Definitions for rollroʊl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. axial rotation, axial motion, roll(noun)

    rotary motion of an object around its own axis

    "wheels in axial rotation"

  2. roll, roster(noun)

    a list of names

    "his name was struck off the rolls"

  3. roller, roll, rolling wave(noun)

    a long heavy sea wave as it advances towards the shore

  4. roll(noun)

    photographic film rolled up inside a container to protect it from light

  5. coil, whorl, roll, curl, curlicue, ringlet, gyre, scroll(noun)

    a round shape formed by a series of concentric circles (as formed by leaves or flower petals)

  6. bankroll, roll(noun)

    a roll of currency notes (often taken as the resources of a person or business etc.)

    "he shot his roll on a bob-tailed nag"

  7. bun, roll(noun)

    small rounded bread either plain or sweet

  8. peal, pealing, roll, rolling(noun)

    a deep prolonged sound (as of thunder or large bells)

  9. paradiddle, roll, drum roll(noun)

    the sound of a drum (especially a snare drum) beaten rapidly and continuously

  10. scroll, roll(noun)

    a document that can be rolled up (as for storage)

  11. roll(noun)

    anything rolled up in cylindrical form

  12. cast, roll(noun)

    the act of throwing dice

  13. roll(noun)

    walking with a swaying gait

  14. roll(noun)

    a flight maneuver; aircraft rotates about its longitudinal axis without changing direction or losing altitude

  15. roll, bowl(verb)

    the act of rolling something (as the ball in bowling)

  16. roll, turn over(verb)

    move by turning over or rotating

    "The child rolled down the hill"; "turn over on your left side"

  17. wheel, roll(verb)

    move along on or as if on wheels or a wheeled vehicle

    "The President's convoy rolled past the crowds"

  18. roll, undulate(verb)

    occur in soft rounded shapes

    "The hills rolled past"

  19. roll out, roll(verb)

    flatten or spread with a roller

    "roll out the paper"

  20. roll(verb)

    emit, produce, or utter with a deep prolonged reverberating sound

    "The thunder rolled"; "rolling drums"

  21. wind, wrap, roll, twine(verb)

    arrange or or coil around

    "roll your hair around your finger"; "Twine the thread around the spool"; "She wrapped her arms around the child"

  22. roll(verb)

    begin operating or running

    "The cameras were rolling"; "The presses are already rolling"

  23. roll(verb)

    shape by rolling

    "roll a cigarette"

  24. roll(verb)

    execute a roll, in tumbling

    "The gymnasts rolled and jumped"

  25. hustle, pluck, roll(verb)

    sell something to or obtain something from by energetic and especially underhanded activity

  26. roll, undulate, flap, wave(verb)

    move in a wavy pattern or with a rising and falling motion

    "The curtains undulated"; "the waves rolled towards the beach"

  27. roll, wander, swan, stray, tramp, roam, cast, ramble, rove, range, drift, vagabond(verb)

    move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment

    "The gypsies roamed the woods"; "roving vagabonds"; "the wandering Jew"; "The cattle roam across the prairie"; "the laborers drift from one town to the next"; "They rolled from town to town"

  28. roll(verb)

    move, rock, or sway from side to side

    "The ship rolled on the heavy seas"

  29. roll, revolve(verb)

    cause to move by turning over or in a circular manner of as if on an axis

    "She rolled the ball"; "They rolled their eyes at his words"

  30. roll(verb)

    pronounce with a roll, of the phoneme /r/

    "She rolls her r's"

  31. seethe, roll(verb)

    boil vigorously

    "The liquid was seething"; "The water rolled"

  32. roll(verb)

    take the shape of a roll or cylinder

    "the carpet rolled out"; "Yarn rolls well"

  33. roll, roll up(verb)

    show certain properties when being rolled

    "The carpet rolls unevenly"; "dried-out tobacco rolls badly"

Wiktionary

  1. roll(Noun)

    The act of rolling, or state of being rolled.

  2. roll(Noun)

    That which rolls; a roller

  3. roll(Noun)

    Specifically, a heavy cylinder used to break clods.

  4. roll(Noun)

    Specifically, one of a set of revolving cylinders, or rollers, between which metal is pressed, formed, or smoothed, as in a rolling mill; as, to pass rails through the rolls.

  5. roll(Noun)

    That which is rolled up; as, a roll of fat, of wool, paper, cloth, etc.

  6. roll(Noun)

    Specifically, a document written on a piece of parchment, paper, or other materials which may be rolled up; a scroll.

  7. roll(Noun)

    Hence, an official or public document; a register; a record; also, a catalogue; a list.

  8. roll(Noun)

    Specifically, a quantity of cloth wound into a cylindrical form; as, a roll of carpeting; a roll of ribbon.

  9. roll(Noun)

    Specifically, A cylindrical twist of tobacco.

  10. roll(Verb)

    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.

    to roll a wheel, a ball, or a barrel.

  11. roll(Verb)

    To wrap round on itself; to form into a spherical or cylindrical body by causing to turn over and over.

    to roll a sheet of paper; to roll clay or putty into a ball.

  12. roll(Verb)

    To bind or involve by winding, as in a bandage; to inwrap; often with up.

    to roll up the map for shipping.

  13. roll(Verb)

    To drive or impel forward with an easy motion, as of rolling.

    This river will roll its waters to the ocean.

  14. roll(Verb)

    To utter copiously, especially with sounding words; to utter with a deep sound; -- often with forth, or out.

    to roll forth someone's praises; to roll out sentences.

  15. roll(Verb)

    To press or level with a roller; to spread or form with a roll, roller, or rollers.

    to roll a field; to roll paste; to roll steel rails.

  16. roll(Verb)

    To move, or cause to be moved, upon, or by means of, rollers or small wheels.

  17. roll(Verb)

    To leave or begin a journey.

    I want to get there early, let's roll.

  18. roll(Verb)

    To compete, especially with vigor.

    OK guys, we're only down by 2 points, let's roll!

  19. roll(Noun)

    A kind of shortened raised biscuit or bread, often rolled or doubled upon itself.

  20. roll(Noun)

    The oscillating movement of a vessel from side to side, in sea way, as distinguished from the alternate rise and fall of bow and stern called pitching.

  21. roll(Noun)

    A heavy, reverberatory sound.

  22. roll(Noun)

    The uniform beating of a drum with strokes so rapid as scarcely to be distinguished by the ear.

  23. roll(Noun)

    Part; office; duty; ru00F4le.

  24. roll(Noun)

    A measure of parchments, containing five dozen.

  25. roll(Noun)

    the rotation angle about the longitudinal axis

    Calculate the roll of that aircraft.

  26. roll(Noun)

    The act of, or total resulting from, rolling one or more dice.

  27. roll(Noun)

    The measure of extent to which a nautical vessel rotates on its fore-and-aft axis, causing its sides to go up and down. Compare with pitch.

  28. roll(Verb)

    To beat with rapid, continuous strokes, as a drum; to sound a roll upon.

  29. roll(Verb)

    To apply (one line or surface) to another without slipping; to bring all the parts of (one line or surface) into successive contact with another, in such a manner that at every instant the parts that have been in contact are equal.

  30. roll(Verb)

    To turn over in one's mind; to revolve.

  31. roll(Verb)

    To behave in a certain way; to adopt a general disposition toward a situation.

    I was going to kick his ass, but he wasn't worth getting all worked up over, I don't roll like that.

  32. roll(Verb)

    To throw dice.

  33. roll(Verb)

    To roll dice such that they form a given pattern or total.

  34. roll(Verb)

    To have a rolling aspect

    the hills rolled on

  35. roll(Verb)

    To create a new character in a role-playing game.

    I'm gonna go and roll a new shaman tonight.

  36. roll(Verb)

    To generate a random number.

  37. roll(Verb)

    To turn over and over.

    The child will roll on the floor.

  38. roll(Verb)

    To tumble in gymnastics.

  39. roll(Verb)

    when a nautical vessel rotates on its fore-and-aft axis, causing its sides to go up and down. Compare with pitch.

  40. roll(Verb)

    To beat up.

  41. roll(Verb)

    To cause to betray secrets or to testify for the prosecution.

    The feds rolled him by giving him a free pass for most of what he'd done.

  42. roll(Verb)

    To betray secrets.

    He rolled on those guys after being in jail two days.

  43. roll(Verb)

    To act.

  44. roll(Verb)

    To be under the influence of MDMA (a psychedelic stimulant, also known as ecstasy.

  45. Origin: For verb: From rollen, from roler, from rotulare, from rotula, diminutive of rota.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Roll(noun)

    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

  2. Roll(noun)

    to wrap round on itself; to form into a spherical or cylindrical body by causing to turn over and over; as, to roll a sheet of paper; to roll parchment; to roll clay or putty into a ball

  3. Roll(noun)

    to bind or involve by winding, as in a bandage; to inwrap; -- often with up; as, to roll up a parcel

  4. Roll(noun)

    to drive or impel forward with an easy motion, as of rolling; as, a river rolls its waters to the ocean

  5. Roll(noun)

    to utter copiously, esp. with sounding words; to utter with a deep sound; -- often with forth, or out; as, to roll forth some one's praises; to roll out sentences

  6. Roll(noun)

    to press or level with a roller; to spread or form with a roll, roller, or rollers; as, to roll a field; to roll paste; to roll steel rails, etc

  7. Roll(noun)

    to move, or cause to be moved, upon, or by means of, rollers or small wheels

  8. Roll(noun)

    to beat with rapid, continuous strokes, as a drum; to sound a roll upon

  9. Roll(noun)

    to apply (one line or surface) to another without slipping; to bring all the parts of (one line or surface) into successive contact with another, in suck manner that at every instant the parts that have been in contact are equal

  10. Roll(noun)

    to turn over in one's mind; to revolve

  11. Roll(verb)

    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

  12. Roll(verb)

    to move on wheels; as, the carriage rolls along the street

  13. Roll(verb)

    to be wound or formed into a cylinder or ball; as, the cloth rolls unevenly; the snow rolls well

  14. Roll(verb)

    to fall or tumble; -- with over; as, a stream rolls over a precipice

  15. Roll(verb)

    to perform a periodical revolution; to move onward as with a revolution; as, the rolling year; ages roll away

  16. Roll(verb)

    to turn; to move circularly

  17. Roll(verb)

    to move, as waves or billows, with alternate swell and depression

  18. Roll(verb)

    to incline first to one side, then to the other; to rock; as, there is a great difference in ships about rolling; in a general semse, to be tossed about

  19. Roll(verb)

    to turn over, or from side to side, while lying down; to wallow; as, a horse rolls

  20. Roll(verb)

    to spread under a roller or rolling-pin; as, the paste rolls well

  21. Roll(verb)

    to beat a drum with strokes so rapid that they can scarcely be distinguished by the ear

  22. Roll(verb)

    to make a loud or heavy rumbling noise; as, the thunder rolls

  23. Roll

    the act of rolling, or state of being rolled; as, the roll of a ball; the roll of waves

  24. Roll

    that which rolls; a roller

  25. Roll

    a heavy cylinder used to break clods

  26. Roll

    one of a set of revolving cylinders, or rollers, between which metal is pressed, formed, or smoothed, as in a rolling mill; as, to pass rails through the rolls

  27. Roll

    that which is rolled up; as, a roll of fat, of wool, paper, cloth, etc

  28. Roll

    a document written on a piece of parchment, paper, or other materials which may be rolled up; a scroll

  29. Roll

    hence, an official or public document; a register; a record; also, a catalogue; a list

  30. Roll

    a quantity of cloth wound into a cylindrical form; as, a roll of carpeting; a roll of ribbon

  31. Roll

    a cylindrical twist of tobacco

  32. Roll

    a kind of shortened raised biscuit or bread, often rolled or doubled upon itself

  33. Roll

    the oscillating movement of a vessel from side to side, in sea way, as distinguished from the alternate rise and fall of bow and stern called pitching

  34. Roll

    a heavy, reverberatory sound; as, the roll of cannon, or of thunder

  35. Roll

    the uniform beating of a drum with strokes so rapid as scarcely to be distinguished by the ear

  36. Roll

    part; office; duty; role

  37. Origin: [OF. roeler, roler, F. rouler, LL. rotulare, fr. L. royulus, rotula, a little wheel, dim. of rota wheel; akin to G. rad, and to Skr. ratha car, chariot. Cf. Control, Roll, n., Rotary.]

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'roll' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2742

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'roll' in Nouns Frequency: #1678

  3. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'roll' in Verbs Frequency: #408


Translations for roll

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • rol, oprol, draai, draai om, stoot, toedraaiAfrikaans
  • دحرجArabic
  • ruilhal, magañ soñjoù, punañ, rollañ, pakañBreton
  • svitek, váletCzech
  • wirbeln, rollen, laufenGerman
  • rollo, rodillo, redobladura, rodeador, redoble, balanceo, registro, rodeo, rosca, ruedo, rodeadora, redoblamiento, retumbo, allanar, embrollar, reflejar, enroscar, rodar, redoblar, envolver, reflexionar, rodearSpanish
  • نان رولPersian
  • pärinä, jyrinä, rullaus, käärö, kelaus, jyrä, kääryle, valssaus, sämpylä, rulla, jyrääminen, jyminä, kaulinta, valssi, vatvoa, kietoa, taitella, rullata, kääriä, kaulita, aprikoida, pohtia, pyörittää, levittää, kierittää, hokea, jyrätä, vierittää, kallistua, tasoittaa, latoa, sitoa, takoa, valssataFinnish
  • petit pain, roue, roulement, roulis, rouleau, roulerFrench
  • cuachIrish
  • גלגול, מגילה, גלגלHebrew
  • लपेटा, नामावली, गोला, घुमना, तम्बाकू का गोला, सूची, लुढ़काना, घूमाना, लपेटना, बजानाHindi
  • zsemle, gurítHungarian
  • panino, rullo, rotolare, rotolamento, tonfo, arrotolato, far rullare, avvolgere, far rotolare, spingere, involtolareItalian
  • 巻子本, ロールパン, 丸まる, 転がす, 巻く, 巻け上がる, 転がるJapanese
  • 롤빵, 감싸다, 말다, 감다Korean
  • با دانKurdish
  • keu, pōkai, takataka, pīroriMāori
  • gedreun, geslinger, rol, wals, geroffel, naamlijst, register, lijst, gerommel, boekrol, dreun, broodje, pletwals, roffel, roffelen, rollen, pletwalsen, walsen, oprollenDutch
  • knipseNorwegian
  • rolar, girar, circularPortuguese
  • ruliuRomanian
  • бараба́н, бу́лка, ва́лик, рее́стр, сви́ток, ро́лик, крен, ката́ние, раскат, ка́чка, свёрток, вал, враще́ние, руло́н, бараба́нный бой, раска́т, бу́лочка, ве́домость, кататься, скатывать, катать, раскатывать, катить, завёртывать, катиться, свёртыватьRussian
  • rulle, kuvertbröd, böljning, register, dundrande, lista, rullande, småfranska, bulle, bokrulle, vals, tygrulle, kavle, mullrande, rullor, virvel, rullning, böljande, förteckning, rulla ihop, kavla ut, rulla, virvla, valsa, rulla upp, kavlaSwedish
  • hồ sơ, cuộn, văn kiện, chức vụ, danh mục, danh sách, tài liệu, vai, quyển, quấn, đẩy, lănVietnamese

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