Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb act_out

2 senses of act out

Sense 1
act out -- (represent an incident, state, or emotion by action, especially on stage; "She could act neurotic anxiety")
       => act, play, represent -- (play a role or part; "Gielgud played Hamlet"; "She wants to act Lady Macbeth, but she is too young for the role"; "She played the servant to her husband's master")

Sense 2
enact, reenact, act out -- (act out; represent or perform as if in a play; "She reenacted what had happened earlier that day")
       => act, play, represent -- (play a role or part; "Gielgud played Hamlet"; "She wants to act Lady Macbeth, but she is too young for the role"; "She played the servant to her husband's master")

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