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roll (n):
the act of rolling something (as the ball in bowling)
roll (n):
the act of throwing dice
Related Word: cast
roll (n):
a flight maneuver; aircraft rotates about its longitudinal axis without changing direction or losing altitude
roll (n):
walking with a swaying gait
roll (n):
anything rolled up in cylindrical form
roll (n):
photographic film rolled up inside a container to protect it from light
roll (n):
a document that can be rolled up (as for storage)
Related Word: sc
roll (n):
a list of names
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his name was struck off the rolls
roll (n):
a long heavy sea wave as it advances towards the shore
Related Word: er
roll (n):
the sound of a drum (especially a snare drum) beaten rapidly and continuously
roll (n):
a deep prolonged sound (as of thunder or large bells)
Related Words: pealpealinging
roll (n):
rotary motion of an object around its own axis
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wheels in axial rotation
roll (n):
small rounded bread either plain or sweet
roll (n):
a roll of currency notes (often taken as the resources of a person or business etc.)
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he shot his roll on a bob-tailed nag
roll (n):
a round shape formed by a series of concentric circles (as formed by leaves or flower petals)
Related Words: coilcurl
roll (v):
execute a roll, in tumbling
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The gymnasts rolled and jumped
roll (v):
show certain properties when being rolled
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The carpet rolls unevenly.
dried-out tobacco rolls badly
roll (v):
take the shape of a roll or cylinder
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the carpet rolled out.
Yarn rolls well
roll (v):
shape by rolling
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roll a cigarette
roll (v):
boil vigorously
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The liquid was seething.
The water rolled
roll (v):
pronounce with a roll, of the phoneme /r/
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She rolls her r's
roll (v):
flatten or spread with a roller
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roll out the paper
roll (v):
arrange or or coil around
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roll your hair around your finger.
Twine the thread around the spool.
She wrapped her arms around the child

Related Words: windwrap
roll (v):
begin operating or running
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The cameras were rolling.
The presses are already rolling
roll (v):
move by turning over or rotating
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The child rolled down the hill.
turn over on your left side
roll (v):
cause to move by turning over or in a circular manner of as if on an axis
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She rolled the ball.
They rolled their eyes at his words
roll (v):
move, rock, or sway from side to side
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The ship rolled on the heavy seas
roll (v):
move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment
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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.
They rolled from town to town

Related Words: driftrambleroamrovestraytrampvagabondwander
roll (v):
move in a wavy pattern or with a rising and falling motion
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The curtains undulated.
the waves rolled towards the beach

Related Words: flapundulatewave
roll (v):
move along on or as if on wheels or a wheeled vehicle
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The President's convoy rolled past the crowds
Related Words: wheel
roll (v):
emit, produce, or utter with a deep prolonged reverberating sound
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The thunder rolled.
rolling drums
roll (v):
sell something to or obtain something from by energetic and especially underhanded activity
Related Word: hustle
roll (v):
occur in soft rounded shapes
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The hills rolled past
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bark up the wrong tree

eşeğine kızıp semerini dövmek, kabahati yanlış yerde aramak
believing the wrong explanation for something


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