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Actor

Actor

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noun


(1)   A theatrical performer
(2)   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"
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Etymology


From ,.

Noun


  1. a person who performs in a theatrical play or film
  2. one who acts; a doer
  3. one who takes part in a situation
  4. An advocate or proctor in civil courts or causes.
  5. One who institutes a suit; plaintiff or complainant.
  6. (policy debate) One who enacts a certain policy action.
  7. The entity that performs a role (in use case analysis).

Synonyms

  • (person who performs in a theatrical play or film): actress (female), performer, player
  • (one who acts): doer
  • (one who takes part): participant
  • (advocate in civil courts or cases):
  • (a plaintiff): complainant, plaintiff
  • (one who enacts a policy action)
  • (entity performing a role in use case analysis): role

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