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Definition of 'role'

Noun

  1. 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: function office part
  2. an actor's portrayal of someone in a play; "she played the part of Desdemona"
       Synonyms: character theatrical role part persona
  3. what something is used for; "the function of an auger is to bore holes"; "ballet is beautiful but what use is it?"
       Synonyms: function purpose use
  4. normal or customary activity of a person in a particular social setting; "what is your role on the team?"


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