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roll

 (rōl)
v. rolled, roll·ing, rolls
v.intr.
1. To move forward along a surface by revolving on an axis or by repeatedly turning over.
2. To travel or be moved on wheels or rollers: rolled down the sidewalk on their scooters.
3. To travel around; wander: roll from town to town.
4.
a. To travel or be carried in a vehicle.
b. To be carried on a stream: The logs rolled down the cascading river.
5.
a. To start to move or operate: The press wouldn't roll.
b. To work or succeed in a sustained way; gain momentum: The political campaign finally began to roll.
6. To go by; elapse: The days rolled along.
7. To recur. Often used with around: Summer has rolled around again.
8. To move in a periodic revolution, as a planet in its orbit.
9. To turn over and over: The puppy rolled in the mud.
10. To shift the gaze usually quickly and continually: The child's eyes rolled with fright.
11. To turn around or revolve on an axis.
12. To move or advance with a rising and falling motion; undulate: The waves rolled toward shore.
13. To extend or appear to extend in gentle rises and falls: The dunes roll to the sea.
14. To move or rock from side to side: The ship pitched and rolled in heavy seas.
15. To walk with a swaying, unsteady motion.
16. Slang To experience periodic rushes after taking an intoxicating drug, especially MDMA.
17. To take the shape of a ball or cylinder: Yarn rolls easily.
18. To become flattened by pressure applied by a roller.
19. To make a deep, prolonged, surging sound: Thunder rolled in the distance.
20. To make a sustained trilling sound, as certain birds do.
21. To beat a drum in a continuous series of short blows.
22. To pour, flow, or move in a continual stream: tourists rolling into the city.
23. To enjoy ample amounts: rolled in the money.
v.tr.
1. To cause to move forward along a surface by revolving on an axis or by repeatedly turning over.
2. To move or push along on wheels or rollers: rolled the plane out of the hangar.
3. To impel or send onward in a steady, swelling motion: The sea rolls its waves onto the sand.
4. To impart a swaying, rocking motion to: Heavy seas rolled the ship.
5. To turn around or partly turn around; rotate: rolled his head toward the door.
6. To cause to begin moving or operating: roll the cameras; roll the presses.
7. To extend or lay out: rolled out a long rope.
8. To pronounce or utter with a trill: You must roll your r's in Spanish.
9. To utter or emit in full, swelling tones.
10. To beat (a drum) with a continuous series of short blows.
11. To wrap (something) round and round upon itself or around something else. Often used with up: roll up a poster.
12.
a. To envelop or enfold in a covering: roll dirty laundry in a sheet.
b. To make by shaping into a ball or cylinder: roll a cigarette.
13. To spread, compress, or flatten by applying pressure with a roller: roll pastry dough.
14. Printing To apply ink to (type) with a roller or rollers.
15. Games To throw (dice), as in craps.
16. Slang To rob (a drunken, sleeping, or otherwise helpless person).
n.
1. The act or an instance of rolling.
2. Something rolled up: a roll of tape.
3. A quantity, as of cloth or wallpaper, rolled into a cylinder and often considered as a unit of measure.
4. A piece of parchment or paper that may be or is rolled up; a scroll.
5. A register or a catalogue.
6. A list of names of persons belonging to a group.
7. A mass in cylindrical or rounded form: a roll of tobacco.
8.
a. A small loaf of bread, portioned for one individual and often served as a side dish or appetizer or used to make a sandwich.
b. A portion of food wrapped around a filling: cinnamon roll; sushi roll.
9. A rolling, swaying, or rocking motion.
10. A gentle swell or undulation of a surface: the roll of the plains.
11. A deep reverberation or rumble: the roll of thunder.
12. A rapid succession of short sounds: the roll of a drum.
13. A trill: the roll of his r's.
14. A resonant, rhythmical flow of words.
15. A roller, especially a cylinder on which to roll something up or with which to flatten something.
16.
a. An amount of rotation around a longitudinal axis, as of an aircraft or boat.
b. A maneuver in which an airplane makes a single complete rotation about its longitudinal axis without changing direction or losing altitude.
17. Slang Money, especially a wad of paper money.
Phrasal Verbs:
roll back
1. To reduce (prices or wages, for example) to a previous lower level.
2. To cause to turn back or retreat.
roll out
1. To get out of bed.
2. To initiate or produce for the first time; introduce: roll out a new product line.
3. Football To execute a rollout.
roll over
1. To defer or postpone payment of (an obligation).
2. To renegotiate the terms of (a financial deal).
3. To reinvest (funds from a maturing security or from a tax-deferred account) into a similar security or account.
roll up
1. To arrive in a vehicle.
2. To accumulate; amass: rolled up quite a fortune.
3. To destroy or eliminate by military action: "Give him some infantry and he would roll up the enemy flank" (Brooks D. Simpson).
Idioms:
on a roll Informal
Undergoing or experiencing sustained, even increasing good fortune or success: "The stock market's on a roll" (Karen Pennar).
roll in the hay Slang
Sexual intercourse.
roll the bones Games
To cast dice, especially in craps.
roll with the punches Slang
To cope with and withstand adversity, especially by being flexible.

[Middle English rollen, from Old French roler, from Vulgar Latin *rotulāre, from Latin rotula, diminutive of rota, wheel; see ret- in Indo-European roots.]

roll up

vb (adverb)
1. to form or cause to form a cylindrical shape
2. (tr) to wrap (an object) round on itself or on an axis: to roll up a map.
3. (intr) informal to arrive, esp in a vehicle
4. (intr) to proceed or develop
5. (intr) Austral to assemble; congregate
n
6. informal Brit a cigarette made by hand from loose tobacco and cigarette paper
7. Austral (in the 19th century) a mass meeting of workers on an issue of common concern
8. archaic Austral the attendance at any fixture: they had a good roll-up.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.roll up - form into a cylinder by rolling; "Roll up the cloth"
roll up, roll - show certain properties when being rolled; "The carpet rolls unevenly"; "dried-out tobacco rolls badly"
change form, change shape, deform - assume a different shape or form
douse - lower quickly; "douse a sail"
reef - roll up (a portion of a sail) in order to reduce its area
bolt - make or roll into bolts; "bolt fabric"
gather in, take in - fold up; "take in the sails"
brail - take in a sail with a brail
2.roll up - get or gather togetherroll up - get or gather together; "I am accumulating evidence for the man's unfaithfulness to his wife"; "She is amassing a lot of data for her thesis"; "She rolled up a small fortune"
run up - pile up (debts or scores)
corral - collect or gather; "corralling votes for an election"
collect, pull in - get or bring together; "accumulate evidence"
scrape up, scrape, scratch, come up - gather (money or other resources) together over time; "She had scraped together enough money for college"; "they scratched a meager living"
chunk, lump - put together indiscriminately; "lump together all the applicants"
bale - make into a bale; "bale hay"
catch - take in and retain; "We have a big barrel to catch the rainwater"
fund - accumulate a fund for the discharge of a recurrent liability; "fund a medical care plan"
fund - place or store up in a fund for accumulation
salt away, stack away, stash away, store, hive away, lay in, put in - keep or lay aside for future use; "store grain for the winter"; "The bear stores fat for the period of hibernation when he doesn't eat"
3.roll up - arrive in a vehicle: "He rolled up in a black Mercedes"
arrive, come, get - reach a destination; arrive by movement or progress; "She arrived home at 7 o'clock"; "She didn't get to Chicago until after midnight"
4.roll up - make into a bundle; "he bundled up his few possessions"
pack - arrange in a container; "pack the books into the boxes"
5.roll up - close (a car window) by causing it to move up, as with a handle; "she rolled up the window when it started to rain"
close, shut - move so that an opening or passage is obstructed; make shut; "Close the door"; "shut the window"
6.roll up - form a cylinder by rolling; "roll up a banner"
roll up, roll - show certain properties when being rolled; "The carpet rolls unevenly"; "dried-out tobacco rolls badly"
change surface - undergo or cause to undergo a change in the surface
unfurl, unroll - unroll, unfold, or spread out or be unrolled, unfolded, or spread out from a furled state; "unfurl a banner"
7.roll up - show certain properties when being rolled; "The carpet rolls unevenly"; "dried-out tobacco rolls badly"
change - undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature; "She changed completely as she grew older"; "The weather changed last night"
wrap up, roll up - form a cylinder by rolling; "roll up a banner"
furl, roll up - form into a cylinder by rolling; "Roll up the cloth"

roll

verb
1. To cover completely and closely, as with clothing or bandages:
2. To move vigorously from side to side or up and down:
3. To lean suddenly, unsteadily, and erratically from the vertical axis:
4. To make a continuous deep reverberating sound:
5. To proceed with ease, especially of expression:
6. To take extravagant pleasure:
phrasal verb
roll out
To leave one's bed:
Informal: turn out.
phrasal verb
roll up
To bring together so as to increase in mass or number:
noun
A series, as of names or words, printed or written down:
Translations
هَلُمّوا! تَعالوا! هَيّا!يَصِليَلُف، يَطْوي قِطْعَة القِماش
přihrnout sepřistupte blížsrolovat
ankommekom nærmere!rulle
összegöngyölítTessék! tessék! Folyvást közelebb
koma nær, ganga framlistimæta, komavefja upp, bretta upp
dohrnúť sapristúpte bližšie!zrolovať
arz-ı endam etmekBuyurun buyurun!çıkagelmekGeel gel!kıvırmak

w>roll up

vi
(animal)sich zusammenrollen (into zu)
(inf: = arrive) → antanzen (inf)
(at fairground etc) roll up!treten Sie näher!
vt sep cloth, paper, map, umbrellaauf- or zusammenrollen; sleeves, trouser legshochkrempeln

roll1

(rəul) noun
1. anything flat (eg a piece of paper, a carpet) rolled into the shape of a tube, wound round a tube etc. a roll of kitchen foil; a toilet-roll.
2. a small piece of baked bread dough, used eg for sandwiches. a cheese roll.
3. an act of rolling. Our dog loves a roll on the grass.
4. a ship's action of rocking from side to side. She said that the roll of the ship made her feel ill.
5. a long low sound. the roll of thunder.
6. a thick mass of flesh. I'd like to get rid of these rolls of fat round my waist.
7. a series of quick beats (on a drum).
verb
1. to move by turning over like a wheel or ball. The coin/pencil rolled under the table; He rolled the ball towards the puppy; The ball rolled away.
2. to move on wheels, rollers etc. The children rolled the cart up the hill, then let it roll back down again.
3. to form (a piece of paper, a carpet) into the shape of a tube by winding. to roll the carpet back.
4. (of a person or animal in a lying position) to turn over. The doctor rolled the patient (over) on to his side; The dog rolled on to its back.
5. to shape (clay etc) into a ball or cylinder by turning it about between the hands. He rolled the clay into a ball.
6. to cover with something by rolling. When the little girl's dress caught fire, they rolled her in a blanket.
7. to make (something) flat or flatter by rolling something heavy over it. to roll a lawn; to roll pastry (out).
8. (of a ship) to rock from side to side while travelling forwards. The storm made the ship roll.
9. to make a series of low sounds. The thunder rolled; The drums rolled.
10. to move (one's eyes) round in a circle to express fear, surprise etc.
11. to travel in a car etc. We were rolling along merrily when a tyre burst.
12. (of waves, rivers etc) to move gently and steadily. The waves rolled in to the shore.
13. (of time) to pass. Months rolled by.
ˈroller noun
1. any of a number of tube-shaped objects, or machines fitted with one or more such objects, for flattening, crushing, printing etc. a garden roller; a road-roller.
2. a small tube-shaped object on which hair is wound to curl it.
3. a small solid wheel or cylinder on which something can be rolled along.
4. a long large wave on the sea.
ˈrolling adjective
(of a landscape) having low hills and shallow valleys, without steep slopes.
ˈroller-skate noun
a skate with wheels instead of a blade. a pair of roller-skates.
verb
to move on roller-skates. You shouldn't roller-skate on the pavement.
ˈrolling-pin noun
a usually wooden roller for flattening out dough.
roll in verb
to come in or be got in large numbers or amounts. I'd like to own a chain store and watch the money rolling in.
roll up
1. to form into a roll. to roll up the carpet; He rolled up his sleeves.
2. to arrive. John rolled up ten minutes late.
3. (especially shouted to a crowd at a fair etc) to come near. Roll up! Roll up! Come and see the bearded lady!
References in classic literature ?
They arise, roll up and stow away their mattresses.
Around 16,500 fags and enough hand rolling tobacco to make 3,500 roll ups, were seized following raids on a convenience store and private house in Wrexham.
Mack's Roll Ups Wallet Earplugs feature rectangular flat packaging that is smaller than a credit card.
When it comes to roll ups, there are good ones and bad ones.
Main: 6528 sq ft (Parts), Repair Shop: 7400 sq ft with 8 service bays & 15' high roll ups, Body Shop: 6000 sq ft.