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log·roll

 (lôg′rōl′, lŏg′-)
v. log·rolled, log·roll·ing, log·rolls
v.tr.
To work toward the passage of (legislation) by logrolling.
v.intr.
1. To engage in political logrolling.
2. To birl.

log′roll′er n.

logroll

(ˈlɒɡˌrəʊl)
vb
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) chiefly US to use logrolling in order to procure the passage of (legislation)
ˈlogˌroller n

log•roll

(ˈlɔgˌroʊl, ˈlɒg-)
v.t.
1. to procure the passage of (a bill) by logrolling.
v.i.
2. to engage in political logrolling.
[1825–35, back formation from logrolling]
log′roll`er, n.

logroll


Past participle: logrolled
Gerund: logrolling

Imperative
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Present
I logroll
you logroll
he/she/it logrolls
we logroll
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they logroll
Preterite
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he/she/it logrolled
we logrolled
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they logrolled
Present Continuous
I am logrolling
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we are logrolling
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Present Perfect
I have logrolled
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Past Continuous
I was logrolling
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he/she/it was logrolling
we were logrolling
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Past Perfect
I had logrolled
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we had logrolled
you had logrolled
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Future
I will logroll
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he/she/it will logroll
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Future Perfect
I will have logrolled
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Future Continuous
I will be logrolling
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we will be logrolling
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Present Perfect Continuous
I have been logrolling
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he/she/it has been logrolling
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Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been logrolling
you will have been logrolling
he/she/it will have been logrolling
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Past Perfect Continuous
I had been logrolling
you had been logrolling
he/she/it had been logrolling
we had been logrolling
you had been logrolling
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Conditional
I would logroll
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we would logroll
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Past Conditional
I would have logrolled
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.logroll - work toward the passage of some legislation by exchanging political favors such as trading votes
politick - engage in political activities; "This colleague is always politicking"
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Its fate was to be logrolled again by Ardrey, the American dramatist and Hollywood screenwriter.
The Joint Chiefs logrolled on issues of concern to one or more services and provided the Secretary with watered down advice.
They catch each ensuing footfall firmly in their hands and permit her to tread over hunched backs, but prevent her pointes from touching ground until she is gently logrolled to the floor.