HyperDic: roll

English > 33 senses of the word roll:
VERBmotionroll, turn overmove by turning over or rotating
motionroll, wheelmove along on or as if on wheels or a wheeled vehicle
stativeroll, undulateoccur in soft rounded shapes
contactroll, roll outflatten or spread with a roller
perceptionrollemit, produce, or utter with a deep prolonged reverberating sound
contactroll, wind, wrap, twinearrange or or coil around
contactrollbegin operating or running
changerollshape by rolling
bodyrollexecute a roll, in tumbling
possessionroll, hustle, plucksell something to or obtain something from by energetic / energetic and especially underhanded activity
motionroll, undulate, flap, wavemove in a wavy pattern or with a rising and falling motion
motionroll, wander, swan, stray, tramp, roam, cast, ramble, rove, range, drift, vagabondmove about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment
motionrollmove, rock, or sway from side / side to side / side
motionroll, revolvecause to move by turning over or in a circular manner of as if on an axis
communicationrollpronounce with a roll, of the phoneme /r/
changeroll, seetheboil vigorously
changerolltake the shape of a roll or cylinder
changeroll, roll upshow certain properties when being rolled
NOUNeventroll, axial rotation, axial motionrotary motion of an object around its own axis
communicationroll, rostera list of names
eventroll, roller, rolling wavea long heavy sea wave as it advances towards the shore
artifactrollphotographic film rolled ... / rolled up inside a container to protect it from light
shaperoll, coil, whorl, curl, curlicue, ringlet, gyre, scrolla round shape formed by a series of concentric circles (as formed by leaves or flower petals)
possessionroll, bankrolla roll of currency notes (often taken as the resources of a person or business etc.)
foodroll, bunsmall rounded bread either plain or sweet
eventroll, peal, pealing, rollinga deep prolonged sound (as of thunder or large bells)
eventroll, paradiddle, drum rollthe sound of a drum (especially a snare drum) beaten rapidly and continuously
communicationroll, scrolla document that can be rolled ... / rolled up (as for storage)
artifactrollanything rolled ... / rolled up in cylindrical form
actroll, castthe act of throwing dice
actrollwalking with a swaying gait
actrolla flight maneuver
actroll, bowlthe act of rolling something (as the ball in bowling)
roll > pronunciation
Soundsrow'l
Rhymesamphibole ... whole: 76 rhymes with owl...
English > roll: 33 senses > noun 1, event
Meaningrotary motion of an object around its own axis.
Synonymsaxial rotation, axial motion
NarrowerwallowAn indolent or clumsy rolling about
Broaderrotation, revolution, gyrationA single complete turn (axial or orbital)
Verbsrollexecute a roll, in tumbling
rollshape by rolling
rollarrange or or coil around
rollmove by turning over or rotating
rollmove along on or as if on wheels or a wheeled vehicle
rollcause to move by turning over or in a circular manner of as if on an axis
English > roll: 33 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA list of names.
Example"his name was struck off the rolls"
Synonymroster
Narrowerbatting order, card, lineup(baseball) a list of batters in the order in which they will bat / bat
church rollA list of the members of church
death-rollA list of persons killed / killed in a war or other disaster
muster rollA list of names of officers and men in a military unit or ship's company
rotaA roster of names showing the order in which people should perform certain duties
waiting listA roster of those waiting to obtain something
Broaderlist, listingA database containing an ordered array of items (names or topics)
Spanishlista, nómina
English > roll: 33 senses > noun 3, event
MeaningA long heavy sea wave as it advances towards the shore.
Synonymsroller, rolling wave
Broaderwave, moving ridgeOne of a series of ridges that moves across the surface of a liquid / liquid (especially across a large body of water)
Spanishola grande, ola larga
English > roll: 33 senses > noun 4, artifact
Meaningphotographic film rolled ... / rolled up inside a container to protect it from light.
Broaderfilm, photographic filmphotographic material consisting of a base of celluloid covered with a photographic emulsion
English > roll: 33 senses > noun 5, shape
MeaningA round shape formed by a series of concentric circles (as formed by leaves or flower petals).
Synonymscoil, whorl, curl, curlicue, ringlet, gyre, scroll
Narrowercalyx(botany) the whorl of sepals of a flower collectively forming the outer floral envelope or layer of the perianth enclosing and supporting the developing bud
corolla(botany) the whorl of petals of a flower that collectively form an inner floral envelope or layer of the perianth
verticilA whorl of leaves growing around a stem
Broaderround shapeA shape that is curved and without sharp angles
Spanishforma espiral
Catalanforma espiral
Verbsrollshape by rolling
rollflatten or spread with a roller
rolloccur in soft rounded shapes
English > roll: 33 senses > noun 6, possession
MeaningA roll of currency notes (often taken as the resources of a person or business etc.).
Example"he shot his roll on a bob-tailed nag"
Synonymbankroll
Categorycommercial enterprise, business enterprise, businessThe activity of providing goods and services involving financial and commercial and industrial aspects
Broaderfunds, finances, monetary resource, cash in hand, pecuniary resourceassets in the form of money
Spanishfondos, fortuna
Catalanfons, fortuna
English > roll: 33 senses > noun 7, food
Meaningsmall rounded bread either plain or sweet.
Synonymbun
NarrowerParker House rollyeast-raised dinner roll made by folding a disk of dough before baking
bagel, beigel(Yiddish) glazed yeast-raised doughnut-shaped roll with hard crust
briocheA light roll rich with eggs and butter and somewhat sweet
clover-leaf rollyeast-raised dinner roll made by baking three small balls of dough in each cup of a muffin pan
crescent roll, croissantVery rich flaky crescent-shaped roll
frankfurter bun, hotdog bunA long bun shaped to hold a frankfurter
hamburger bun, hamburger rollA round bun shaped to hold a hamburger patty
hard roll, Vienna rollyeast-raised roll with a hard crust
kaiser rollrounded raised poppy-seed roll made of a square piece of dough by folding the corners in to the center
onion rollyeast-raised roll flavored with onion
soft rollyeast-raised roll with a soft crust
sweet roll, coffee rollAny of numerous yeast-raised sweet rolls with our without raisins or nuts or spices / spices or a glaze
tea breadsweetened buns to be eaten with tea
Broaderbread, breadstuff, staff of lifeFood made from dough of flour or meal and usually raised with yeast or baking powder and then baked
Spanishbollo, bun, moño, panecillo, rodete, rosca
Catalanbrioix, monyo, panellet, panet
English > roll: 33 senses > noun 8, event
MeaningA deep prolonged sound (as of thunder or large bells).
Synonymspeal, pealing, rolling
BroadersoundThe sudden occurrence of an audible event
Spanishestruendo, retumbo
Catalanesclat, repic, retrò, retrunyiment, retruny, toc
Verbsrollemit, produce, or utter with a deep prolonged reverberating sound
English > roll: 33 senses > noun 9, event
MeaningThe sound of a drum (especially a snare drum) beaten rapidly and continuously.
Synonymsparadiddle, drum roll
BroadersoundThe sudden occurrence of an audible event
Verbsrollemit, produce, or utter with a deep prolonged reverberating sound
English > roll: 33 senses > noun 10, communication
MeaningA document that can be rolled ... / rolled up (as for storage).
Synonymscroll
InstancesDead Sea scrolls(Old Testament) a collection of written scrolls (containing nearly all of the Old Testament) found in a cave near the Dead Sea in the late 1940s
NarrowerMegillah(Judaism) the scroll of parchment that contains the biblical story of Esther
Torah(Judaism) the scroll of parchment on which the first five books of the Hebrew Scripture is written
Broadermanuscript, holographhandwritten book or document
Spanishrollo
Catalanrotlle
English > roll: 33 senses > noun 11, artifact
MeaningAnything rolled ... / rolled up in cylindrical form.
NarrowerboltA roll of cloth or wallpaper of a definite length
rouleauA roll of coins wrapped in paper
rouleauA roll of ribbon
BroadercylinderA solid bounded by a cylindrical surface and two parallel planes (the bases)
Spanishrollo
English > roll: 33 senses > noun 12, act
MeaningThe act of throwing dice.
Synonymcast
Part ofcrapsA gambling game played with two dice
Narrowernatural(craps) a first roll of 7 or 11 that immediately wins the stake
BroaderthrowCasting an object in order to determine an outcome randomly
English > roll: 33 senses > noun 13, act
Meaningwalking with a swaying gait.
BroadergaitA person's manner of walking
Spanishbamboleo, shimmy
Catalanbalanceig, balandreig
English > roll: 33 senses > noun 14, act
MeaningA flight maneuver; aircraft rotates about its longitudinal axis without changing direction or losing altitude.
Narrowerbarrel rollA roll in which the plane follows a spiral course
snap rollA fast roll
Broaderflight maneuver, airplane maneuverA maneuver executed by an aircraft
English > roll: 33 senses > noun 15, act
MeaningThe act of rolling something (as the ball in bowling).
Synonymbowl
Part ofbowlingThe playing of a game of tenpins or duckpins etc
Broaderpropulsion, actuationThe act of propelling
Catalanrotació
English > roll: 33 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningMove by turning over or rotating.
PatternSomething ----s; Something is ----ing PP
ModelThese balls roll easily
Example"The child rolled down the hill"
Synonymturn over
Narrowerrimroll around the rim of
Broaderturnchange orientation or direction, also in the abstract sense
See alsoroll downgather into a huge mass and roll down a mountain, of snow
roll overmake a rolling motion or turn
Similar toroll, revolveCause to move by turning over or in a circular manner of as if on an axis
Spanishenrollar, girar, revolver, rodar, voltear
Catalanenrotllar, girar, rodar, voltar, voltejar
Nounsrollrotary motion of an object around its own axis
rollera cylinder that revolves
rollera small wheel without spokes (as on a roller skate)
English > roll: 33 senses > verb 2, motion
MeaningMove along on or as if on wheels or a wheeled vehicle.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s; Something is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s PP
ModelThese cars won't roll
Example"The President's convoy rolled past the crowds"
Synonymwheel
NarrowerbowlRoll (a ball)
trollCause to move round and round
Broadertravel, go, move, locomotechange location
Spanishdar vueltas, rodar
Catalandonar voltes, fer voltes, rodar
Nounsrollrotary motion of an object around its own axis
rollingpropelling something on wheels
English > roll: 33 senses > verb 3, stative
MeaningOccur in soft rounded shapes.
PatternSomething ----s; Something is ----ing PP
Example"The hills rolled past"
Synonymundulate
Spanishondear, ondular
Catalanondejar, ondular
Nounsrolla round shape formed by a series of concentric circles (as formed by leaves or flower petals)
English > roll: 33 senses > verb 4, contact
Meaningflatten or spread with a roller.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"roll out the paper"
Synonymroll out
NarrowercogRoll steel ingots
millroll out (metal) with a rolling machine
Broaderflattenmake flat or flatter
Spanishaplanar, extender
Catalanaplanar, estendre
Nounsrolla round shape formed by a series of concentric circles (as formed by leaves or flower petals)
English > roll: 33 senses > verb 5, perception
Meaningemit, produce, or utter with a deep prolonged reverberating sound.
PatternSomething ----s
ModelCars roll in the streets; The streets roll with cars
Examples
  • "The thunder rolled"
  • "rolling drums"
Broadersound, gomake a certain noise or sound
Spanishgirar, rodar
Catalangirar
Nounsroll, rollinga deep prolonged sound (as of thunder or large bells)
rollthe sound of a drum (especially a snare drum) beaten rapidly and continuously
English > roll: 33 senses > verb 6, contact
MeaningArrange or or coil around.
PatternSomebody ----s something PP
ModelThey roll the wire around the stick; The wires roll around the stick
Example"roll your hair around your finger"
Synonymswind, wrap, twine
Narrowerballform into a ball by winding or rolling
clue, clewRoll into a ball
coil, loop, curlwind around something in coils or loops
reelwind onto or off a reel
spoolwind onto a spool or a reel
Broadermove, displaceCause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense
See alsoroll upform a cylinder by rolling
Oppositeunwind, wind off, unrollreverse the winding or twisting of
Spanisharrollar, enrollar, envolver, girar, la guita
Catalancircumdar, embolicar, encerclar, enrotllar, envoltar, girar, voltar
Nounsrollrotary motion of an object around its own axis
rollera mechanical device consisting of a cylindrical tube around which the hair is wound to curl it
English > roll: 33 senses > verb 7, contact
MeaningBegin operating or running.
PatternSomething ----s
Examples
  • "The cameras were rolling"
  • "The presses are already rolling"
Broaderfunction, work, operate, go, runPerform as expected when applied
Spanishmarchar
Catalanestar en marxa, funcionar
English > roll: 33 senses > verb 8, change
Meaningshape by rolling.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"roll a cigarette"
Broadershape, formGive shape or form to
Spanishgirar
Catalangirar
Nounsrollrotary motion of an object around its own axis
rolla round shape formed by a series of concentric circles (as formed by leaves or flower petals)
English > roll: 33 senses > verb 9, body
Meaningexecute a roll, in tumbling.
PatternSomebody ----s
Example"The gymnasts rolled and jumped"
BroadertumbleDo gymnastics, roll and turn skillfully
Spanishgirar, rodar
Catalangirar
Nounsrollrotary motion of an object around its own axis
English > roll: 33 senses > verb 10, possession
Meaningsell something to or obtain something from by energetic / energetic and especially underhanded activity.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something from somebody
Synonymshustle, pluck
Broadersteal, rip off, ripTake without the owner's consent
Spanisharramblar
Catalanarrambar
English > roll: 33 senses > verb 11, motion
MeaningMove in a wavy pattern or with a rising and falling motion.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s something
Example "the waves rolled towards the beach"
Synonymsundulate, flap, wave
Narrowerluffflap when the wind is blowing equally on both sides
BroadermoveMove so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion
Spanishagitar, girar, ondear, ondular
Catalanagitar-se, agitar, girar, ondejar, ondular, onejar, oscil·lar, volar
Nounsrollera long heavy sea wave as it advances towards the shore
English > roll: 33 senses > verb 12, motion
MeaningMove about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment.
PatternSomebody ----s; Something is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s something; Somebody ----s PP
Example "They rolled from town to town"
Synonymswander, swan, stray, tramp, roam, cast, ramble, rove, range, drift, vagabond
Narrowergallivant, gad, jazz aroundwander aimlessly in search of pleasure
maunderwander aimlessly
Broadertravel, go, move, locomotechange location
Similar tostray, err, driftwander from a direct course or at random
wanderGo via an indirect route or at no set pace
Spanishcaminar, deambular, errar, girar, rondar, vagabundear, vagar
Catalancaminar, deambular, girar, rondar, vagabundejar, vagarejar, vagar
English > roll: 33 senses > verb 13, motion
MeaningMove, rock, or sway from side / side to side / side.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"The ship rolled on the heavy seas"
Broaderrock, sway, shakemove back and forth or sideways
English > roll: 33 senses > verb 14, motion
MeaningCause to move by turning over or in a circular manner of as if on an axis.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Examples
  • "She rolled the ball"
  • "They rolled their eyes at his words"
Synonymrevolve
Narrowertransitrevolve (the telescope of a surveying transit) about its horizontal transverse axis in order to reverse its direction
Broadermove, displaceCause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense
Similar toroll, turn overMove by turning over or rotating
Spanishgirar, rodar, rotar
Catalangirar, rotar
Nounsrollrotary motion of an object around its own axis
English > roll: 33 senses > verb 15, communication
Meaningpronounce with a roll, of the phoneme /r/.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"She rolls her r's"
Broaderpronounce, articulate, enounce, sound out, enunciate, sayspeak, pronounce, or utter in a certain way
English > roll: 33 senses > verb 16, change
MeaningBoil vigorously.
PatternSomething ----s
ModelThe water rolls
Example "The water rolled"
Synonymseethe
Broaderchurn, boil, moil, roilBe agitated
Spanishborbotear, bullir, girar, hervir
Catalanbullir, girar
English > roll: 33 senses > verb 17, change
MeaningTake the shape of a roll or cylinder.
PatternSomething ----s; Something is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s Adjective
Examples
  • "the carpet rolled out"
  • "Yarn rolls well"
Broaderchange shape, change form, deformassume a different shape or form
English > roll: 33 senses > verb 18, change
Meaningshow certain properties when being rolled.
PatternSomebody ----s Adjective
Examples
  • "The carpet rolls unevenly"
  • "dried-out tobacco rolls badly"
Synonymroll up
BroaderchangeUndergo a change
Similar toroll up, wrap upform a cylinder by rolling
roll up, furlform into a cylinder by rolling

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