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Another word for roll

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Verb
  1. To cover completely and closely, as with clothing or bandages

    See also:

    put-on

  2. To move vigorously from side to side or up and down

      1. To throw lightly or casually or with a sudden jerk:
      2. To throw or propel upward:
      3. To throw or propel to the ground:
      1. Relatively hard, naturally formed mineral or petrified matter; stone.
      2. A relatively small piece or fragment of such material.
      3. A relatively large body of such material, as a cliff or peak.
      1. Any of various thick, dark, sticky substances obtained from the distillation residue of coal tar, wood tar, or petroleum and used for waterproofing, roofing, caulking, and paving.
      2. Any of various natural bitumens, such as mineral pitch or asphalt.
      3. A resin derived from the sap of various coniferous trees, as the pines.
      1. To raise or lift, especially with great effort or force:
      2. To throw (a heavy object) with great effort; hurl:
      3. To throw or toss:
    See also:

    repetition

  3. To lean suddenly, unsteadily, and erratically from the vertical axis

      1. To swerve off course momentarily or temporarily:
      2. To turn about the vertical axis. Used of an aircraft, spacecraft, or projectile.
      3. To move unsteadily; weave.
      1. A long plank balanced on a central fulcrum so that with a person riding on each end, one end goes up as the other goes down.
      2. The act or game of riding a seesaw.
      3. A back-and-forth or up-and-down movement.
      1. Any of various thick, dark, sticky substances obtained from the distillation residue of coal tar, wood tar, or petroleum and used for waterproofing, roofing, caulking, and paving.
      2. Any of various natural bitumens, such as mineral pitch or asphalt.
      3. A resin derived from the sap of various coniferous trees, as the pines.
      1. To make an abrupt sudden movement:
      2. To move with abrupt movements; move haltingly or jerkily.
      3. To roll or pitch suddenly or erratically:
  4. To make a continuous deep reverberating sound

    See also:

    sounds

  5. To proceed with ease, especially of expression

      1. A piece of fabric sewn together and fitted to the spars and rigging of a vessel so as to convert the force of the wind into forward motion of the vessel.
      2. The sails of a ship or boat.
      3. A narrow fairwater supporting the bridge of a submarine.
      1. To move in a smooth, effortless manner:
      2. To move silently and furtively:
      3. To occur or pass imperceptibly:
      1. To move or run smoothly with unbroken continuity, as in the manner characteristic of a fluid.
      2. To issue in a stream; pour forth:
      3. To circulate, as the blood in the body.
    See also:

    move

  6. To take extravagant pleasure

    See also:

    like

Noun
  1. A series, as of names or words, printed or written down

      1. A list of times of departures and arrivals; a timetable:
      2. A plan for performing work or achieving an objective, specifying the order and allotted time for each part:
      3. A printed or written list of items in tabular form:
      1. A list, especially of the names of players on a sports team or of the personnel in a military unit.
      1. A formal or official recording of items, names, or actions.
      2. A book for such entries.
      3. An entry in such a record.
      1. A series of names, words, or other items written, printed, or imagined one after the other:
      2. A considerable number; a long series:
      3. To make a list of; itemize:
      1. A list or itemized display, as of titles, course offerings, or articles for exhibition or sale, usually including descriptive information or illustrations.
      2. A publication, such as a book or pamphlet, containing such a list or display:
      3. A list or enumeration:
    See also:

    remember

Idioms:

    roll out

  1. To leave one's bed

  2. roll up

  3. To bring together so as to increase in mass or number

Another word for roll

Noun
  1. The act of rolling

      1. The act of gyrating.
      2. Circular or spiral motion.
      3. An oscillation or varying between states:
      1. To rotate rapidly about a center or an axis; spin.
      2. To move while rotating or turning about:
      3. To turn rapidly, changing direction; wheel:
      1. Present participle of trundle.
      2. The motion of something that trundles.
      1. A city of northwest West Virginia in the Panhandle on the Ohio River southwest of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Settled in 1769, it was an important trading post on the Cumberland Road until the 1850s. Wheeling was the state capital from 1863 to 1870 and from 1875 to 1885.
      1. The act or process of turning around a center or an axis:
      2. A single complete cycle of such motion.
      3. A transformation of a coordinate system in which the new axes have a specified angular displacement from their original position while the origin remains fixed.
      1. Orbital motion about a point, especially as distinguished from axial rotation:
      2. A turning or rotational motion about an axis.
      3. A single complete cycle of such orbital or axial motion.
      1. To throw lightly or casually or with a sudden jerk:
      2. To throw or propel upward:
      3. To throw or propel to the ground:
      1. To propel through the air with a motion of the hand or arm.
      2. To propel or discharge into the air by any means:
      3. To cause to move with great force or speed; propel or displace:
      1. Present participle of turn over.
      1. To cause to move around an axis or center; cause to rotate or revolve:
      2. To cause to move around in order to achieve a result, such as opening, closing, tightening, or loosening:
      3. To alter or control the functioning of (a mechanical device, for example) by the use of a rotating or similar movement:
  2. A rolled up object

      1. The horn of the goat that suckled Zeus, which broke off and became filled with fruit. In folklore, it became full of whatever its owner desired.
      2. A representation of a goat's horn overflowing with fruit, flowers, and grain, signifying prosperity.
      3. A cone-shaped ornament or receptacle.
      1. The surface generated by a straight line intersecting and moving along a closed plane curve, the directrix, while remaining parallel to a fixed straight line that is not on or parallel to the plane of the directrix.
      2. The portion of such a surface bounded by two parallel planes and the regions of the planes bounded by the surface.
      3. A solid bounded by two parallel planes and such a surface, especially such a surface having a circle as its directrix.
      1. A hollow cylinder, especially one that conveys a fluid or functions as a passage.
      2. An organic structure having the shape or function of a tube; a duct:
      3. A small flexible cylindrical container sealed at one end and having a screw cap at the other, for pigments, toothpaste, or other pastelike substances.
      1. The surface generated by a straight line, the generator, passing through a fixed point, the vertex, and moving along a fixed curve, the directrix.
      2. A right circular cone.
      3. The figure formed by a cone, bound or regarded as bound by its vertex and a plane section taken anywhere above or below the vertex.
      1. The usually hard outer covering that encases certain organisms, such as insects, turtles, and most mollusks.
      2. A similar outer covering on a nut or seed.
      3. A similar outer covering on certain eggs, such as those of birds and reptiles; an eggshell.
      1. To bend over or double up so that one part lies on another part:
      2. To make compact by doubling or bending over parts:
      3. To bring from an extended to a closed position:
      1. A structure or figure, often in the shape of an oval shield or oblong scroll, used as an architectural or graphic ornament or to bear a design or inscription.
      2. An oval or oblong figure in ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics that encloses characters expressing the names or epithets of royal or divine personages.
      3. A heavy paper cartridge case.
      1. A form or part that is folded or coiled.
      2. One of the convex folds of the surface of the brain.
      1. A form that coils or spirals; a curl or swirl:
      2. An arrangement of three or more leaves, petals, or other organs arising from a single node.
      3. A single turn or volution of a spiral shell.
      1. A series of connected spirals or concentric rings formed by gathering or winding:
      2. An individual spiral or ring within such a series.
      3. A spiral pipe or series of spiral pipes, as in a radiator.
      1. A curve on a plane that winds around a fixed center point at a continuously increasing or decreasing distance from the point.
      2. A three-dimensional curve that turns around an axis at a constant or continuously varying distance while moving parallel to the axis; a helix.
      3. Something having the form of such a curve:
      1. A spiral scroll-like ornament such as that used on an Ionic capital.
      2. A spiral formation, such as one of the whorls of a gastropod shell.
      3. Any of various marine gastropod mollusks of the family Volutidae, having a spiral, often colorfully marked shell.
      1. A roll, as of parchment or papyrus, used especially for writing a document.
      2. An ancient book or volume written on such a roll.
      3. A list or schedule of names.
  3. A long, heavy sound

      1. The sound produced by beating a drum.
      2. Vehement, persistent advocacy of a cause:
      1. The loud deep cry of a wild animal, especially a lion or other wild cat.
      2. A loud, deep, prolonged sound or cry, as of a person in distress or rage.
      3. A loud prolonged noise, such as that produced by waves.
      1. To make a deep, long, rolling sound.
      2. To move or proceed with a deep, long, rolling sound.
      3. To engage in a gang fight.
      1. The crashing or booming sound produced by rapidly expanding air along the path of the electrical discharge of lightning.
      2. A sound that resembles or suggests thunder.
      3. To produce thunder.
    See also:

    noise

  4. A small, fine bread].

  5. A list

Verb
  1. To move by rotation, or in rotating numbers

    See also:

    turn

    move

  2. To cause to roll

      1. A small wheel or roller.
      2. The motion or noise of rolling:
      3. A trundle bed.
      1. To rotate or revolve briskly; swing in a circle; spin:
      2. To twist or wind around:
      3. To move or spin around rapidly, suddenly, or repeatedly:
      1. To throw lightly or casually or with a sudden jerk:
      2. To throw or propel upward:
      3. To throw or propel to the ground:
      1. To propel through the air with a motion of the hand or arm.
      2. To propel or discharge into the air by any means:
      3. To cause to move with great force or speed; propel or displace:
      1. To cause to move forward or onward.
      2. To cause to develop or progress:
      1. To urge to action through moral pressure; drive:
      2. To drive forward; propel.
      1. To apply pressure against (something), especially for the purpose of moving it:
      2. To move (something) by exerting force against it; thrust or shove:
      3. To exert downward pressure on (a button or keyboard, for example); press.
      1. To push, propel, or press onward forcibly; urge forward:
      2. To repulse or put to flight by force or influence:
      3. To guide, control, or direct (a vehicle).
  3. To revolve

      1. A full turn of the body on the point of the toe or the ball of the foot in ballet.
      2. To execute a pirouette.
      1. A current, as of water or air, moving contrary to the direction of the main current, especially in a circular motion.
      2. A drift or tendency that is counter to or separate from a main current, as of opinion, tradition, or history.
      3. To move in or as if in an eddy or eddies:
      1. A device that joins two parts in a way that allows one part to turn without turning the other.
      2. To turn or rotate on a swivel or an axis.
      3. To secure, fit, or support with a swivel.
      1. To move with a twisting or whirling motion; eddy.
      2. To be dizzy or disoriented.
      3. To be arranged in a spiral, whorl, or twist.
      1. To rotate or revolve briskly; swing in a circle; spin:
      2. To twist or wind around:
      3. To move or spin around rapidly, suddenly, or repeatedly:
      1. To rotate rapidly about a center or an axis; spin.
      2. To move while rotating or turning about:
      3. To turn rapidly, changing direction; wheel:
      1. A circular or spiral motion or form, especially a circular ocean current.
      2. To whirl.
      1. To revolve around a fixed point or axis.
      2. To move in a spiral or spirallike course.
      3. To oscillate or vary, especially in a repetitious pattern:
      1. A device, such as a cylinder, spool, or frame, that turns on an axis and is used for winding and storing rope, tape, film, or other flexible materials.
      2. A cylindrical device attached to a fishing rod to let out or wind up the line.
      3. The quantity of wire, film, or other material wound on one reel.
      1. A curve on a plane that winds around a fixed center point at a continuously increasing or decreasing distance from the point.
      2. A three-dimensional curve that turns around an axis at a constant or continuously varying distance while moving parallel to the axis; a helix.
      3. Something having the form of such a curve:
      1. To rotate rapidly; whirl.
      2. To have a sensation of whirling, as from dizziness; reel:
      3. To make thread or yarn by drawing out and twisting fibers.
      1. Moving air, especially a natural and perceptible movement of air parallel to or along the ground.
      2. A movement of air generated artificially, as by bellows or a fan.
      3. The direction from which a movement of air comes:
      1. A short rod or shaft on which a related part rotates or swings.
      2. A person or thing on which something depends; the central or crucial factor:
      3. The act of turning on a pivot.
      1. Used other than as an idiom: see turn,"Ž over.
      2. To flip over; to rotate uppermost to bottom.
      3. (idiomatic) To relinquish; give back.
      1. To cause to move around an axis or center; cause to rotate or revolve:
      2. To cause to move around in order to achieve a result, such as opening, closing, tightening, or loosening:
      3. To alter or control the functioning of (a mechanical device, for example) by the use of a rotating or similar movement:
    See also:

    rock

  4. To make into a roll

      1. Moving air, especially a natural and perceptible movement of air parallel to or along the ground.
      2. A movement of air generated artificially, as by bellows or a fan.
      3. The direction from which a movement of air comes:
      1. To twist (the hair, for example) into ringlets or coils.
      2. To form into a coiled or spiral shape:
      3. To decorate with coiled or spiral shapes.
      1. A curve on a plane that winds around a fixed center point at a continuously increasing or decreasing distance from the point.
      2. A three-dimensional curve that turns around an axis at a constant or continuously varying distance while moving parallel to the axis; a helix.
      3. Something having the form of such a curve:
      1. A series of connected spirals or concentric rings formed by gathering or winding:
      2. An individual spiral or ring within such a series.
      3. A spiral pipe or series of spiral pipes, as in a radiator.
      1. To roll up and secure (a flag or sail, for example) to something else.
      2. To be or become rolled up.
      3. The act or an instance of rolling up.
      1. The front section of a ship or boat.
      2. Either of the sides of this front section:
      3. The oar or the person wielding the oar closest to the bow in a racing shell.
      1. A usually curved structure forming the upper edge of an open space and supporting the weight above it, as in a bridge or doorway.
      2. A structure, such as a freestanding monument, shaped like an inverted U.
      3. A curve with the ends down and the middle up:
      1. To cause to assume a curved or angular shape:
      2. To bring (a bow, for example) into a state of tension by drawing on a string or line.
      3. To force to assume a different direction or shape, according to one's own purpose:
      1. A line that deviates from straightness in a smooth, continuous fashion.
      2. A surface that deviates from planarity in a smooth, continuous fashion.
      3. Something characterized by such a line or surface, especially a rounded line or contour of the human body.
      1. To bend over or double up so that one part lies on another part:
      2. To make compact by doubling or bending over parts:
      3. To bring from an extended to a closed position:
      1. To wind together (two or more threads, for example) so as to produce a single strand.
      2. To form in this manner:
      3. To wind or coil (vines or rope, for example) about something.
  5. To smooth with a roller

  6. To flow

      1. A large wave or swell of water.
      2. A great swell, surge, or undulating mass, as of smoke or sound.
      3. To surge or roll in billows.
      1. To move in a smooth, effortless manner:
      2. To move silently and furtively:
      3. To occur or pass imperceptibly:
      1. To rise and move in a billowing or swelling manner.
      2. To roll or be tossed about on waves, as a boat.
      3. To move like advancing waves:
      1. To move freely back and forth or up and down in the air, as branches in the wind.
      2. To make a signal with an up-and-down or back-and-forth movement of the hand or an object held in the hand:
      3. To have an undulating or wavy form; curve or curl:
      1. To move swiftly on foot so that both or all feet are not on the ground during each stride.
      2. To retreat rapidly; flee:
      3. To depart; leave:
      1. To move in waves or with a smooth, wavelike motion:
      2. To have a wavelike appearance or form:
      3. To increase and decrease in volume or pitch.
    See also:

    flow

  7. To produce a relatively deep, continuous sound

      1. The loud deep cry of a wild animal, especially a lion or other wild cat.
      2. A loud, deep, prolonged sound or cry, as of a person in distress or rage.
      3. A loud prolonged noise, such as that produced by waves.
      1. The crashing or booming sound produced by rapidly expanding air along the path of the electrical discharge of lightning.
      2. A sound that resembles or suggests thunder.
      3. To produce thunder.
      1. Repetition of a sound by reflection of sound waves from a surface.
      2. The sound produced in this manner.
      3. A repetition or an imitation:
      1. To make a loud, prolonged, or reverberating sound:
      2. To be filled with sound; reverberate:
      3. To be talked about, celebrated, or extolled:
      1. To assault with heavy artillery fire.
      2. To deliver heavy artillery fire.
      3. An extended, usually heavy discharge of artillery.
      1. To resound in a succession of echoes; reecho:
      2. To be filled with loud or echoing sound:
      3. To have a prolonged or continuing effect:
      1. A percussion instrument consisting of a hollow cylinder or hemisphere with a membrane stretched tightly over one or both ends, played by beating with the hands or sticks.
      2. A sound produced by this instrument.
      3. Something resembling a drum in shape or structure, especially a barrellike metal container or a metal cylinder wound with cable, wire, or heavy rope.
      1. A strip of frilled or closely pleated fabric used for trimming or decoration.
      2. A ruff on a bird.
      3. An irregularity or a slight disturbance of a surface:
      1. To make a deep, long, rolling sound.
      2. To move or proceed with a deep, long, rolling sound.
      3. To engage in a gang fight.
  8. To travel

  9. To function

    See also:

    operate

Idioms:

    strike from the rolls