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act one's age

Definition of act one's age

  1. :  to act in a way that is appropriate for a person of one's age <You should learn to act your age.>



Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  the doing of a thing :  deed

    :  something done voluntarily

    :  a state of real existence rather than possibility

  1. :  actuate, animate

    :  to represent or perform by action especially on the stage

    :  feign, simulate

  1. : active

    : actor

    : actual

  1. :  the time of life at which some particular qualification, power, or capacity arises or rests

    :  majority

    :  one of the stages of life

  1. :  to become old :  show the effects or the characteristics of increasing age

    :  to acquire a desirable quality (as mellowness or ripeness) by standing undisturbed for some time

    :  to cause to become old


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