1. A supplementary component; SYN. appurtenance, supplement.
2. Additional clothing that is worn or carried, but not part of one's main clothing (such as belts, scarves, or handbags); SYN. accoutrement, accouterment.
3. Someone who helps another person commit a crime; SYN. accomplice, accessary.
ETYM Latin actor, from agere to act.
1. A person who acts and gets things done; SYN. doer, worker.
2. A theatrical performer; SYN. histrion, player, thespian, role player.
Performer who takes one or more role(s) in a play or film. In ancient Greece, the speaking actors were distinguished from the chorus, whereas in ancient Indian and in medieval Japanese drama, singing and dance or stylized movement characterized the performers. Body and (in unmasked drama) facial mobility, vocal control, and an ability to portray character and emotional states are skills that have been held in common by actors throughout the ages.
ETYM Latin communicans, p. pr.
A person entitled to receive Communion.
Someone who takes a part or a share; SYN. sharer.
Takes part in an activity.
Someone who takes part, one who joins in, participant
ETYM For parcener, influenced by part.
1. An associate in any business or occupation; esp., a member of a partnership.
2. One who shares something with an other; a partaker; an associate.
3. A husband or a wife.
4. An unmarried companion.
5. Either one of a couple who dance together.
ETYM French parti and partie, from French partir to part, divide, Latin partire, partiri. Related to Part.
1. A band of people associated temporarily in some activity; SYN. company.
2. A group of people gathered together for pleasure.
3. A person involved in legal proceedings.
4. An occasion on which people can assemble for social interaction and entertainment.
5. An organization to gain political power; SYN. political party.