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Definition of Roster

  • A register or roll showing the order in which officers, enlisted men, companies, or regiments are called on to serve.
  • a list of names

How to use roster in a sentence. Roster pronunciation.

Had the painter dared to suggest motherhood in that other figure-the one with the flowered raiment-he would have offended against decency, and the art-sense of the world would have stricken his name from the roster of fame forever, and made him anathema.
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Four left-handed pitchers are now on the roster of the Boston Red Sox of the American League.
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Snettishane calmly continued calling the roster of eligible maidens, which, name by name, as fast as uttered, were stamped ineligible by John Fox, with specified objections appended.
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CHAPTER XIII ROSTER OF NEGRO OFFICERS.
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Following is the roster of Negro officers commissioned.
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Starting with a mere nominal membership before the war, its roster rose to the mighty total of more than 28,000,000 American men, women and children when the war ended.
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Incredible as it sounds, Captain Delano's roster accounted for fifty of them as dead while he was still in the prime of life, and most of them had been snuffed out by violence.
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Then came a roster of the company when it first entered service; then of those who had joined afterward; then of those who were present now.
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I understand _this_. One hundred and thirty-seven new horses to be licked into shape somehow before Luck comes round again; a hairy-heeled draft who'll give more trouble than the horses; a camp next cold weather for a certainty; ourselves the first on the roster; the Russian shindy ready to come to a head at five minutes' notice, and you, the best of us all, backing out of it all!
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While occupied the second day in its completion, it occurred to me I was in orders for duty on the following, which was that of my promised visit to the oasis; and I despatched my servant with my compliments to your father, and a request that he would be so obliging as to take my guard for me on the morrow, and I would perform his duty when next his name appeared on the roster.
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On November 1 only eighteen agencies were left on the roster; with two exceptions, where some legal questions seemed to stand temporarily in the way, these have been changed to superintendencies, and their heads brought into the classified civil service.
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Long after the Bible has passed out of existence, the name of Shakespeare will lead the intellectual roster of the world.
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Associated Words: nominal, nominally, titular, titulary, onomatology, patronomatology, onomasticon, orismology, pseudepigraphy, pseudonymity, roster, register, née, nomancy, namesake, eponymy, of that ilk, nomenclator, heteronym, synedoche, nominative. name, v. entitle, denominate, style, call, christen, dub, term; designate, specify, nominate.
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See scoundrel. roguery, n. cheating, knavery, fraud; mischievousness. roguish, a. knavish, tricky; waggish, sportive, arch, mischievous. roil, v. make turbid, rile. roily, a. turbid, muddy, feculent. roll, n. scroll; roster, record; convolution, trundle, coil. roll, v. wheel, whirl, revolve, rotate, turn, gyrate, spin, trundle, circumgyrate; inwrap, infold, convolve; wallow, welter; rock, sway, lurch, titubate, fluctuate.
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For the benefit of those who are making their acquaintance for the first time it may be stated that besides Jack Stormways and the four boys who were with him on the frozen Bushkill this December afternoon, the roster of the Red Fox Patrol counted three other names.
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As the roster was being called it might be just as well to give the full membership of the troop so that the reader may be made acquainted with the chosen comrades of Jack and Paul.
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We learned to wait regularly for the ceremony of seeing Sir Monocle and his load toted off to bed at nine o'clock every night, just as we learned to linger in the offing and watch the nimble knife-work when the prize invalid of the ship's roster had cornered a fresh victim.
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Examples of Roster

Example #1
That figure when it was painted was history, and must have had a very tender interest for two persons at least.
Example #2
The woman's downcast gaze is full of tenderness and truth.
Example #3
John Radloff, of South Chicago, completes the quartet.
Example #4
Red Sox Have Four Southpaws.
Example #5
Again he gave it up and started to return to the Fort.
Example #6
For John Fox, elemental as he was, was still complex enough to entertain several glimmering ideas at a time, which debarred him from pursuing the one as single-heartedly or as far as did the chief.