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." (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. 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. Timothy Hughes:

    I don't think that I really admitted to myself how much I missed the experience of live theater, as an actor, as part of this cast, as an audience member, the visceral response of a live show is something that is so much a part of who I am and what I do and I can't wait to share that experience again with audiences.

  3. Emmanuel Macron:

    I'm not going to put them in jail, I'm not going to forcibly vaccinate them, and so, you have to tell them : from January 15, you will no longer be able to go to the restaurant, you will no longer be able to have a drink, go for a coffee, to the theater, you will no longer go to the movies.

  4. Helen Castillo:

    After having heard about the Blue Man Group for so long, I saw the show and was so inspired by the theater and grittiness, said Castillo. I thought the idea of designing for a performance group that has worn the same thing for so long would be a beautiful collaboration.

  5. Paloma Garcia-Lee:

    To sit in a Broadway theater and the lights start to dim, it's not like the TV show you've been watching, broadway happens on one place on Earth in New York City in those select theaters. It's magic.

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