An actor’s part in a play, movie, etc.
a small role in the film
another term for role playing.
The role or behavior learned by a person as appropriate to their sex, determined by the prevailing cultural norms
The role or behavior learned by a person as appropriate to their gender, determined by the prevailing cultural norms
A person looked to by others as an example to be imitated
The part in a play, movie, television show, etc., from which the work’s title is taken
The acting out of the part of a particular person or character, for example as a technique in training or psychotherapy
A situation in which someone adopts a role the reverse of that which they normally assume in relation to someone else, who typically assumes their role in exchange
(In Chomskyan linguistics) any of a set of semantic roles that a noun phrase may have in relation to a verb, for example agent, patient, location, source, or goal
A game in which players take on the roles of imaginary characters who engage in adventures, typically in a particular computerized fantasy setting overseen by a referee
(Chiefly of an aircraft) capable of performing several roles