act for meaning

  "act for" in a sentence
  • act for sb if someone, especially a lawyer, acts for you, you employ them to deal with something for you or speak for you in a court of law:
    Lawyers acting for ex-smokers are suing the big tobacco companies for billions of dollars.
    The buyer of the painting said he was acting for an American client, who wished to remain anonymous.
    SIMILAR TO: represent
  • act:    Noun: act &nb ...
  • act as:    Verb: act asFuncti ...
  • act on:    Verb: act onCarry ...


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  1. i give you full power to act for me.
  2. he invested his lawyer with complete power to act for him.
  3. he feed a lawyer to act for him.
  4. he authorized me to act for him while he is abroad.
  5. dick, i beg you, obey me; i will act for the common safety.

Related Words

  1. act as someone meaning
  2. act curtain meaning
  3. act curtain, act drop, front curtain, house curtain meaning
  4. act dido meaning
  5. act drop meaning
  6. act for so meaning
  7. act full of oneself meaning
  8. act high and mighty meaning
  9. act high-and-mighty meaning
  10. act in earnest meaning
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