Definition of Roster

1. Noun. A list of names. "His name was struck off the rolls"

Exact synonyms: Roll
Generic synonyms: List, Listing
Specialized synonyms: Batting Order, Card, Lineup, Death-roll, Muster Roll, Church Roll, Rota, Waiting List



Definition of Roster

1. n. A register or roll showing the order in which officers, enlisted men, companies, or regiments are called on to serve.

Definition of Roster

1. Noun. A list of names, usually for an organization of some kind such as military officers and enlisted personnel enrolled in a particular unit; a muster roll; or a sports team, with the names of players who are eligible to be placed in the lineup for a particular game. ¹

2. Noun. A list of the jobs to be done by members of an ''organization'' and often with the date/time that they are expected to do them. ¹

3. Verb. The act of placing a name on a roster. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Roster

1. a list of names [n -S]

Medical Definition of Roster

1. A register or roll showing the order in which officers, enlisted men, companies, or regiments are called on to serve. Origin: Perhaps a corruption of register; or cf. Roll. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Literary usage of Roster

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1. Army Regulations by Confederate States of America War Dept, United States War Dept (1911)
"THE roster. 366. A roster is a list of officers or men for duty, with a record of the duty performed by each, Generally details for duty are so made that ..."

2. Principles of Secondary Education by Paul Monroe (1914)
"Making the roster for promotion by subjects is the most complicated task in ... Therefore, the pupil who has in his roster a conflict with one period of a ..."

3. Principles of Secondary Education by Paul Monroe (1914)
"Making the roster for promotion by subjects is the most complicated task in ... Therefore, the pupil who has in his roster a conflict with one period of a ..."

4. Principles of Secondary Education by Paul Monroe (1914)
"Making the roster for promotion by subjects is the most complicated task in ... Therefore, the pupil who has in his roster a conflict with one period of a ..."

5. Company Administration by William Henry Waldron (1917)
"(For Keeping the Duty roster.) General. 1. The duty roster for troops, batteries, companies, and detachments shows the names of all enlisted men of the ..."

6. History of the One Hundred and Fifty-third Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers by William R. Kiefer, Newton Heston Mack (1909)
"The compiler asks the kind indulgence of the comrades, and submits this roster as being as nearly reliable as can be made at this late day. ..."

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