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Definition 1: a building where theatrical performances or motion-picture shows can be presented - [noun denoting artifact]

Samples where theatre or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the house was full

Synonyms for theatre in the sense of this definition

(theatre is a kind of ...) a structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place

"there was a three-story building on the corner" "it was an imposing edifice"

(... is a kind of theatre ) a theater arranged with seats around at least three sides of the stage

(... is a kind of theatre ) a building where musical dramas are performed

(... is a kind of theatre ) a theater in which vaudeville is staged

(... is a kind of theatre ) a small theater for experimental drama or collegiate or community groups

(... is a kind of theatre ) television and video equipment designed to reproduce in the home the experience of being in a movie theater

(... is a kind of theatre ) a theater at which dinner is included in the price of admission

(... is a kind of theatre ) a theater where films are shown

(theatre is a part of ...) a room in which you can change clothes

(theatre is a part of ...) seating that is arranged in sloping tiers so that spectators in the back can see over the heads of those in front

(theatre is a part of ...) a stage in a theater on which actors can perform

(theatre is a part of ...) room for passengers or spectators to stand

"there was standing room for thousands more people"

(theatre is a part of ...) a large platform on which people can stand and can be seen by an audience

"he clambered up onto the stage and got the actors to help him into the box"

(theatre is a part of ...) seating at the rear of the main floor (beneath the balconies)

(theatre is a part of ...) seating on the main floor between the orchestra and the parquet circle

(theatre is a part of ...) lowered area in front of a stage where an orchestra accompanies the performers

(theatre is a part of ...) seating on the main floor in a theater

(theatre is a part of ...) the office where tickets of admission are sold

(theatre is a part of ...) a curved section or tier of seats in a hall or theater or opera house; usually the first tier above the orchestra

"they had excellent seats in the dress circle"

(theatre is a part of ...) a backstage room in a theater where performers rest or have visitors

(theatre belongs to category ...) the art of writing and producing plays

Definition 2: the art of writing and producing plays - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for theatre in the sense of this definition

(theatre is a kind of ...) the activity of communicating; the activity of conveying information

"they could not act without official communication from Moscow"

(... is a kind of theatre ) the theater as a profession (usually `the stage')

"an early movie simply showed a long kiss by two actors of the contemporary stage"

(theatre is a part of ...) a play for performance on the stage or television or in a movie etc.

(theatre is the domain which ... is member of) a sloping gallery with seats for spectators (as in an operating room or theater)

(theatre is the domain which ... is member of) play a subordinate role to (another performer)

"Olivier supported Gielgud beautifully in the second act"

(theatre is the domain which ... is member of) be the star in a performance

(theatre is the domain which ... is member of) appear as a character on stage or appear in a play, etc.

"Gielgud appears briefly in this movie" "She appeared in `Hamlet' on the London stage"

(theatre is the domain which ... is member of) be the co-star in a performance

(theatre is the domain which ... is member of) exaggerate one's acting

(theatre is the domain which ... is member of) act (a role) with great restraint

(theatre is the domain which ... is member of) at or toward the rear of the stage

"the dancers were directed to move upstage"

(theatre is the domain which ... is member of) come on stage

(theatre is the domain which ... is member of) act as the stooge

"His role was to stooge for the popular comedian"

(theatre is the domain which ... is member of) perform on a stage or theater

"She acts in this play" "He acted in `Julius Caesar'" "I played in `A Christmas Carol'"

(theatre is the domain which ... is member of) someone who sells tickets (e.g., theater seats or travel accommodations)

(theatre is the domain which ... is member of) a space reserved for sitting (as in a theater or on a train or airplane)

"he booked their seats in advance" "he sat in someone else's place"

(theatre is the domain which ... is member of) (theater) the space over the stage (out of view of the audience) used to store scenery (drop curtains)

(theatre is the domain which ... is member of) (theater) irony that occurs when the meaning of the situation is understood by the audience but not by the characters in the play

(theatre is the domain which ... is member of) a building where theatrical performances or motion-picture shows can be presented

"the house was full"

(theatre is the domain which ... is member of) a television system that is not used for broadcasting but is connected by cables to designated monitors (as in a factory or theater)

(theatre is the domain which ... is member of) at or toward the front of the stage

"the actors moved further and further downstage"

Definition 3: a region in which active military operations are in progress - [noun denoting location]

Samples where theatre or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the army was in the field awaiting action
  • he served in the Vietnam theater for three years

Synonyms for theatre in the sense of this definition

(theatre is a kind of ...) a large indefinite location on the surface of the Earth

"penguins inhabit the polar regions"

(theatre is a part of ...) a military area where combat forces operate

(... is part of theatre) the entire land, sea, and air area that may become or is directly involved in war operations

(theatre belongs to category ...) the military forces of a nation

"their military is the largest in the region" "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"

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