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Synonyms for role
roʊl

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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 pronounce role?

Alex
Alex
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Daniel
Daniel
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Karen
Karen
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Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say role in sign language?

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How to use role in a sentence?

  1. State Department spokesman John Kirby:

    The process is handled collaboratively between [the Department of Homeland Security] and the State Department, obviously, the State Department's role is primarily overseas with the fiance that is applying for the K-1 visa program.

  2. Sherif Otaifa:

    Private investment will play a major role.

  3. Abigail Addi:

    I met him last night. I was shaking, it was surreal, he’s definitely a role model for me, and I’m sure for many other young conservatives.

  4. Myrna Perez:

    We can't underestimate Justice Ginsburg role, justice Ginsburg had a way of writing Justice Ginsburg decisions so that they performed an active civic education. Justice Ginsburg was able to explain things in a way that people understood.

  5. Denise Feriozzi:

    We are going to play a bigger role than we have ever played, there is going to be a level of excitement for our Emily's List community and from women and men around the country to elect the first women president and, more importantly, to elect the right person.


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