[ ak-tis ]

nounClassical Mythology.
  1. a son of Rhoda and Helius who, when banished from his home for fratricide, fled to Egypt, where he taught astrology. The Colossus of Rhodes was built in his honor.

Words Nearby Actis Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use Actis in a sentence

  • And so at other times in Actis and Verba m'ri Alani de Auriga.

  • Ea tractes quorum et usus et delectatio est omnibus illis Actis et voluptatibus anteponenda.

  • It has a title-page similar to that of the Nevv Actis, but the title itself is printed in handsome red Gothic characters.

    The Story of Books | Gertrude Burford Rawlings
  • Sanctius ac reverentius visum de Actis deorum credere quam scire.

    Tragic Sense Of Life | Miguel de Unamuno
  • Fuerat & rectus et justus, per lineam justiciæ semper in Actis suis procedens.

    Henry the Sixth | John Blacman