Definition of roster
- a duty roster
His name has been added to the team roster.
The team has a roster of 40 players.
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First Known Use: 1727See Words from the same year
: 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
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