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Definition of "roster" []

  • A list, especially of names. (noun)
  • A list of the names of military officers and enlisted personnel enrolled in a particular unit. (noun)
  • A list or register, esp one showing the order of people enrolled for duty (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • The list of advertising agencies regularly used by a particular company (noun)
  • To place on a roster (verb)

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Use "roster" in a sentence
  • "Posey said accountability up and down the roster is the reason for Boston's success on defense."
  • "Sure, but Iverson's name on the roster is the only proof he's still with Philadelphia, and that connection is thinner than the paper it's printed on."
  • "Except for third-string center DJ Mbenga, out for the year after tearing a ligament in his right knee, everyone on the roster is available to play. ..."