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Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] actor, (cognate: Ancient Greek άκτωρ (aktor) "leader", from άγω (agō) "to lead, carry, convey, bring").

Noun

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Singular
actor

Plural
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  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. (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).

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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Latin

Etymology

Agent noun formed from actus, perfect passive participle of agere to do, + -or, agential ending

Noun

actor m. 3rd decl. (pl., actoris)

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

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Portuguese

Noun

actor m.

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

See also

actriz


Romanian

Noun

actor m. (plural actori; feminine form actriţă)

  1. actor

Declension


Spanish

Noun

actor m. (feminine actriz, masculine plural actores, feminine plural actrices)

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

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