Associations to the word «Theater»


THEATER, noun. A place or building, consisting of a stage and seating, in which an audience gathers to watch plays, musical performances, public ceremonies, and so on.
THEATER, noun. A region where a particular action takes place; a specific field of action, usually with reference to war.
THEATER, noun. A lecture theatre.
THEATER, noun. (medicine) An operating theatre or locale for human experimentation.
THEATER, noun. (US) A cinema.
THEATER, noun. Drama or performance as a profession or artform.
THEATER IN THE ROUND, noun. Alternative form of theater-in-the-round
THEATER OF WAR, noun. The area in which armed conflict takes place.

Dictionary definition

THEATER, noun. A building where theatrical performances or motion-picture shows can be presented; "the house was full".
THEATER, noun. The art of writing and producing plays.
THEATER, 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".

Wise words

The most important things are the hardest things to say. They are the things you get ashamed of because words diminish your feelings - words shrink things that seem timeless when they are in your head to no more than living size when they are brought out.
Stephen King