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1. theater

noun. ['ˈθiːeɪtɝ'] a building where theatrical performances or motion-picture shows can be presented.

Synonyms

  • dinner theater
  • little theater
  • box office
  • theater stage
  • ticket booth
  • orchestra pit
  • house
  • ticket office
  • dinner theatre
  • cinema
  • parquet
  • vaudeville theater
  • tiered seat
  • dress circle
  • home theater
  • stage
  • opera house
  • movie house
  • pit
  • vaudeville theatre
  • arena theater
  • parterre
  • little theatre
  • parquet circle
  • standing room
  • music hall
  • circle
  • theatre stage
  • orchestra
  • opera
  • movie theater
  • theatre
  • edifice
  • theater in the round
  • picture palace
  • dressing room
  • building
  • greenroom
  • home theatre

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • disassembly
  • outside
  • inside

Etymology

  • theater (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Theater

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How do you pronounce theater?

Pronounce theater as ˈθieɪtər.

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Sentences with theater


1. Noun, singular or mass
Experiencing a movie in a theater lets you see the film on a huge screen with plenty of detail.

Quotes about theater


1. Do what you love to do and give it your very best. Whether it's business or baseball, or the theater, or any field. If you don't love what you're doing and you can't give it your best, get out of it. Life is too short. You'll be an old man before you know it.
- Al Lopez

2. What 'War and Peace' is to the novel and 'Hamlet' is to the theater, Swan Lake' is to ballet - that is, the name which to many people stands for and sums up an art form.
- Robert Gottlieb

3. I admired Stephen Daldry very much; I think he's a brilliant director, and also, I feel close to him because he has a lot of theater behind him. He's also a man of great imagination and a lovely sense of humor.
- Max von Sydow

2. theater

noun. ['ˈθiːeɪtɝ'] the art of writing and producing plays.

Synonyms

  • dramaturgy
  • communicating
  • dramatic art
  • communication
  • dramatics
  • dramatic work
  • stage
  • theatre

Antonyms

  • dissuasion
  • unconnectedness

Etymology

  • theater (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. theater

noun. ['ˈθiːeɪtɝ'] a region in which active military operations are in progress.

Synonyms

  • theater of war
  • field
  • region
  • theatre of war
  • theatre of operations
  • combat zone
  • theatre
  • theater of operations
  • field of operations

Etymology

  • theater (Middle English (1100-1500))
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