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Synonyms for spectator
ˈspɛk teɪ tər, spɛkˈteɪ-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. spectator, witness, viewer, watcher, looker(noun)

    a close observer; someone who looks at something (such as an exhibition of some kind)

    "the spectators applauded the performance"; "television viewers"; "sky watchers discovered a new star"

    sweetheart, beauty, witness, viewer, stunner, smasher, watcher, informant, peach, looker, security guard, spectator pump, knockout, lulu, attestator, witnesser, mantrap, watchman, attestor, dish, ravisher, attestant

  2. spectator pump, spectator(noun)

    a woman's pump with medium heel; usually in contrasting colors for toe and heel

    witness, spectator pump, viewer, looker, watcher

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. spectator

    observer, witness, beholder, gazer, looker-on, bystander

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. spectator(n.)

    beholder, observer, bystander, looker-on, on-looker

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. spectator(n)

    beholder, witness, bystander, onlooker, observer

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    spectators, bystander, viewer, onlooker, audience, beholder

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How to use spectator in a sentence?

  1. Lou Holtz:

    Don't be a spectator, don't let life pass you by.

  2. Fabio De Masi:

    BaFin was a spectator for far too long and instead accused FT journalists of market manipulation, now quite a few small investors are suffering. BaFin has to change radically its approach to regulation.

  3. Nazma Khan:

    If we keep living in our silos, we will never be able to break down barriers and stereotypes, social justice is not a spectator sport, so if we don't work for it, nothing will change.

  4. Marcel Duchamp:

    The creative act is not performed by the artist alone; the spectator brings the work in contact with the external world by deciphering and interpreting its inner qualifications and thus adds his contribution to the creative act.

  5. Plato:

    The true lover of learning then must his earliest youth, as far as in him lies, desire all truth. . .He whose desires are drawn toward knowledge in every form will be absorbed in the pleasures of the soul, and will hardly feel bodily pleasures- -I mean, if he be a true philosopher and not a sham one. . .Then how can he who has the magnificence of mind and is the spectator of all times and all existence, think much of human life He cannot. Or can such a one account death fearful No indeed.

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