English dictionary definition of:

roll


Noun

  • the act of rolling something (as the ball in bowling)
  • a flight maneuver; aircraft rotates about its longitudinal axis without changing direction or losing altitude
  • walking with a swaying gait
  • the act of throwing dice
  • anything rolled up in cylindrical form
  • photographic film rolled up inside a container to protect it from light
  • a document that can be rolled up (as for storage)
  • a list of names
  • a long heavy sea wave as it advances towards the shore
  • the sound of a drum (especially a snare drum) beaten rapidly and continuously
  • a deep prolonged sound (as of thunder or large bells)
  • rotary motion of an object around its own axis
  • small rounded bread either plain or sweet
  • a roll of currency notes (often taken as the resources of a person or business etc.)
  • a round shape formed by a series of concentric circles (as formed by leaves or flower petals)

Verb

  • execute a roll, in tumbling
  • show certain properties when being rolled
  • take the shape of a roll or cylinder
  • shape by rolling
  • boil vigorously
  • pronounce with a roll, of the phoneme /r/
  • flatten or spread with a roller
  • arrange or or coil around
  • begin operating or running
  • move by turning over or rotating
  • cause to move by turning over or in a circular manner of as if on an axis
  • move, rock, or sway from side to side
  • move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment
  • move along on or as if on wheels or a wheeled vehicle
  • move in a wavy pattern or with a rising and falling motion
  • emit, produce, or utter with a deep prolonged reverberating sound
  • sell something to or obtain something from by energetic and especially underhanded activity
  • occur in soft rounded shapes

Thesaurus

bankroll bowl bun cast coil curl curlicue drift flap gyre hustle paradiddle peal pealing pluck ramble range revolve ringlet roam roller rolling roster rove scroll seethe stray swan tramp twine undulate vagabond wander wave wheel whorl wind wrap

Spellzone course content

View spelling list old and oll words and learn about the word roll in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 7. Long vowels e.g ee, ea or y? oa, o-e, or ow? u-e, ue, or ew?.

Scrabble score for roll


Scrabble score = 4

generated at 16:09:14 on 18-11-19

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