What are some opposite words for role?

Antonyms for role
roʊl

This page is about all possible antonyms and opposite words for the term role.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. function, office, part, role(noun)

    the actions and activities assigned to or required or expected of a person or group

    "the function of a teacher"; "the government must do its part"; "play its role"

    Synonyms:
    billet, berth, constituent, place, spot, social occasion, bureau, portion, procedure, office staff, function, section, share, post, piece, component, character, subroutine, division, part, authority, purpose, position, subprogram, power, government agency, theatrical role, agency, mapping, contribution, business office, use, region, single-valued function, persona, routine, social function, parting, percentage, affair, situation, office, component part, mathematical function, occasion, map, federal agency, voice

  2. character, role, theatrical role, part, persona(noun)

    an actor's portrayal of someone in a play

    "she played the part of Desdemona"

    Synonyms:
    graphic symbol, type, reference, case, piece, eccentric, fictitious character, theatrical role, portion, fibre, function, grapheme, section, quality, constituent, fictional character, share, character, division, part, purpose, fiber, contribution, component, use, region, image, persona, component part, percentage, parting, character reference, office, lineament, voice

  3. function, purpose, role, use(noun)

    what something is used for

    "the function of an auger is to bore holes"; "ballet is beautiful but what use is it?"

    Synonyms:
    utilisation, habit, usage, routine, social occasion, manipulation, theatrical role, use of goods and services, procedure, function, occasion, character, subroutine, part, determination, aim, usance, purpose, enjoyment, subprogram, employment, mapping, use, consumption, single-valued function, persona, intention, economic consumption, intent, social function, exercise, affair, office, mathematical function, map, utilization, design

  4. role(noun)

    normal or customary activity of a person in a particular social setting

    "what is your role on the team?"

    Synonyms:
    theatrical role, use, character, part, persona, purpose, function, office

How to use role in a sentence?

  1. Ben Watkins:

    I didn't want this to be a character who was already physically imposing and already used to doing his own dirty work, that hesitation was immediately put to rest when Ron came in and met with us, and one of the first things that he said was that the role scared him.

  2. Derrick Hom:

    It appears that decay in the structural members probably played a role.

  3. Kotaro Kohno:

    The more massive a galaxy, the more massive the supermassive black hole at its heart. So the study of these galaxies and their evolution will tell us more about the evolution of supermassive black holes, too, massive galaxies are also intimately connected with the distribution of invisible dark matter. This plays a role in shaping the structure and distribution of galaxies. Theoretical researchers will need to update their theories now.

  4. Erich Fitzgerald:

    Paleontology is one of the last branches of science where serendipity, where chance events, timing, coincidence plays a most vital role, on that particular day at that particular time, Phil Mullaly was the right man for the job on that beach on the southern coast of Australia.

  5. Rumer Willis:

    Obviously so many different women come into this role, i feel like they do a really incredible job of making sure that each woman that comes in is really able to make the character her own. I sat down and just to being able to put on the wig and have the whole character come together has been incredible.

How to pronounce role?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say role in sign language?

  1. role

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