meaning of Actor

Actor meaning in General Dictionary

one that functions or takes part in any affair a doer

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  • a theatrical performer
  • a person who functions and gets things done
  • person who acts, or participates any event; a doer.
  • A theatrical performer; a stageplayer.
  • An advocate or proctor in municipal process of law or causes.
  • one that institutes a suit; plaintiff or complainant.

Actor meaning in Names Dictionary

Son of Azeus.
Name Origin: Latin
Name Gender: Male


Actor meaning in Law Dictionary

In Roman law. One that acted for another; a person who dealt with another's company; a manager or broker. A slave whom attended to, transacted, or superintended their master's business or affairs, received and paid out moneys, and kept records. Burrill. A plaintiff or complainant. In a civil or private activity the plaintiff ended up being often called because of the Romans "pctitor;" in a public action (causa publico) he was called "accusator." The defendant ended up being called "reus," in both personal and public reasons; this term, however, according to Cicero, {De Orat. ii. 43,) might signify either party, as indeed we might conclude from the word itself. In a private action, the defendant was often called "adversarius," but either party might be called so. Also, the term is used of a party who, for the time being, sustains the burden of proof, or bus the initiative in the suit. In old European law. A proctor, advocate, or pleader; one who acted for another in legal matters; one who represented a party and managed his cause. An attorney, bailiff, or steward; one who managed or acted for another. The Scotch "doer" is the literal translation.


Actor meaning in Etymology Dictionary

belated 14c., "an overseer, guardian, steward," from Latin star "a real estate agent or doer," also "theatrical player," from past participle stem of agere (see act (letter.)). Mid-15c. as "a doer, maker," in addition "a plaintiff." Feeling of "one which works in plays" is 1580s, originally put on both men and women.


Actor - Spanish to English

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Actor meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) One that acts, or takes part in any affair; a doer.

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  • (letter.) A theatrical performer; a stageplayer.
  • (letter.) An advocate or proctor in municipal courts or reasons.
  • (letter.) One that institutes a suit; plaintiff or complainant.

Sentence Examples with the word Actor

It was originally governed by the royal officer or actor dominicus, and down even to the close of the Empire it remained a purely imperial or royal town.

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