Textual thesaurus for "role"

(noun) part, office, function

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

(noun) use, purpose, function

what something is used for

the function of an auger is to bore holes; ballet is beautiful but what use is it?

(noun) persona, part, theatrical role, character

an actor's portrayal of someone in a play

she played the part of Desdemona