What does the word role mean?

Usage examples for role

  1. The role of the great man is still an important one. – Socialism: Positive and Negative by Robert Rives La Monte
  2. More than ever Jane felt as if she had dropped into another world, and so small an incident as the omission of the usual respectful salute of a servant, gave her a delightful sense of success and security in her new role. – The Rosary by Florence L. Barclay
  3. The play was repeated, Clemens assisting, adding to the parts, and himself playing the role of Miles Hendon. – Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete The Personal And Literary Life Of Samuel Langhorne Clemens by Albert Bigelow Paine Last Updated: February 20, 2009