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Webster 1913 Edition


Roster

Ros′ter

,
Noun.
[Perhaps a corruption of
register
; or cf.
roll
.]
(Mil.)
A register or roll showing the order in which officers, enlisted men, companies, or regiments are called on to serve.

Webster 1828 Edition


Roster

ROS'TER

,
Noun.
In military affairs, a plan or table by which the duty of officers is regulated.
In Massachusetts, a list of the officers of a division, brigade, regiment or battalion, containing under several heads their names, rank, the corps to which they belong, date of commission and place of abode. These are called division rosters, brigade rosters, regimental or battalion rosters.
The word is also used frequently instead of register, which comprehends a general list of all the officers of the state, from the commander in chief to the lowest in commission, under the same appropriate heads, with an additional column for noting the alterations which take place.

Definition 2022


roster

roster

See also: röster and Röster

English

Noun

roster (plural rosters)

  1. 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; a sports team, with the names of players who are eligible to be placed in the lineup for a particular game; or a list of students officially enrolled in a school or class.
  2. 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.
    The secretary has produced a new cleaning roster for the Church over the remainder of the year.

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Verb

roster (third-person singular simple present rosters, present participle rostering, simple past and past participle rostered)

  1. To place the name of (a person) on a roster.
    I have rostered you for cleaning duties on the first Monday of each month.

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Spanish

Noun

roster m (plural rosters)

  1. (baseball) roster