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Verb: act as
  1. Function as or act like
    "This heap of stones will act as a barrier"
  2. Pretend to have certain qualities or state of mind
    "He acted as the idiot";
    - act, play

Derived forms: acts as, acting as, acted as

Type of: act, behave, do, function, serve