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roll

noun (n)

  • rotary motion of an object around its own axis (noun.event)
    source: wordnet30
  • a list of names (noun.communication)
    Synonym: roster
    Example:
    His name was struck off the rolls.
    source: wordnet30
  • a long heavy sea wave as it advances towards the shore (noun.event)
    Synonym: roller, rolling wave
    source: wordnet30
  • photographic film rolled up inside a container to protect it from light (noun.artifact)
    source: wordnet30
  • a round shape formed by a series of concentric circles (as formed by leaves or flower petals) (noun.shape)
    source: wordnet30
  • a roll of currency notes (often taken as the resources of a person or business etc.) (noun.possession)
    Synonym: bankroll
    Example:
    He shot his roll on a bob-tailed nag.
    source: wordnet30
  • small rounded bread either plain or sweet (noun.food)
    Synonym: bun
    source: wordnet30
  • a deep prolonged sound (as of thunder or large bells) (noun.event)
    Synonym: peal, pealing, rolling
    source: wordnet30
  • the sound of a drum (especially a snare drum) beaten rapidly and continuously (noun.event)
    source: wordnet30
  • a document that can be rolled up (as for storage) (noun.communication)
    Synonym: scroll
    source: wordnet30
  • anything rolled up in cylindrical form (noun.artifact)
    source: wordnet30
  • the act of throwing dice (noun.act)
    Synonym: cast
    source: wordnet30
  • walking with a swaying gait (noun.act)
    source: wordnet30
  • a flight maneuver; aircraft rotates about its longitudinal axis without changing direction or losing altitude (noun.act)
    source: wordnet30
  • the act of rolling something (as the ball in bowling) (noun.act)
    Synonym: bowl
    source: wordnet30
  • The act of rolling, or state of being rolled; as, the roll of a ball; the roll of waves. (noun)
    source: webster1913

verb (v)

  • move by turning over or rotating (verb.motion)
    Synonym: turn over
    Example:
    The child rolled down the hill.
    source: wordnet30
  • move along on or as if on wheels or a wheeled vehicle (verb.motion)
    Synonym: wheel
    Example:
    The President's convoy rolled past the crowds.
    source: wordnet30
  • occur in soft rounded shapes (verb.stative)
    Synonym: undulate
    Example:
    The hills rolled past.
    source: wordnet30
  • flatten or spread with a roller (verb.contact)
    Synonym: roll out
    Example:
    Roll out the paper.
    source: wordnet30
  • emit, produce, or utter with a deep prolonged reverberating sound (verb.perception)
    Example:
    The thunder rolled.
    Rolling drums.
    source: wordnet30
  • arrange or or coil around (verb.contact)
    Synonym: twine, wind, wrap
    Antonym: unroll, unwind, wind off
    Example:
    Roll your hair around your finger.
    source: wordnet30
  • begin operating or running (verb.contact)
    Example:
    The cameras were rolling.
    The presses are already rolling.
    source: wordnet30
  • shape by rolling (verb.change)
    Example:
    Roll a cigarette.
    source: wordnet30
  • execute a roll, in tumbling (verb.body)
    Example:
    The gymnasts rolled and jumped.
    source: wordnet30
  • sell something to or obtain something from by energetic and especially underhanded activity (verb.possession)
    Synonym: hustle, pluck
    source: wordnet30
  • move in a wavy pattern or with a rising and falling motion (verb.motion)
    Synonym: flap, undulate, wave
    Example:
    The waves rolled towards the beach.
    source: wordnet30
  • move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment (verb.motion)
    Example:
    They rolled from town to town.
    source: wordnet30
  • move, rock, or sway from side to side (verb.motion)
    Example:
    The ship rolled on the heavy seas.
    source: wordnet30
  • cause to move by turning over or in a circular manner of as if on an axis (verb.motion)
    Synonym: revolve
    Example:
    She rolled the ball.
    They rolled their eyes at his words.
    source: wordnet30
  • pronounce with a roll, of the phoneme /r/ (verb.communication)
    Example:
    She rolls her r's.
    source: wordnet30
  • boil vigorously (verb.change)
    Synonym: seethe
    Example:
    The water rolled.
    source: wordnet30
  • take the shape of a roll or cylinder (verb.change)
    Example:
    The carpet rolled out.
    Yarn rolls well.
    source: wordnet30
  • show certain properties when being rolled (verb.change)
    Synonym: roll up
    Example:
    The carpet rolls unevenly.
    Dried-out tobacco rolls badly.
    source: wordnet30
  • To cause to revolve by turning over and over; to move by turning on an axis; to impel forward by causing to turn over and over on a supporting surface; as, to roll a wheel, a ball, or a barrel. (verb)
    source: webster1913
  • To move, as a curved object may, along a surface by rotation without sliding; to revolve upon an axis; to turn over and over; as, a ball or wheel rolls on the earth; a body rolls on an inclined plane. (verb)
    source: webster1913

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