Definition of 'role'
- 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
- an actor's portrayal of someone in a play; "she played the part of Desdemona"
Synonyms: character theatrical role part persona
- 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
- normal or customary activity of a person in a particular social setting; "what is your role on the team?"