Associations to the word «Role»


RÔLE, noun. Alternative spelling of role
ROLE, noun. A character or part played by a performer or actor.
ROLE, noun. The expected behaviour of an individual in a society.
ROLE, noun. The function or position of something.
ROLE, noun. Designation that denotes an associated set of responsibilities, knowledge, skills, and attitudes
ROLE, noun. (grammar): The function of a word in a phrase.
ROLE CONFLICT, noun. (sociology) a conflict among the roles corresponding to two or more statuses.
ROLE CONFLICTS, noun. Plural of role conflict
ROLE MODEL, noun. A person who serves as an example, whose behavior is emulated by others
ROLE MODELS, noun. Plural of role model
ROLE PLAYER, noun. Alternative form of roleplayer
ROLE PLAYER, noun. (basketball) A player who isn't one of the best players on the team, but still contributes to the team in a meaningful way
ROLE PLAYERS, noun. Plural of role player
ROLE PLAYING GAME, noun. Alternative spelling of roleplaying game
ROLE PLAYING GAMES, noun. Plural of role playing game

Dictionary definition

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".
ROLE, noun. An actor's portrayal of someone in a play; "she played the part of Desdemona".
ROLE, noun. What something is used for; "the function of an auger is to bore holes"; "ballet is beautiful but what use is it?".
ROLE, noun. Normal or customary activity of a person in a particular social setting; "what is your role on the team?".

Wise words

All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope.
Winston Churchill