What does Theater mean?

Definitions for Theater
ˈθi ə tər, ˈθiə-Theater

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. theater, theatre, house(noun)

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

    "the house was full"

  2. dramaturgy, dramatic art, dramatics, theater, theatre(noun)

    the art of writing and producing plays

  3. field, field of operations, theater, theater of operations, theatre, theatre of operations(noun)

    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. theater(Noun)

    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. theater(Noun)

    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. theater(Noun)

    A lecture theatre.

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

  4. theater(Noun)

    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. theater(Noun)

    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. theater(Noun)

    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. Theater(noun)

    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

How to pronounce Theater?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say Theater in sign language?

  1. theater

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. Ian McKellen:

    The director of the theater I was working at showed me some photographs he got from women who were wanting jobs, they were actors. And some of them had ? I think these were the initials ? at the bottom of their photograph ‘ DRR ’ — directors ’ rights respected.

  2. Rita Sorrenti:

    It's a piece of the city's history and identity that can't be wasted, for more than 60 years it was our point of reference, Milan's theater.

  3. Defense James Mattis:

    Make no mistake : America is in the Indo-Pacific to stay, this is our priority theater.

  4. President Obama on Thursday:

    Too many of our troops and veterans are still struggling, they are recovering from injuries ; they are mourning fallen comrades ; they're trying to reconnect with family and friends who can never fully understand what they went through in war theater.

  5. Ichiro Takagi:

    Historically, TVs have been at the center, when sales rose, sales in audio and home theater rose as well. As the TV operations recover... we'll see a rise in audio sales.

Images & Illustrations of Theater

  1. TheaterTheaterTheaterTheaterTheater

Popularity rank by frequency of use

Theater#1#2609#10000

Translations for Theater

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for Theater »

Translation

Find a translation for the Theater definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Discuss these Theater definitions with the community:

0 Comments

    Citation

    Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

    Style:MLAChicagoAPA

    "Theater." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2020. Web. 22 Oct. 2020. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/Theater>.

    Are we missing a good definition for Theater? Don't keep it to yourself...

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for Theater:


    Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.