs and angles; SYN. arcdegree.
2. A position on a scale of intensity or amount or quality; SYN. grade, level.
3. A specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process; SYN. level, stage, point.
4. A unit of temperature on a specified scale.
5. The highest power of a term or variable.
6. The seriousness of something (e.g., a burn or crime).
An incremental value in the temperature scale, i.e., there are 100[s] between the ice point and the boiling point of water in the Celsius scale and 180[s]F between the same two points in the Fahrenheit scale.
ETYM French grade, Latin gradus step, pace, grade, from gradi to step, go. Related to Congress, Degree, Gradus.
1. A relative position or degree of value in a graded group; SYN. level, tier.
2. The gradient of a slope or road or other surface.
3. The height of the ground on which something stands; SYN. ground level.
performance / pərfɔːrməns /
Množina reči performance je performances.
Sinonimi: public presentation · execution · doing · carrying out · carrying into action
1. A dramatic or musical entertainment; or; SYN. public presentation.
2. Any recognized accomplishment
3. The act of doing something successfully; using knowledge as distinguished from merely possessing it; SYN. execution, doing, carrying out, carrying into action.
4. The act of presenting a play or a piece of music or other entertainment
ETYM as. staepe. Related to Step.
1. A place to rest the foot while ascending or descending a stairway; SYN. stair.
2. A short distance.
3. The act of changing location by raising the foot and setting it down.