Associations to the word «Actor»


ACTOR, noun. A person who performs in a theatrical play or film.
ACTOR, noun. One who acts; a doer.
ACTOR, noun. One who takes part in a situation.
ACTOR, noun. (legal) An advocate or proctor in civil courts or causes.
ACTOR, noun. (legal) One who institutes a suit; plaintiff or complainant.
ACTOR, noun. (policy debate) One who enacts a certain policy action.
ACTOR, noun. (software engineering) The entity that performs a role (in use case analysis).

Dictionary definition

ACTOR, noun. A theatrical performer.
ACTOR, noun. 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".

Wise words

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