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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)

    a person who performs in a theatrical play or film

    Synonyms:
    actress, player, performer

  2. actor(noun)

    one who acts; a doer

    Synonyms:
    doer

  3. actor(noun)

    one who takes part in a situation

    Synonyms:
    participant

  4. actor(noun)

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

    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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. actor(n)

    Synonyms:
    doer, participant, performer, comedian, tragedian, thespian, impersonator, personator, mime, mimic, pantomimist, barnstormer, hamfatter, supernumerary

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How to say actor in sign language?

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How to use actor in a sentence?

  1. Josh Earnest:

    There is evidence to indicate that we have seen destructive activity with malicious intent that was initiated by a sophisticated actor, and it is being treated by those investigative agencies both at the The FBI and the Department of Justice as seriously as you would expect.

  2. Gene Wilder:

    I like Johnny Depp, I like him, as an actor I like him very much, but when I saw little pieces in the promotion of what he was doing, I said I don't want to see the film, because I don't want to be disappointed in him.

  3. Anuj Somany:

    The shortest route to enter into the Indian film industry for a female actor is not through an acting school, but often via a beauty pageant show.

  4. Bryan Cranston:

    We were thinking of the right sensibility of the mom, she has to be a good actor, she has to have comic timing but have the deep well of emotions that this character needed. She is the glue that holds this family together. She’s the emotional center.

  5. President Serzh Sarksyan:

    Germany is a very important and significant actor on the international stage and this (decision) will serve as a good example for other nations to follow and to learn from it.


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