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Synonyms for role

Synonyms for (noun) role

Synonyms: part, office, function, role Definition: the actions and activities assigned to or required or expected of a person or group Usage: the function of a teacher; the government must do its part; play its role

Similar words: duty Definition: work that you are obliged to perform for moral or legal reasons Usage: the duties of the job

Synonyms: role Definition: normal or customary activity of a person in a particular social setting Usage: what is your role on the team?

Similar words: activity Definition: any specific behavior Usage: they avoided all recreational activity

Synonyms: use, purpose, role, function Definition: what something is used for Usage: the function of an auger is to bore holes; ballet is beautiful but what use is it?

Similar words: usefulness, utility Definition: the quality of being of practical use

Synonyms: persona, part, role, theatrical role, character Definition: an actor's portrayal of someone in a play Usage: she played the part of Desdemona

Similar words: portrayal, personation, enactment, characterization Definition: acting the part of a character on stage; dramatically representing the character by speech and action and gesture