HyperDic: theater

English > 3 senses of the word theater:
NOUNartifacttheater, theatre, housea building where theatrical performances or motion-picture shows can be presented
communicationtheater, dramaturgy, dramatic art, dramatics, theatrethe art of writing and producing plays
locationtheater, field, field of operations, theater of operations, theatre, theatre of operationsa region in which active military operations are in progress
theater > pronunciation
Soundsthiy'ahter
Rhymesabductor ... zoster: 649 rhymes with ter...
English > theater: 3 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA building where theatrical performances or motion-picture shows can be presented.
Synonymstheatre, house
Categorydramaturgy, dramatic art, dramatics, theater, theatreThe art of writing and producing plays
Partsbox office, ticket office, ticket boothThe office where tickets of admission are sold
circle, dress circleA curved section or tier of seats in a hall / hall or theater or opera house
dressing roomA room in which you can change clothes
greenroomA backstage room in a theater where performers rest or have visitors
orchestraseating on the main floor in a theater
orchestra pit, pitLowered area in front of a stage where an orchestra accompanies the performers
parquetseating on the main floor between the orchestra and the parquet circle
parquet circle, parterreseating at the rear of the main floor (beneath the balconies / balconies)
stageA large platform on which people can stand and can be seen by an audience
standing roomroom for passengers or spectators to stand
theater stage, theatre stageA stage in a theater on which actors can perform
tiered seatseating that is arranged in sloping tiers so that spectators in the back can see over the heads of those in front
Narrowerarena theater, theater in the roundA theater arranged with seats around at least three sides of the stage
cinema, movie theater, movie theatre, movie house, picture palaceA theater where films are shown
dinner theater, dinner theatreA theater at which dinner is included in the price of admission
home theater, home theatretelevision and video equipment designed to reproduce in the home the experience of being in a movie theater
little theater, little theatreA small theater for experimental drama or collegiate or community groups
music hall, vaudeville theater, vaudeville theatreA theater in which vaudeville is staged
opera, opera houseA building where musical dramas are performed
Broaderbuilding, edificeA structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place
Spanishteatro
Catalanteatre
English > theater: 3 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningThe art of writing and producing plays.
Synonymsdramaturgy, dramatic art, dramatics, theatre
Category ofact, play, roleplay, playactPerform on a stage or theater
amphitheater, amphitheatreA sloping gallery with seats for spectators (as in an operating ... / operating room or theater)
appearAppear as a character on stage or appear in a play, etc.
closed-circuit televisionA television system that is not used for broadcasting but is connected by cables to designated monitors (as in a factory or theater)
co-starBe the co-star in a performance
downstageAt or toward the front of the stage
dramatic irony(theater) irony that occurs when the meaning / meaning of the situation is understood by the audience but not by the characters in the play
enterCome on stage
flies(theater) the space over the stage (out of view of the audience) used to store scenery (drop curtains)
overact, ham it up, ham, overplayexaggerate one's acting
seat, placeA space reserved for sitting (as in a theater or on a train or airplane)
starBe the star in a performance
stoogeact as the stooge
supportPlay a subordinate role to (another performer)
theater, theatre, houseA building where theatrical performances or motion-picture shows can be presented
ticket agent, booking clerksomeone who sells tickets (e.g., theater seats or travel accommodations)
underact, underplayAct (a role) with great restraint
upstageAt or toward the rear of the stage
Partsdramatic composition, dramatic workA play for performance on the stage or television or in a movie etc.
NarrowerstageThe theater as a profession (usually 'the stage')
Broadercommunication, communicatingThe activity of communicating
Spanisharte dramático, dramaturgia, teatro
Catalanart dramàtic, dramatúrgia, teatre
Adjectivestheatricalsuited to or characteristic of the stage or theater
theatricalof or relating to the theater
English > theater: 3 senses > noun 3, location
MeaningA region in which active military operations are in progress.
Example "he served in the Vietnam theater for three years"
Synonymsfield, field of operations, theater of operations, theatre, theatre of operations
Categorymilitary, armed forces, armed services, military machine, war machineThe military forces of a nation
Part oftheater of war, theatre of warThe entire land, sea, and air area that may become or is directly involved in war operations
Partscombat zone, combat areaA military area where combat forces operate
BroaderregionA large indefinite location on the surface of the Earth
Spanishteatro

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