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actor

ac·tor

actor

 
 
pronunciation:
aek tr
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: one who plays roles in dramatic productions on stage, in films, or on radio and television.
Even as a child he dreamt of being an actor on the stage.
 
synonyms:
performer, player, thespian
similar words:
actress, ham, impersonator, mime, mimic, mummer, star, starlet, troupe
definition 2: one who acts or does.
The subject in a sentence is often the actor, the person or thing that carries out the action of the verb.
synonyms:
doer, participant, party
similar words:
agent, functionary, operator, worker
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