1. Adjective.  Temporarily assuming the duties or authority of another person when they are unable to do their job.
  2. Verb.  (present participle of, act) .
  3. Noun.  An intended action or deed.
  4. Noun.  Pretending.
  5. Noun.  (drama) The occupation of an actor.
  6. Noun.  (legal) The deeds or actions of parties are called actings to avoid confusion with the legal senses of deeds and actions.

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