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act as

Definitions of act as
  1. verb
    function as or act like
    “This heap of stones will act as a barrier”
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    type of:
    function, serve
    serve a purpose, role, or function
  2. verb
    pretend to have certain qualities or state of mind
    synonyms: act, play
    act, behave, do
    behave in a certain manner; show a certain behavior; conduct or comport oneself
    act, play, represent
    play a role or part
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    type of:
    act, behave, do
    behave in a certain manner; show a certain behavior; conduct or comport oneself
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