Act and Proceeding


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Act noun – Something done by someone.
Usage example: it's acts such as this—lying about having to work late—that make me feel like I can't trust you

Proceeding is a synonym for act. In some cases you can use "Proceeding" instead a noun "Act".
Nearby Words: acting, acted
Synonyms for Act


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Proceeding noun – A court case for enforcing a right or claim.
Act is a synonym for proceeding in undertaking topic. You can use "Act" instead the word "Proceeding" as a noun or a verb, if it concerns topics such as action, deed, course of action.
Nearby Words: proceed, proceeded
Synonyms for Proceeding

How words are described

popular popular act popular proceeding
small small act small proceeding
entire entire act entire proceeding
criminal criminal act criminal proceeding

Both words in one sentence

  • If you see someone during a stage show having been hypnotized and then proceeding to act the fool in front of hundreds of people, they had to be willing to do so to begin with.
    Source: Hypno Fool
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