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Noun theater has 3 senses
- theater, theatre, house - a building where theatrical performances or motion-picture shows can be presented; "the house was full"
--1 is a kind of building, edifice
--1 has parts:
--1 has particulars:
| ||arena theater, theater in the round; cinema, movie theater, movie theatre, movie house, picture palace; dinner theater, dinner theatre; home theater, home theatre; little theater, little theatre; music hall, vaudeville theater, vaudeville theatre; opera, opera house|
- dramaturgy, dramatic art, dramatics, theater, theatre - the art of writing and producing plays
--2 is a kind of communication, communicating
--2 has parts: dramatic composition, dramatic work
--2 has particulars: stage
- field, field of operations, theater, theater of operations, theatre, theatre of operations - a region in which active military operations are in progress; "the army was in the field awaiting action"; "he served in the Vietnam theater for three years"
--3 is a kind of region
--3 is a part of theater of war, theatre of war
--3 has parts: combat zone, combat area