[v] carry further or advance; "Can you act on this matter soon?" [v] regulate one's behavior in accordance with certain information, ideas, or advice; "The Founding Fathers acted on certain moral principles"
follow up on, pursue
act, check out, move, oppose, react, run down
act upon, affect, approach, bear a hand, bear upon, concentrate on, condemn, decree, do something, do something about, doom, draw, draw on, exert influence, find, find against, find for, focus on, get cozy with, get with it, go, influence, lead on, lift a