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Verb: act on
  1. Carry further or advance
    "Can you act on this matter soon?";
    - pursue, follow up on
     
  2. Regulate one's behaviour in accordance with certain information, ideas, or advice
    "The Founding Fathers acted on certain moral principles"

Derived forms: acted on, acts on, acting on

See also: act

Type of: act, move, oppose, react