act on

Primary Meanings of act on

1.
v
carry further or advance
2.
v
regulate one's behavior in accordance with certain information, ideas, or advice
Full Definitions of act on
1

v carry further or advance

“Can you act on this matter soon?”
Synonyms:
follow up on, pursue
Types:
check out, run down
trace
Type of:
oppose, react
act against or in opposition to
2

v regulate one's behavior in accordance with certain information, ideas, or advice

“The Founding Fathers acted on certain moral principles”
Type of:
act, move
perform an action, or work out or perform (an action)

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