Synonyms for actors

Grammar : Noun
Spell : ak-ter
Phonetic Transcription : ˈæk tər

Top 10 synonyms for actors Other synonyms for the word actors

Définition of actors

Origin :
  • late 14c., "an overseer, guardian, steward," from Latin actor "an agent or doer," also "theatrical player," from past participle stem of agere (see act (n.)). Mid-15c. as "a doer, maker," also "a plaintiff." Sense of "one who performs in plays" is 1580s, originally applied to both men and women.
  • noun person who performs, entertains by role-playing
Example sentences :
  • It is all untrue; actors were then, as now, only mummers without judgement.
  • Extract from : « The Man Shakespeare » by Frank Harris
  • There are a few who are so perfect that they do not seem to be actors at all.
  • Extract from : « The Story of the Malakand Field Force » by Sir Winston S. Churchill
  • Though I believe one reason of their depravity is the badness of the actors.
  • Extract from : « Joseph Andrews, Vol. 2 » by Henry Fielding
  • "There is no of course in it, when men are the actors," dissented Mrs. Jenkins.
  • Extract from : « The Channings » by Mrs. Henry Wood
  • These strange-looking individuals did not belong to the world of actors.
  • Extract from : « My Double Life » by Sarah Bernhardt
  • He makes the actors, and they do not act,—they are their part.
  • Extract from : « A Dish Of Orts » by George MacDonald
  • The actors stopped their music and fell down on the stage in prayer.
  • Extract from : « The Chinese Fairy Book » by Various
  • The official is at once informed and he sends for a company of actors.
  • Extract from : « The Chinese Fairy Book » by Various
  • I have the actors, I have the costumes ready, just leave it to me.
  • Extract from : « The Middle Class Gentleman » by Moliere
  • It was, indeed, a good face to build on, as actors say in regard to make-up.
  • Extract from : « The Mystery of Murray Davenport » by Robert Neilson Stephens

Antonyms for actors

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