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English noun: participant role

1. participant role (communication) (linguistics) the underlying relation that a constituent has with the main verb in a clause

Synonymssemantic role

Broader (hypernym)grammatical category, syntactic category

Narrower (hyponym)affected role, agent, agentive role, benefactive role, beneficiary, instrument, instrumental role, locative, locative role, patient, patient role, recipient, recipient role, result, resultant role, temporal, temporal role

Domain categorylinguistics

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