Definitions for actor
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word actor.
actor, histrion, player, thespian, role playernoun
a theatrical performer
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"
a person who performs in a theatrical play or film
one who acts; a doer
one who takes part in a situation
An advocate or proctor in civil courts or causes.
One who institutes a suit; plaintiff or complainant.
One who enacts a certain policy action.
The entity that performs a role (in use case analysis).
Etymology: From actor, from. Cognate with Ancient Greek ἄκτωρ, from ἄγω.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: actor, Lat.
The virtues of either age may correct the defects of both: and good for succession, that young men may be learners, while men in age are actors. Francis Bacon, Essay civ.
He, who writes an Encomium Neronis, if he does it heartily, is himself but a transcript of Nero in his mind, and would, no doubt, gladly enough see such pranks, as he was famous for, acted again, though he dares not be the actor of them himself. Robert South, Sermons.
Would you have
Such an Herculean actor in the scene,
And not this hydra? They must sweat no less
To fit their properties, than t’ express their parts. Ben Jonson, Catiline.
When a good actor doth his part present,
In every act he our attention draws,
That at the last he may find just applause. John Denham.
These false beauties of the stage are no more lasting than a rain-bow; when the actor ceases to shine upon them, when he gilds them no longer with his reflection, they vanish in a twinkling. John Dryden, Spanish Friar, Dedication.
one who acts, or takes part in any affair; a doer
a theatrical performer; a stageplayer
an advocate or proctor in civil courts or causes
one who institutes a suit; plaintiff or complainant
Etymology: [L. actor, fr. agere to act.]
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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Rank popularity for the word 'actor' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4396
Rank popularity for the word 'actor' in Nouns Frequency: #1201
The numerical value of actor in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of actor in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
For me it always implies,' Oh, he's a great actor, therefore he's a great liar,' thespian.
An actor must interpret life, and in order to do so must be willing to accept all the experiences life has to offer. In fact, he must seek out more of life than life puts at his feet.
Rachel Nichols said it was surprising and disappointing that the NBA did not do the same especially when it had tributes for civil rights icon John Lewis and actor Chadwich Boseman. If you are a league that holds equality as a core value, and I know for sure that this league does, the icons of that equality cant be those who just helped the men that we all see on TV but those who paved the way for the women who worked right alongside them, after all, the NBA is significantly stronger because of all the women who work in it and around it. And we are all significantly stronger because a young lawyer dedicated her life to allow us to have those opportunities. WNBA Commissioner Cathy Engelbert released a statement on Bader Ginsburg death on Friday two days before the Las Vegas Aces and Connecticut Sun played their playoff game. Sad to hear of the passing of an icon, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a role model, and a champion for equality for so many.
Since companies set prices to whatever the market will bear, then it is not really a surprise that most companies which are for-profit want to get their shareholders the maximum price, that's merely being a rational actor in this marketplace.
It was emotional to leave the job, definitely, but I wouldn't say I was sad : If, like me, you go all the way back to the pilot of' Game of Thrones,' that's almost 10 years of your life. That's really unusual in an actor's career.
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- aktrise, akteurAfrikaans
- акцёр, актры́саBelarusian
- актьор, участник, артист, извършителBulgarian
- actor, actriuCatalan, Valencian
- herec, herečkaCzech
- Schauspieler, Schauspielerin, HandelndeGerman
- ηθοποιός, ὑποκριτήςGreek
- aktoro, agantoEsperanto
- actriz, actorSpanish
- aktore, antzezleBasque
- آکتور, آکتریس, بازیگرPersian
- tekijä, toimija, näyttelijäFinnish
- actrice, faiseur, acteur, faiseuseFrench
- ban-chleasaiche, cleasaiche, ban-chluicheadair, cluicheadairScottish Gaelic
- שחקן, שחקניתHebrew
- अभिनेता, अभिनेत्रीHindi
- színész, cselekvőHungarian
- leikari, leikkonaIcelandic
- attrice, attoreItalian
- 俳優, 役者, 女優Japanese
- 俳優, 배우Korean
- Acteur, SchauspillerLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- attur, attriċiMaltese
- skuespiller, skuespillerinneNorwegian
- toneelspeler, toneelspeelster, acteur, actriceDutch
- skodespelarinne, skodespelarNorwegian Nynorsk
- áhodilʼį́įniiNavajo, Navaho
- ଅଭିନେତା, ଅଭିନେତ୍ରୀOriya
- aktorka, aktorPolish
- ator, atrizPortuguese
- personaj, actor, actrițăRomanian
- актриса, артист, деятель, деятельница, актёр, артистка, участник, участницаRussian
- глумац, глумица, glumac, glumicaSerbo-Croatian
- රංගන ශිල්පියා, රංගන ශිල්පිනිය, නළුවා, නිළියSinhala, Sinhalese
- herečka, činiteľ, herec, účastníkSlovak
- igralec, igralkaSlovene
- aktor, aktore, bërës, bërëseAlbanian
- sebapadiSouthern Sotho
- skådespelare, aktör, aktrisSwedish
- నటుడు, పాత్రధారిTelugu
- акто́р, актри́саUkrainian
- diễn viênVietnamese
- hidramatan, dramatan, jidramatanVolapük
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