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roster

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noun ros·ter \ˈräs-tər also ˈrȯs- or ˈrōs-\

Simple Definition of roster

  • : a list of the people or things that belong to a particular group, team, etc.

  • : a group of people or things whose names are included on a roster

  • : a list that shows the order in which a job or duty is to be done by the members of a group

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of roster

  1. 1 a :  a roll or list of personnel b :  such a list giving the order in which a duty is to be performed <a duty roster> c :  the persons listed on a roster

  2. 2 :  an itemized list

Examples of roster in a sentence

  1. His name has been added to the team roster.

  2. The team has a roster of 40 players.



Origin and Etymology of roster

Dutch rooster, literally, gridiron; from the parallel lines


First Known Use: 1727

Rhymes with roster


ROSTER Defined for Kids

roster

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noun ros·ter \ˈrä-stər\

Definition of roster for Students

  1. :  an orderly list of people belonging to some group





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