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Synonyms for role
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  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. Kamala Harris:

    I’m going to Africa mainly to talk with African leaders about what we as the United States are prepared to do to have our role in investing in the future of that continent.

  2. Wyatt Werneth:

    It’s an important role, I really do want to see more people coming back to it.

  3. Lisa London:

    I discovered Miley Cyrus, i wanted to let everyone know that Belinda, who is lovely by the way, was never in the top three for the role of Hannah.

  4. Dimitris Avramopoulos:

    It has become a huge political issue that is dividing Europe right now, and our role is to put together all these contradictory elements, i can tell you, it's not easy. It is a huge challenge that has to do also with the future of Europe.

  5. Vice Foreign Minister Wang Chao:

    This is a very big issue. China has good bilateral relations with Britain and also with the EU, china has resolutely and consistently supported the European integration process. So we would like to see Europe as one bloc and continue to play an even more important role in international affairs.


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