What does ACTOR mean?

Definitions for ACTOR
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Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word ACTOR.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. actor, histrion, player, thespian, role playernoun

    a theatrical performer

  2. actor, doer, workernoun

    a person who acts and gets things done

    "he's a principal actor in this affair"; "when you want something done get a doer"; "he's a miracle worker"

Wiktionary

  1. actornoun

    a person who performs in a theatrical play or film

    Etymology: From actor, from . Cognate with Ancient Greek ἄκτωρ, from ἄγω.

  2. actornoun

    one who acts; a doer

    Etymology: From actor, from . Cognate with Ancient Greek ἄκτωρ, from ἄγω.

  3. actornoun

    one who takes part in a situation

    Etymology: From actor, from . Cognate with Ancient Greek ἄκτωρ, from ἄγω.

  4. actornoun

    An advocate or proctor in civil courts or causes.

    Etymology: From actor, from . Cognate with Ancient Greek ἄκτωρ, from ἄγω.

  5. actornoun

    One who institutes a suit; plaintiff or complainant.

    Etymology: From actor, from . Cognate with Ancient Greek ἄκτωρ, from ἄγω.

  6. actornoun

    One who enacts a certain policy action.

    Etymology: From actor, from . Cognate with Ancient Greek ἄκτωρ, from ἄγω.

  7. actornoun

    The entity that performs a role (in use case analysis).

    Etymology: From actor, from . Cognate with Ancient Greek ἄκτωρ, from ἄγω.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Actornoun

    one who acts, or takes part in any affair; a doer

    Etymology: [L. actor, fr. agere to act.]

  2. Actornoun

    a theatrical performer; a stageplayer

    Etymology: [L. actor, fr. agere to act.]

  3. Actornoun

    an advocate or proctor in civil courts or causes

    Etymology: [L. actor, fr. agere to act.]

  4. Actornoun

    one who institutes a suit; plaintiff or complainant

    Etymology: [L. actor, fr. agere to act.]

Freebase

  1. Actor

    An actor is a person who acts in a dramatic or comic production and works in film, television, theatre, or radio in that capacity. The ancient Greek word for an "actor," ὑποκριτής, means literally "one who interprets"; in this sense, an actor is one who interprets a dramatic character.

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'ACTOR' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4396

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'ACTOR' in Nouns Frequency: #1201

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ACTOR in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ACTOR in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of ACTOR in a Sentence

  1. James Dean:

    Being a good actor isn’t easy. Being a man is even harder. I want to be both before I’m done.

  2. Mia Bloom:

    ISIS is integrating children into its project in a way that is more reminiscent of a state than a non-state actor. It's thinking with the long term in mind. It's not just bringing children into its ranks and using them immediately on the battlefield. What it's doing is bringing them in, indoctrinating them, training them, spending a lot of time instilling them with jihadist ideology.

  3. State Rep. Mike Kennedy:

    And not convenient and at the same time if there are disagreements, there’s a way to respectfully disagree. I don’t believe that throwing criticisms likes throwing rotten tomatoes at a poor actor on stage is the best way to go about things.

  4. Tobly McSmith:

    Beverley Hills, 90210, not only do we poke fun and celebrate the show, we also get some jokes in about the actor's lives.

  5. Michael Douglas:

    It is with tremendous sadness that my brothers and I announce that Kirk Douglas left us today at the age of 103, to the world, he was a legend, an actor from the golden age of movies who lived well into his golden years, a humanitarian whose commitment to justice and the causes he believed in set a standard for all of us to aspire to.

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