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5 letters words from 'actor'

ACTOR 7TAROC 7

4 letters words from 'actor'

ACRO 6ARCO 6
ATOC 6CART 6
COAT 6OCTA 6
ORCA 6RATO 4
ROTA 4TACO 6
TARO 4TORA 4
TORC 6 

3 letters words from 'actor'

ACT 5ARC 5
ART 3CAR 5
CAT 5COR 5
COT 5OAR 3
OAT 3OCA 5
ORA 3ORC 5
ORT 3RAT 3
ROC 5ROT 3
TAO 3TAR 3
TOC 5TOR 3

2 letters words from 'actor'

AR 2AT 2
OR 2TA 2
TO 2 

All 5 letters words made out of actor

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Definitions and meaning of actor

actor

Alternative forms

  • acter (uncommon)
  • actour (obsolete)

Etymology

From Middle English actor, from Latin āctor (doer), from agō (to do). Equivalent to act +‎ -or. Cognate with Ancient Greek ἄκτωρ (áktōr, leader), from ἄγω (ágō, lead, carry, convey, bring).

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈæk.tə/
  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈæk.tɚ/
  • Homophone: acter
  • Rhymes: -æktə(ɹ)

Noun

actor (plural actors, feminine actress)

  1. A person who performs, plays a part in a theatrical play or film.
  2. One who acts; a doer.
  3. One who takes part in a situation.
  4. (law) An advocate or proctor in civil courts or causes.
  5. (law) One who institutes a suit; plaintiff or complainant.
  6. (policy debate) One who enacts a certain policy action.
  7. (software engineering) The entity that performs a role (in use case analysis).
  8. (linguistics, grammar) The most agent-like argument of a clause, e.g. 'the torpedo' in "The torpedo sank the boat" and "The torpedo fired".

Usage notes

  • In the sense of a person who acts in a play or film, the traditional sense of the word only applied to male actors; the term actress being used for the female counterpart.

Synonyms

  • (person who performs in a theatrical play or film): 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

Antonyms

  • (grammatical role): undergoer

Hyponyms

  • (person who performs in a theatrical play or film): actress f
  • enactor
  • reenactor

Derived terms

  • character actor
  • nonstate actor
  • straight actor
  • voice actor

Related terms

Descendants

  • Scottish Gaelic: actair
  • Welsh: actor

Translations

Further reading

  • actor in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.
  • actor in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.
  • actor at OneLook Dictionary Search

Anagrams

  • Croat, Croat., carto-, rocta, taroc

Asturian

Etymology

From Latin āctor.

Noun

actor m (plural actores)

  1. An actor.

Related terms

  • actriz

Catalan

Etymology

From Latin āctor.

Pronunciation

  • (Balearic, Central) IPA(key): /əkˈto/
  • (Valencian) IPA(key): /akˈtoɾ/

Noun

actor m (plural actors, feminine actriu)

  1. An actor.

Related terms

  • actuar

Further reading

  • “actor” in Diccionari de la llengua catalana, segona edició, Institut d’Estudis Catalans.

Dutch

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin āctor.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈɑk.tɔr/
  • Hyphenation: ac‧tor
  • Rhymes: -ɑktɔr

Noun

actor m (plural actores or actoren, diminutive actortje n)

  1. An actor; an agent, a player, who has a part in some field of economical, social or other action, i.e. an active human factor.

Related terms

  • acteur
  • actie
  • activiteit
  • agenda
  • agens
  • ageren
  • agitatie
  • agitator
  • reactor

Latin

Etymology

Agent noun formed from āctus +‎ -tor, perfect passive participle of agō (do, act, make).

Pronunciation

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈaːk.tor/, [ˈäːkt̪ɔr]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /ˈak.tor/, [ˈɑkt̪ɔr]

Noun

āctor m (genitive āctōris, feminine āctrīx); third declension

  1. A doer.
  2. An actor (person who performs in a theatrical play or movie).
  3. A (law) prosecutor, plaintiff, advocate, orator.

Declension

Third-declension noun.

Related terms

  • āctiō
  • āctrīx
  • āctus
  • agitō

Descendants

References

  • actor in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • actor in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • actor in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • actor in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
  • actor in The Perseus Project (1999) Perseus Encyclopedia[2]
  • actor in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • actor in William Smith, editor (1848) A Dictionary of Greek Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray
  • actor in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin

Middle English

Noun

actor

  1. Alternative form of actour

Occitan

Etymology

From Latin āctor.

Pronunciation

Noun

actor m (plural actors, feminine actritz, feminine plural actrises)

  1. An actor.

Portuguese

Noun

actor m (plural actores)

  1. Superseded spelling of ator.

Romanian

Alternative forms

  • aftor (dated)

Etymology

Borrowed from French acteur, Latin āctor.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /akˈtor/

Noun

actor m (plural actori, feminine equivalent actriță)

  1. (acting) An actor.

Declension

Synonyms

  • artist, interpret

Derived terms

  • actoraș
  • actoricesc
  • actorie

See also

  • teatralist

References

  • actor in DEX online - Dicționare ale limbii române (Dictionaries of the Romanian language)

Scots

Etymology

From English actor.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈaktər/

Noun

actor (plural actors)

  1. An actor.

Spanish

Etymology

From Latin actor.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /aɡˈtoɾ/, [aɣ̞ˈt̪oɾ]
  • Hyphenation: act‧or
  • Rhymes: -oɾ

Noun

actor m (plural actores, feminine actriz or actora, feminine plural actrices or actoras)

  1. An actor (person who performs in a theatrical play or movie)

Derived terms

  • actor de voz
  • actor porno

Related terms

  • acción
  • acto
  • actoral
  • actuar

Noun

actor m (plural actores, feminine actora, feminine plural actoras)

  1. (law) A defendant.

Further reading

  • “actor” in Diccionario de la lengua española, Vigésima tercera edición, Real Academia Española, 2014.

Anagrams

  • corta
  • tocar

Welsh

Etymology

From English actor.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈaktɔr/

Noun

actor m (plural actorion)

  1. An actor.

Coordinate terms

  • actores (actress)

Mutation

References

  • R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950–present) , “actor”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies

Source: wiktionary.org
  • a theatrical performer.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)