What is another word for in the act of?

Pronunciation: [ɪnðɪ ˈakt ɒv] (IPA)

The phrase "in the act of" is commonly used to describe someone doing something in the moment. However, if you're looking for other ways to say it, you can use synonyms like "in the process of," "in the midst of," "engaged in," or "actively performing." These phrases all convey the same meaning as "in the act of," but provide variety in your writing or speech. For example, instead of saying "He was caught in the act of stealing," you could say "He was actively performing theft when he was caught." Using synonyms for common phrases can make your language more interesting and engaging for your audience.

Synonyms for In the act of:

What are the hypernyms for In the act of?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Famous quotes with In the act of

  • I destroy things every day in the act of working and often recall a picture I had considered finished in order to rework it.
    Frank Auerbach
  • He hit me 18 times while I was in the act of falling.
    Max Baer
  • To perceive means to immobilize... we seize, in the act of perception, something which outruns perception itself.
    Henri Bergson
  • It's in the act of having to do things that you don't want to that you learn something about moving past the self. Past the ego.
    Bell Hooks
  • The scientific observer of Nature is a kind of mystic seeker in the act of prayer.
    Muhammad Iqbal

Related words: in the process of, in the middle of, in the midst of, in the act of doing

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