Lingvanex Tranalator

Lingvanex Translator

Translate: Text, Voice, Camera


Meaning & Definition of Roll in English

English

Roll

/roʊl/

noun

1. Rotary motion of an object around its own axis

  • "Wheels in axial rotation"
    synonym:
  • axial rotation
  • ,
  • axial motion
  • ,
  • roll

2. A list of names

  • "His name was struck off the rolls"
    synonym:
  • roll
  • ,
  • roster

3. A long heavy sea wave as it advances towards the shore

    synonym:
  • roller
  • ,
  • roll
  • ,
  • rolling wave

4. Photographic film rolled up inside a container to protect it from light

    synonym:
  • roll

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

    synonym:
  • coil
  • ,
  • whorl
  • ,
  • roll
  • ,
  • curl
  • ,
  • curlicue
  • ,
  • ringlet
  • ,
  • gyre
  • ,
  • scroll

6. 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"
    synonym:
  • bankroll
  • ,
  • roll

7. Small rounded bread either plain or sweet

    synonym:
  • bun
  • ,
  • roll

8. A deep prolonged sound (as of thunder or large bells)

    synonym:
  • peal
  • ,
  • pealing
  • ,
  • roll
  • ,
  • rolling

9. The sound of a drum (especially a snare drum) beaten rapidly and continuously

    synonym:
  • paradiddle
  • ,
  • roll
  • ,
  • drum roll

10. A document that can be rolled up (as for storage)

    synonym:
  • scroll
  • ,
  • roll

11. Anything rolled up in cylindrical form

    synonym:
  • roll

12. The act of throwing dice

    synonym:
  • cast
  • ,
  • roll

13. Walking with a swaying gait

    synonym:
  • roll

14. A flight maneuver

  • Aircraft rotates about its longitudinal axis without changing direction or losing altitude
    synonym:
  • roll

15. The act of rolling something (as the ball in bowling)

    synonym:
  • roll
  • ,
  • bowl

verb

1. Move by turning over or rotating

  • "The child rolled down the hill"
  • "Turn over on your left side"
    synonym:
  • roll
  • ,
  • turn over

2. Move along on or as if on wheels or a wheeled vehicle

  • "The president's convoy rolled past the crowds"
    synonym:
  • wheel
  • ,
  • roll

3. Occur in soft rounded shapes

  • "The hills rolled past"
    synonym:
  • roll
  • ,
  • undulate

4. Flatten or spread with a roller

  • "Roll out the paper"
    synonym:
  • roll out
  • ,
  • roll

5. Emit, produce, or utter with a deep prolonged reverberating sound

  • "The thunder rolled"
  • "Rolling drums"
    synonym:
  • roll

6. Arrange or or coil around

  • "Roll your hair around your finger"
  • "Twine the thread around the spool"
  • "She wrapped her arms around the child"
    synonym:
  • wind
  • ,
  • wrap
  • ,
  • roll
  • ,
  • twine

7. Begin operating or running

  • "The cameras were rolling"
  • "The presses are already rolling"
    synonym:
  • roll

8. Shape by rolling

  • "Roll a cigarette"
    synonym:
  • roll

9. Execute a roll, in tumbling

  • "The gymnasts rolled and jumped"
    synonym:
  • roll

10. Sell something to or obtain something from by energetic and especially underhanded activity

    synonym:
  • hustle
  • ,
  • pluck
  • ,
  • roll

11. Move in a wavy pattern or with a rising and falling motion

  • "The curtains undulated"
  • "The waves rolled towards the beach"
    synonym:
  • roll
  • ,
  • undulate
  • ,
  • flap
  • ,
  • wave

12. 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"
    synonym:
  • roll
  • ,
  • wander
  • ,
  • swan
  • ,
  • stray
  • ,
  • tramp
  • ,
  • roam
  • ,
  • cast
  • ,
  • ramble
  • ,
  • rove
  • ,
  • range
  • ,
  • drift
  • ,
  • vagabond

13. Move, rock, or sway from side to side

  • "The ship rolled on the heavy seas"
    synonym:
  • roll

14. 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"
    synonym:
  • roll
  • ,
  • revolve

15. Pronounce with a roll, of the phoneme /r/

  • "She rolls her r's"
    synonym:
  • roll

16. Boil vigorously

  • "The liquid was seething"
  • "The water rolled"
    synonym:
  • seethe
  • ,
  • roll

17. Take the shape of a roll or cylinder

  • "The carpet rolled out"
  • "Yarn rolls well"
    synonym:
  • roll

18. Show certain properties when being rolled

  • "The carpet rolls unevenly"
  • "Dried-out tobacco rolls badly"
    synonym:
  • roll
  • ,
  • roll up

Examples of using

Try typing "Do a barrel roll" into Google. Amazing, isn't it?