What does Theater mean?

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

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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." (w:Oscar Wilde)

  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.

  3. theaternoun

    A lecture theatre.

  4. theaternoun

    An operating theatre or locale for human experimentation.

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

  5. theaternoun

    A cinema, or picture theatre.

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

  6. theaternoun

    Drama or performance as a profession or artform.

    I worked in the theater for twenty-five years.

  7. 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. Mark Jessee:

    This was a form of live theater. It was the popular entertainment, it was sketch artists, talent musicians and comedians.

  2. National Intelligence John Ratcliffe:

    Obviously the more, the better. But we've had extraordinary insight into this topic for many months, much more than has been declassified. Pretending we didn't is political theater and a classic example of a politician trying to buy time by using the IC as a scapegoat.

  3. Paul Hokemeyer:

    Sweeping and dramatic changes make for good theater, but in real life, they're not effective.

  4. Victoria Spartz:

    President Zelensky has to stop playing politics and theater, and start governing to better support President Zelensky military and local governments.

  5. Jason Oviatt:

    I didn't want a victim from the theater to be put into the same car that he was in.

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