What does Theater mean?

Definitions for Theater
ˈθi ə tər, ˈθiə-The·ater

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Theater.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. theater, theatre, housenoun

    a building where theatrical performances or motion-picture shows can be presented

    "the house was full"

  2. dramaturgy, dramatic art, dramatics, theater, theatrenoun

    the art of writing and producing plays

  3. field, field of operations, theater, theater of operations, theatre, theatre of operationsnoun

    a region in which active military operations are in progress

    "the army was in the field awaiting action"; "he served in the Vietnam theater for three years"

Wiktionary

  1. theaternoun

    A place or building, consisting of a stage and seating, in which an audience gathers to watch plays, musical performances, public ceremonies etc.

    "The theater is not merely the meeting place of all the arts, it is also the return of art to life." u2014 (w:Oscar Wilde)

    Etymology: From theater, from theatre, from theatrum, from θέατρον, from θεάομαι.

  2. theaternoun

    A region where a particular action takes place; a specific field of action, usually with reference to war.

    His grandfather was in the Pacific theater during the war.

    Etymology: From theater, from theatre, from theatrum, from θέατρον, from θεάομαι.

  3. theaternoun

    A lecture theatre.

    Etymology: From theater, from theatre, from theatrum, from θέατρον, from θεάομαι.

  4. theaternoun

    An operating theatre or locale for human experimentation.

    This man is about to die, get him into theater at once!

    Etymology: From theater, from theatre, from theatrum, from θέατρον, from θεάομαι.

  5. theaternoun

    A cinema, or picture theatre.

    We sat in the back row of the theater and threw popcorn at the screen.

    Etymology: From theater, from theatre, from theatrum, from θέατρον, from θεάομαι.

  6. theaternoun

    Drama or performance as a profession or artform.

    I worked in the theater for twenty-five years.

    Etymology: From theater, from theatre, from theatrum, from θέατρον, from θεάομαι.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Theaternoun

    alt. of Theatre

Freebase

  1. Theater

    In warfare, a theater is an area or place in which important military events occur or are progressing. A theater can include the entirety of the air, land, and sea area that is or that may potentially become involved in war operations.

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. theater

    The geographical area for which a commander of a geographic combatant command has been assigned responsibility.

Anagrams for Theater »

  1. hat tree, hattree, teareth, tethera, theatre, thereat

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Theater in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Theater in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of Theater in a Sentence

  1. Judi Dench:

    The theater is the thing I love doing most.

  2. Gina Haspel:

    I’d rather see a job interview than political theater.

  3. Howard Levinson:

    A couple of days after (a shooting), if you were to ask people if they'd pay an extra $3 a ticket to be safe in a movie theater, a lot of people would probably say yes, who won't say yes in three months.

  4. Lady Gaga:

    Thank you, Apollo Theater ! What a historical moment for me, in my life.

  5. Charlotte St. Martin:

    Every few years you get some new show that creates a different landscape. Think back to when 'Rent' came to Broadway, this year 'Hand to God' and 'Fun Home' are bringing a new medium to theater.

Images & Illustrations of Theater

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