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ac·tor

actor

 
 
pronunciation:
aek tr
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part of speech: noun
definition: a person who acts a part in a play, a movie, or a radio or television program.
The actor won a prize for her role in the play.
 
synonyms:
performer, player
similar words:
actress, ham, impersonator, mimic, star
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The word actor contains the following parts:
-er, -or, -ar2 Latin noun-forming suffix that means a person or thing that does
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The suffix group -er , -or , -ar2 turns verbs into agent nouns.
synonyms:
-ist, -ite2, -ator, -an, -ian, -ean