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1. gender

noun. ['ˈdʒɛndɝ'] a grammatical category in inflected languages governing the agreement between nouns and pronouns and adjectives; in some languages it is quite arbitrary but in Indo-European languages it is usually based on sex or animateness.

Synonyms

  • neuter
  • grammatical category
  • masculine
  • syntactic category
  • feminine

Antonyms

  • inanimateness
  • animateness
  • femininity
  • heterosexual

Etymology

  • gendren (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Gender Role

  • self-control
  • rock-and-roll
  • decontrol
  • rock'n'roll
  • espanol
  • control
  • pistole
  • patrol
  • mcdole
  • extol
  • console
  • stroll
  • strole
  • strohl
  • scroll
  • pajole
  • nicolle
  • nicole
  • mccoll
  • mccole
  • madole
  • enroll
  • devaul
  • cajole
  • abrol
  • viole
  • troll
  • stoll
  • stole
  • stol

Sentences with gender-role


1. Noun Phrase
Culture influences how men and women think about themselves within their gender role.

2. Noun Phrase
Culture and society has an enormous impact on gender roles in America.

3. Noun Phrase
In the 1920s, as gender roles shifted, young boys and girls had new examples to model.

4. Noun Phrase
This constant bombardment of information presents traditional and evolving less-traditionally defined gender roles.

2. gender

noun. ['ˈdʒɛndɝ'] the properties that distinguish organisms on the basis of their reproductive roles.

Synonyms

  • physiological property
  • asexual
  • masculinity
  • sex
  • female
  • male
  • maleness
  • femaleness
  • androgyny
  • sexuality
  • nonsexual
  • hermaphroditism
  • feminineness
  • bisexuality
  • androgynous

Antonyms

  • asexual
  • male
  • maleness
  • femaleness
  • female
  • androgynous

Etymology

  • gendren (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. role

noun. ['ˈroʊl'] the actions and activities assigned to or required or expected of a person or group.

Synonyms

  • part
  • lieu
  • duty
  • stead
  • capacity
  • portfolio
  • office
  • function
  • hat
  • position
  • second fiddle

Antonyms

  • adult
  • follower
  • outside
  • inside

Etymology

  • rôle (French)

4. role

noun. ['ˈroʊl'] an actor's portrayal of someone in a play.

Synonyms

  • title role
  • bit part
  • heroine
  • characterization
  • personation
  • ingenue
  • hero
  • villain
  • part
  • portrayal
  • minor role
  • persona
  • theatrical role
  • enactment
  • baddie
  • character
  • heavy

Antonyms

  • connect
  • attach
  • stay
  • unify

Etymology

  • rôle (French)

5. role

noun. ['ˈroʊl'] what something is used for.

Synonyms

  • use
  • raison d'etre
  • functional
  • purpose
  • nonfunctional
  • function
  • utility

Antonyms

  • functional
  • uselessness
  • inutility
  • beginning

Etymology

  • rôle (French)

6. role

noun. ['ˈroʊl'] normal or customary activity of a person in a particular social setting.

Synonyms

  • gender role
  • position

Antonyms

  • middle
  • end
  • misconception

Etymology

  • rôle (French)
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