Definition of Actor in English :

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1. actor, histrion, player, role player, thespian

a theatrical performer

2. actor, doer, worker

a person who acts and gets things done

Example Sentences:
'he's a principal actor in this affair'
'when you want something done get a doer'
'he's a miracle worker'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of actor
a person who acts in a play, film, broadcast, etc
2. informal
a person who puts on a false manner in order to deceive others (often in the phrase bad actor)

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see synonyms of actor
a person who does something or participates in something
a person, often, specif., a man, who acts in plays, movies, etc.

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see synonyms of actor
1. A person who behaves in the manner of a character, usually by reciting scripted dialogue, in order to entertain an audience, especially in a play, movie, or television show.
2. One who takes part; a participant: "France, Britain ... and any other external actors now involved ... in the affairs of the continent" (Helen Kitchen).
3. Law
a. One, such as the manager of a business, who acts for another.
b. In civil law, the plaintiff in an action.

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