role meaning

  • A role (also rôle or social role) is a set of connected behaviours, rights, obligations, beliefs,
  • The division of labour in society takes the form of the interaction among heterogeneous specialised
  • Social roles included appropriate and permitted forms of behaviour, guided by social norms,
  • NounPLrolesSUF-ole
    1. A character or part played by a performer or actor.
      1. My neighbor was the lead role in last year's village play. ‎
      2. Her dream was to get a role in a Hollywood movie, no matter how small. ‎
    2. The expected behaviour of an individual in a society.
      1. The role of women has changed significantly in the last century. ‎
    3. The function or position of something.
      1. Local volunteers played an important role in cleaning the beach after the oil spill. ‎
      2. What rôle does the wax in your earhole fulfill? ‎
    4. Designation that denotes an associated set of responsibilities, knowledge, skills, and attitudes.
      1. The project manager role is responsible for ensuring that everyone on the team knows and executes his or her assigned tasks. ‎
    5. (grammar): The function of a word in a phrase.
    6. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • The digital channelizer, which is used to split the received signal into a number of sub-channels, plays an important role in SDR systems.
        • Therefore, the adhesive role of type XIV collagen may interact with type I collagen, PRELP and angiomotin.
        • It is only at Carignano that she can forshake the prescribed role of wife/mother, a domesticated, servile woman. —Mithilesh K. Pandey.
      2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
        • Such as when α-1,3-glucan is injected alone into the mice, it stimulates the host immune response and consequently has an antifumigatus development role.

    Meaning of role for the defined word.

    Grammatically, this word "role" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Nouns
        • Countable nouns
      Difficultness: Level 3
      Easy     ➨     Difficult
      Definiteness: Level 8
      Definite    ➨     Versatile
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      1. en roles
      2. en roled
      3. en roleplay
      4. en roleless
      5. en role-play