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Synonyms for role
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. function, office, part, rolenoun

    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, personanoun

    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, usenoun

    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. rolenoun

    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

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How to use role in a sentence?

  1. Jason Redman:

    I think special operations will always play a heavier role in the war years to come, but we also have to balance that so we don't burn out these forces. And I think we've seen some of that over the last several years of this 20-year war.

  2. Matshidiso Moeti:

    One of the most important lessons. . . is the need to engage with, work with, enable communities to be knowledgeable, to be empowered to play their role in different ways.

  3. Federica Mogherini:

    On the other side, call for Iran to play a major, major but positive, role on Syria in particular, to encourage the regime to ... (support) a Syrian-led transition.

  4. Kristopher Alexander:

    Ring Fit Adventure is the answer to sedentary game play that is often the focus of video games in popular media, this game is the one that our family can not get enough of, and I'm okay with it. Physical activity is a non-separable part of this experience, and it's couched within a traditional role playing game( RPG) game design style. We love this one.

  5. Peter Beyer:

    I think one has to see the Macron and Merkel visits as one, macron will take care of the nice pictures and play his role. Merkel will deliver the hard work and play hers.


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