|psychol See also psychodrama activity in which a person imitates, consciously or unconsciously, a role uncharacteristic of himself|
v. role-·played, role-·play·ing, role-·plays
To assume deliberately the part or role of; act out. n.
A psychotherapeutic technique, designed to reduce the conflict inherent in various social situations, in which participants act out particular behavioral roles in order to expand their awareness of differing points of view.