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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
adjective Act"ing
  1. Operating in any way.
  2. Doing duty for another; officiating; as, an acting superintendent.
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. The performance of a part or role in a drama
  2. Serving temporarily especially as a substitute ("the acting president")
  1. An intended action or deed.
  2. Pretending.
  3. (drama) The occupation of an actor.
  4. (law) The deeds or actions of parties are called actings to avoid confusion with the legal senses of deeds and actions.

Fun Facts about the name Acting

  • How unique is the name Acting? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Acting was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Acting: Your name in reverse order is Gnitca. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ngatci. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Acting born Aug 5, 1998

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Borneo approximately on 750. Your profession was handicraftsman and mechanic.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - to develop kind attitude to people, to acquire gift of understanding and compassion.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.