noun \ˈräs-tər also ˈrs- or ˈrōs-\

: 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

Full Definition of ROSTER

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
:  an itemized list

Examples of ROSTER

  1. His name has been added to the team roster.
  2. The team has a roster of 40 players.

Origin of ROSTER

Dutch rooster, literally, gridiron; from the parallel lines
First Known Use: 1727

Rhymes with ROSTER


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