Phrasal verbs - Meaning of act on

Phrasal verbs

What does act on mean?

Here is the meaning of act on with examples:

"act on"


1. To act decisively on the ground of information received or deduced.
2. To take action against something.
3. To affect something.


Check the phrasal verb act on in a sentence:

1. The CIA agent decided to act on the information collected during his trip to the war zone.
2. Officials have to act on climate change.
3. Drugs act on different parts of our body.

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