Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun player

5 senses of player

Sense 1
player, participant -- (a person who participates in or is skilled at some game)
       => contestant -- (a person who participates in competitions)

Sense 2
musician, instrumentalist, player -- (someone who plays a musical instrument (as a profession))
       => performer, performing artist -- (an entertainer who performs a dramatic or musical work for an audience)

Sense 3
actor, histrion, player, thespian, role player -- (a theatrical performer)
       => performer, performing artist -- (an entertainer who performs a dramatic or musical work for an audience)

Sense 4
player -- (a person who pursues a number of different social and sexual partners simultaneously)
       => person, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soul -- (a human being; "there was too much for one person to do")

Sense 5
player -- (an important participant (as in a business deal); "he was a major player in setting up the corporation")
       => participant -- (someone who takes part in an activity)

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