Translation of "act" - English-Russian dictionary

act

verb uk us /ækt/
BEHAVE [ I ]

B1 to behave in a particular way

вести себя
to act responsibly
Jeff's been acting strangely recently.
Stop acting like a child!
DO SOMETHING [ I ]

B2 to do something, especially in order to solve a problem

действовать
We have to act now to stop the spread of this disease.
PERFORM [ I, T ]

B1 to perform in a play or film

играть (роль)
He's acted in a number of successful Hollywood films.

(Translation of “act verb” from the Cambridge English–Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)