role

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performance of a part or role in a drama acting , performing , playacting , playing
citizen who takes an active role in the community (as in crime prevention and neighborhood watch) active citizen
semantic role of an entity that is not the agent but is directly involved in or affected by the happening denoted by the verb in the clause affected role , patient , patient role
semantic role of the animate entity that instigates or causes the happening denoted by the verb in the clause agent , agentive role
English physiologist who, with Andrew Huxley, discovered the role of potassium and sodium atoms in the transmission of the nerve impulse (born in 1914) Alan Hodgkin , Hodgkin , Sir Alan Lloyd Hodgkin
almond-shaped neural structure in the anterior part of the temporal lobe of the cerebrum; intimately connected with the hypothalamus and the hippocampus and the cingulate gyrus; as part of the limbic system it plays an important role in motivation and emo amygdala , amygdaloid nucleus , corpus amygdaloideum
English physiologist who, with Alan Hodgkin, discovered the role of potassium and sodium ions in the transmission of the nerve impulse (born in 1917) Andrew Fielding Huxley , Andrew Huxley , Huxley
fictitious name used when the person performs a particular social role anonym , nom de guerre , pseudonym
heavy ductile magnetic metallic element; is silver-white in pure form but readily rusts; used in construction and tools and armament; plays a role in the transport of oxygen by the blood atomic number 26 , Fe , iron
English architect who played a prominent role in the 19th century revival of Gothic architecture (1812-1852) Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin , Pugin
semantic role of the intended recipient who benefits from the happening denoted by the verb in the clause benefactive role , beneficiary
printer whose success as an author led him to take up politics; he helped draw up the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution; he played a major role in the American Revolution and negotiated French support for the colonists; as a scientist he is Benjamin Franklin , Franklin
British labor leader and statesman who played an important role in diplomacy after World War II (1884-1951) Bevin , Ernest Bevin
small role bit part , minor role
United States general who played an important role in the Allied victory in World War II (1893-1981) Bradley , Omar Bradley , Omar Nelson Bradley
English actor who was the first to play the leading role in several of Shakespeare's tragedies (1567-1619) Burbage , Richard Burbage
bit part or role cameo
assign role cast
monotheistic system of beliefs and practices based on the Old Testament and the teachings of Jesus as embodied in the New Testament and emphasizing the role of Jesus as savior Christianity , Christian religion
French statesman who played a key role in negotiating the Treaty of Versailles (1841-1929) Clemenceau , Georges Clemenceau , Georges Eugene Benjamin Clemenceau
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