act out


Synonyms and Antonyms of act out

  1. to behave badly because his parents spent so much time with his chronically ill sister, the boy resorted to acting out in order to get attention Synonyms misbehave, act up, carry onRelated Words misconduct; disobey, rebel; clown (around), cut up, fool around, horse around, kid (around); show off; roughhouseNear Antonyms obey; acquit, act, bear, comport, conduct, demean, deport, quit; comply, conform; check, collect, compose, constrain, contain, control, curb, handle, inhibit, move, quiet, repress, restrain

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contemplative of or relative to the past

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