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roll (ROHL) (verb)
1. To cause something to move in a circular fashion: When Ralph kicked the ball, it started to roll down the hill.
2. To form or to wrap something into a ball shape: Before tossing the scrap paper into the recycling bin, Sue will roll it into a round fashion.
3. To continually shift one's visual sense organs, frequently in a context of amazement or fear: Adam saw Eve's eyes roll while she watched the sword swallower at the circus.
roll (ROHL) (noun)
A list or record of names or related items: The roll of students' names included many that were familiar to the principal.
role (ROHL) (noun)
1. The part in a play or similar production undertaken by an actor: Helen got the lead role in the romantic play which the drama department was preparing to present to the public.
2. Patterns of social behavior as suggested by one's status in a group: Randy's role at family gatherings was as the wise and kindly friend.

The director called the roll, announcing a role for each participant at the same time. Martin saw his friend roll her eyes when she was given the role of a silly goose. His role required him to roll down the hill.

Word Entries containing the term: “role
Biometrics: Important Role in Physical Access Control
A biometric tool that is important for physical-access control.
title role
1. The role of the character after whom the play is named: "He has now taken on the role of a philanthropist in the play, Rich Man, Poor Man."
2. The role of a character who is named in the title of a play, film, opera, etc.: "She sang the title role in the opera Carmen."
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Word Entries at Get Words: “role
A pattern of behavior displayed by certain members of an insect society that has an effect on other members in a way that divides labor.
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role (s) (noun), roles (pl)
1. The part played by an actor in a stage or filmed performance: Hector Long was famous for the roles he created on stage that required swashbuckling sword work.
2. The function or purpose of an object or tool: The significant role of the computer in everyday life has been recognised by research projects.
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