from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A person who behaves in the manner of a character, usually by reciting scripted dialogue, in order to entertain an audience, especially in a play, movie, or television show.
- noun One who takes part; a participant.
- noun One, such as the manager of a business, who acts for another.
- noun In civil law, the plaintiff in an action.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun One who acts or performs; the doer or performer of an action; specifically, one who represents a character or acts a part in a play; a stage-player.
- noun In law: An advocate or a proctor in civil courts or causes.
- noun A plaintiff.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun One who acts, or takes part in any affair; a doer.
- noun A theatrical performer; a stageplayer.
- noun An advocate or proctor in civil courts or causes.
- noun One who institutes a suit; plaintiff or complainant.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun A person who performs in a theatrical play or film.
- noun One who acts; a
- noun One who takes part in a situation.
- noun law An
advocateor proctor in civil courts or causes.
- noun law One who institutes a suit;
- noun One who enacts a certain policy action.
- noun software engineering The entity that performs a role (in use case analysis).
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun a person who acts and gets things done
- noun a theatrical performer
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
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