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    role - Dictionary definition and meaning for word role

    Definition
    (noun) the actions and activities assigned to or required or expected of a person or group
    Synonyms : function , office , part
    Example Sentence
    • the function of a teacher
    • the government must do its part
    • play its role
    Definition
    (noun) an actor's portrayal of someone in a play
    Example Sentence
    • she played the part of Desdemona
    Definition
    (noun) what something is used for
    Synonyms : function , purpose , use
    Example Sentence
    • the function of an auger is to bore holes
    • ballet is beautiful but what use is it?
    Definition
    (noun) normal or customary activity of a person in a particular social setting
    Example Sentence
    • what is your role on the team?
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