Synonyms for performers
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PERFORMERS
Lay some more down in the centre as a flooring for the performers.
Some of the other performers were leaving the orchestra by two little doors.
Then we saw emerge from the temple a third band of performers.
The performers had been as agile then as now; but their agility had been free from any danger of a tumble.
The thirty performers were skillful musicians, and the effect was admirable.
He doesn't seem to have noticed at all how cleverly you have used your performers.
They could hardly be called listeners, for they were all performers.
As for the performers, I can readily believe they never heard a note of the whole.
Without him the stage had no attraction, and she cared not who were the performers.
Clemens, introducing the performers, was the gay feature of the occasion.
c.1300, "carry into effect, fulfill, discharge," via Anglo-French performer, altered (by influence of Old French forme "form") from Old French parfornir "to do, carry out, finish, accomplish," from par- "completely" (see per-) + fornir "to provide" (see furnish).
Theatrical/musical sense is from c.1600. The verb was used with wider senses in Middle English than now, including "to make, construct; produce, bring about;" also "come true" (of dreams), and to performen muche time was "to live long." Related: Performed; performing.