role-play

verb
\ˈrōl-ˌplā, -ˈplā\
role-played; role-playing; role-plays

Definition of role-play 

transitive verb

1 : to act out the role of

2 : to represent in action students were asked to role-play the thoughts and feelings of each character— R. G. Lambert

intransitive verb

: to play a role

First Known Use of role-play

1949, in the meaning defined at transitive sense 1

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role-play

transitive verb
\ˈrōl-ˌplā \

Medical Definition of role-play 

intransitive verb

: to play a role

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