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roll in

vb (mainly intr)
1. (adverb) to arrive in abundance or in large numbers
2. (adverb) informal to arrive at one's destination
3. (preposition) informal to abound or luxuriate in (wealth, money, etc)
4. (Hockey (Field & Ice)) (adverb; also tr) hockey to return (the ball) to play after it has crossed the touchline
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.roll in - pour or flow in a steady stream; "mist rolled in from the sea"; "tourists rolled in from the neighboring countryside"
appear - come into sight or view; "He suddenly appeared at the wedding"; "A new star appeared on the horizon"

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
يَصِل بِكَمِيّات كَبيرَه
hrnout se
beözönlik
berast í miklum mæli
oluk gibi akmakyağmak

w>roll in

vihereinrollen; (letters, money, contributions, suggestions)hereinströmen; (inf, person) → eintrudeln (inf)
vt sep barrel, trolleyhereinrollen

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 ?
He felt for the bank roll in the pocket in which he had been accustomed to carry it.
Madam," he began, wonderfully preserving the roll in his voice, "it was a monkey.
There were long stretches of smooth-worn rock running for miles, exactly fitted to make seal-nurseries, and there were play-grounds of hard sand sloping inland behind them, and there were rollers for seals to dance in, and long grass to roll in, and sand dunes to climb up and down, and, best of all, Kotick knew by the feel of the water, which never deceives a true sea catch, that no men had ever come there.