Synonyms of act on/upon in English:

act on/upon


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phrase

1‘the drug acted directly on the blood vessels’

SYNONYMS

affect, have an effect on, influence, exert influence on, work on, have an impact on, impact on, alter, change, modify, transform, condition, control

ANTONYMS

have no effect on

2‘he was merely acting on the orders of the party leader’

SYNONYMS

comply with, act in accordance with, follow, go along with

obey, take heed of, heed, conform to, abide by, adhere to, stick to, stand by, uphold, fulfil, meet, discharge

ANTONYMS

flout