roll - definitions and synonyms

roll verb

  1. English Meaning: 

    : move by turning over or rotating

    Example Sentenses:

    • The child rolled down the hill

    • turn over on your left side

    Synonyms:

    turn over
  2. English Meaning: 

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

    Example Sentenses:

    • The President's convoy rolled past the crowds

    Synonyms:

    wheel
  3. English Meaning: 

    : occur in soft rounded shapes

    Example Sentenses:

    • The hills rolled past

    Synonyms:

    undulate
  4. English Meaning: 

    : flatten or spread with a roller

    Example Sentenses:

    • roll out the paper

    Synonyms:

    roll out
  5. English Meaning: 

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

    Example Sentenses:

    • The thunder rolled

    • rolling drums

  6. English Meaning: 

    : arrange or or coil around

    Example Sentenses:

    • roll your hair around your finger

    • Twine the thread around the spool

    • She wrapped her arms around the child

    Synonyms:

    twine / wind / wrap
  7. English Meaning: 

    : begin operating or running

    Example Sentenses:

    • The cameras were rolling

    • The presses are already rolling

  8. English Meaning: 

    : shape by rolling

    Example Sentenses:

    • roll a cigarette

  9. English Meaning: 

    : execute a roll, in tumbling

    Example Sentenses:

    • The gymnasts rolled and jumped

  10. English Meaning: 

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

    Synonyms:

    hustle / pluck
  11. English Meaning: 

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

    Example Sentenses:

    • the waves rolled towards the beach

    • The curtains undulated

    Synonyms:

    flap / undulate / wave
  12. English Meaning: 

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

    اردو معنی‎ (Urdu Meaning)‎:

    آوارہ گردی کرنا - گھومنا پھرنا - سیر سپاٹا کرنا - گشت لگانا - چکر لگانا - مارے مارے پھرنا - بھٹکتے پھرنا - علاقے میں پھرنا - مٹر گشت کرنا - گھومنا - پھرنا -

    Example Sentenses:

    • They rolled from town to town

    • 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

    Synonyms:

    cast / drift / ramble / range / roam / rove / stray / swan / tramp / vagabond / wander
  13. English Meaning: 

    : move, rock, or sway from side to side

    Example Sentenses:

    • The ship rolled on the heavy seas

  14. English Meaning: 

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

    Example Sentenses:

    • She rolled the ball

    • They rolled their eyes at his words

    Synonyms:

    revolve
  15. English Meaning: 

    : pronounce with a roll, of the phoneme /r/

    Example Sentenses:

    • She rolls her r's

  16. English Meaning: 

    : boil vigorously

    Example Sentenses:

    • The water rolled

    • The liquid was seething

    Synonyms:

    seethe
  17. English Meaning: 

    : take the shape of a roll or cylinder

    Example Sentenses:

    • the carpet rolled out

    • Yarn rolls well

  18. English Meaning: 

    : show certain properties when being rolled

    Example Sentenses:

    • The carpet rolls unevenly

    • dried-out tobacco rolls badly

    Synonyms:

    roll up

roll noun

  1. English Meaning: 

    : rotary motion of an object around its own axis

    Example Sentenses:

    • wheels in axial rotation

  2. English Meaning: 

    : a list of names

    Example Sentenses:

    • his name was struck off the rolls

    Synonyms:

    roster
  3. English Meaning: 

    : a long heavy sea wave as it advances towards the shore

    Synonyms:

    roller / rolling wave
  4. English Meaning: 

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

  5. English Meaning: 

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

    Synonyms:

    coil / curl / curlicue / gyre / ringlet / scroll / whorl
  6. English Meaning: 

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

    Example Sentenses:

    • he shot his roll on a bob-tailed nag

    Synonyms:

    bankroll
  7. English Meaning: 

    : small rounded bread either plain or sweet

    Synonyms:

    bun
  8. English Meaning: 

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

    Synonyms:

    peal / pealing / rolling
  9. English Meaning: 

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

    Synonyms:

    drum roll / paradiddle
  10. English Meaning: 

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

    Synonyms:

    scroll
  11. English Meaning: 

    : anything rolled up in cylindrical form

  12. English Meaning: 

    : the act of throwing dice

    Synonyms:

    cast
  13. English Meaning: 

    : walking with a swaying gait

  14. English Meaning: 

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

  15. English Meaning: 

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

    Synonyms:

    bowl