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Synonyms for actor
ˈæk tər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. actor, histrion, player, thespian, role player(noun)

    a theatrical performer

    Synonyms:
    histrion, fraud, imposter, pseudo, fake, faker, pretender, instrumentalist, pseud, role player, sham, musician, shammer, participant, player, impostor, worker, thespian, doer

  2. actor, doer, worker(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"

    Synonyms:
    prole, player, role player, proletarian, doer, thespian, worker, histrion

Wiktionary

  1. actor(noun)

    one who acts; a doer

    Synonyms:
    actress, player, performer

  2. actor(noun)

    one who takes part in a situation

    Synonyms:
    doer

  3. actor(noun)

    The entity that performs a role (in use case analysis).

    Synonyms:
    participant

  4. actor(noun)

    Synonyms:
    role

  5. actor(noun)

    Synonyms:
    plaintiff, complainant

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. actor

    In strict philosophical usage, the prime mover or doer of an act is the agent. Thus we speak of man as a voluntary agent, a free agent. But in common usage, especially in business, an agent is not the prime actor, but only an instrument or factor, acting under orders or instructions. Compare CAUSE.

    Synonyms:
    agent, doer, factor, instrument, means, mover, operator, performer, promoter

    Antonyms:
    chief, inventor, originator, principal

    Preposition:
    An agent of the company for selling, etc.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. actor

    Synonyms:
    doer, worker, agent, performer, principal, player, tragedian, comedian

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. actor(n.)

    Synonyms:
    doer, operator, agent

  2. actor(n.)

    Synonyms:
    player, performer, comedian, tragedian, stage-player

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