Definition Of acting


temporarily doing the duties of another person.

acting director

the art or occupation of performing in plays, movies, or television productions.

she studied acting in New York

Example Of acting

  • A police spokesman said he resigned on February 8 and that his number two, David Shefneux, head of finance, became acting finance director the next day.

  • A temporary manager may be brought in to run the City of York Council's education department after the departure of acting director Chris Edwards.

  • And all those leaders including the acting director for FEMA who was there also, met with the president.

  • But Flanagan already has a new team lined up, with George Watt, Hughes's second in command, installed as acting finance director.

  • But she already had a letter showing she had passed her probationary period, signed by her acting duty station manger.

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