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  • 41roll — roll1 W3S1 [rəul US roul] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(round object)¦ 2¦(person/animal)¦ 3¦(shape of tube/ball)¦ 4¦(make something flat)¦ 5¦(clothes)¦ 6¦(something with wheels)¦ 7¦(drop of liquid)¦ 8¦(waves/clouds)¦ 9¦(game)¦ 10¦( …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 42roll — roll1 [ roul ] verb *** ▸ 1 move while turning ▸ 2 move on wheels ▸ 3 move from side to side ▸ 4 change direction faced ▸ 5 move across surface ▸ 6 wrap something around itself ▸ 7 produce long low sound ▸ 8 machine: work ▸ 9 make substance flat… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 43roll — 1 verb 1 ROUND OBJECT (intransitive always + adv/prep, transitive) if something that is round rolls or if you roll it, it moves along a surface by turning over and over: The ball rolled into the street. | roll sth: Maybe we can roll the log to… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 44Roll — The word roll has these meanings:*Roll (food) * A thin flexible solid wound around a centre. ** Something wrapped around a tube, e.g. toilet roll. ** Paper strips wrapped around a thin quilling tool, e.g. quilling. ** A bank roll, a paper holder… …

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  • 45roll — [[t]ro͟ʊl[/t]] ♦♦ rolls, rolling, rolled 1) V ERG When something rolls or when you roll it, it moves along a surface, turning over many times. [V prep/adv] The ball rolled into the net... [V prep/adv] Their car went off the road and rolled over …

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  • 46roll — I UK [rəʊl] / US [roʊl] verb Word forms roll : present tense I/you/we/they roll he/she/it rolls present participle rolling past tense rolled past participle rolled *** 1) a) [intransitive] to move forward while turning over and over The pencil… …

    English dictionary

  • 47roll — v. & n. v. 1 a intr. move or go in some direction by turning over and over on an axis (the ball rolled under the table; a barrel started rolling). b tr. cause to do this (rolled the barrel into the cellar). 2 tr. make revolve between two surfaces …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 48roll — rollable, adj. /rohl/, v.i. 1. to move along a surface by revolving or turning over and over, as a ball or a wheel. 2. to move or be moved on wheels, as a vehicle or its occupants. 3. to flow or advance in a stream or with an undulating motion,… …

    Universalium

  • 49roll — I n. list of names 1) to call, take the roll 2) an honor roll (AE; BE has roll of honour) small cake or bread 3) to bake rolls 4) a hamburger; jelly (AE), swiss (BE); kaiser (esp. AE); poppyseed; sweet roll II v. 1) (A) roll the ball to me; or:… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 50roll — /roʊl / (say rohl) verb (i) 1. to move along a surface by turning over and over, as a ball or a wheel. 2. to move or be moved on wheels, as a vehicle or its occupants. 3. to move onwards or advance in a stream or with an undulating motion, as… …

    Australian-English dictionary

  • 51roll — bank·roll·er; car·roll·ite; en·roll; en·roll·ee; en·roll·ment; in·roll; jack·roll; jack·roll·er; log·roll; log·roll·ing; re·roll; roll; roll·able; roll·er; roll·er·man; roll·man; roll·mops; un·roll; roll·ing; log·roll·er; roll·ing·ly; …

    English syllables

  • 52roll — Synonyms and related words: Danish, Danish pastry, English muffin, Parker House roll, Yorkshire pudding, account, advance, agenda, align, amble, angular momentum, angular motion, angular velocity, annals, arrive, axial motion, backing, bagel,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 53roll up — verb 1. form into a cylinder by rolling (Freq. 1) Roll up the cloth • Syn: ↑furl • Hypernyms: ↑change shape, ↑change form, ↑deform • Hyponyms …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 54roll — verb 1》 move by turning over and over on an axis: the car rolled down into a ditch.     ↘turn over to face a different direction.     ↘(of a moving ship, aircraft, or vehicle) sway on an axis parallel to the direction of motion.     ↘N. Amer.… …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 55roll — I. noun Etymology: Middle English rolle, from Anglo French roule, rolle, from Medieval Latin rolla, alteration of rotula, from Latin, diminutive of rota wheel; akin to Old High German rad wheel, Welsh rhod, Sanskrit ratha wagon Date: 13th century …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 56roll — 1. verb 1) the bottle rolled down the table Syn: turn round and round, go round and round, turn over and over, spin, rotate 2) waiters rolled in the trolleys Syn: wheel, push, trundle 3) we rolled past fields …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 57roll — [[t]roʊl[/t]] v. i. 1) to move along a surface by turning over and over 2) to move or be moved on wheels 3) to flow or advance with an undulating motion, as waves 4) to extend in undulations, as land 5) to elapse, as time 6) to move as in a cycle …

    From formal English to slang

  • 58roll — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 bread ADJECTIVE ▪ bread ▪ crusty, soft ▪ dinner, finger (BrE), kaiser (AmE), morning (BrE) …

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  • 59roll up — v. 1) (d; tr.) to roll up in (to roll smt. up in a blanket) 2) (D; intr., tr.) to roll up into (to roll up smt. into a ball) 3) (D; intr., tr.) to roll up to (the ball rolled up to me) * * * [ rəʊl ʌp] (D; intr., tr.) to roll up to (the ball roll …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 60roll*/*/*/ — [rəʊl] verb I 1) [I/T] to move forwards while turning over and over, or to make something do this The pencil went rolling across the floor.[/ex] Men were rolling tyres across the yard.[/ex] 2) [I/T] to move on wheels, or to move something that is …

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