acts acts  /ˈækts/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a New Testament book describing the development of the early church from Christ's Ascension to Paul's sojourn at Rome

Usage(s):

  1. The sex acts themselves seemed more extreme than we remembered.
  2. Suppose two men committed separate acts of extremist murder in the United States within a month.

News

  1. Outside Lands Adds Acts

    San Francisco’s Outside Lands Music Festival has added a few acts. All four artist additions fall on the electronic music side of the spectrum: Cherub, GRiZ, Baauer and Rhye.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Jambands.com

  2. Schaumburg announces Septemberfest music acts

    Schaumburg has announced several of the main stage musical acts for this year's 43rd annual Septemberfest over Labor Day weekend. Lee Rocker of The Stray Cats will perform from 8:30 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 31; Steve Augeri, onetime lead singer of Journey, will perform from 8:30 to 10 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 1; and Septemberfest regulars 7th heaven will perform from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Monday, Sept. 2.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Daily Herald

  3. Acts of Kindness: Katia Cheetany

    A Henderson teacher is bringing the importance of healthy food choices into her students' lives with a unique garden club. 8 News NOW is rewarding her efforts in this week's Acts of Kindness.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: KLAS Las Vegas

Quotes

  1. "These are separate individuals that are responsible for criminal acts," Stoltenberg said. "It is always bad to judge a whole group of people from what individuals are doing and that is independently of what group these people belong to."
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Jens Stoltenberg Source: Salon

  2. "Now things are different. North Korea will pay a price corresponding to its provocative acts," said President Lee.
    on May 24, 2010 By: Lee Myung-bak Source: Telegraph.co.uk

  3. McCain replied: "I don't think I did anything that any other American wouldn't do and the great honor and privilege of my life was to serve in the company of heroes and to observe a thousand acts of courage and compassion and love."
    on Jun 11, 2008 By: John McCain Source: International Herald Tribune

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