roll

Part of speech: noun

anything rolled up in cylindrical form

Part of speech: verb

To move on ward while rotating; turn about continually; move on rollers.

Part of speech: verb

To wrap round and round upon itself; make into a roll.

Part of speech: verb

To smooth out with a roller.

Part of speech: verb

To move onward, like a wheel or as on wheels.

Part of speech: verb

To undulate, fluctuate, or sway, as waves.

Part of speech: verb

To reverberate.

Part of speech: noun

A list or register.

Part of speech: noun

Any article of food, as bread, rolled or doubled together in making.

Part of speech: noun

A roller.

Part of speech: noun

A rolling movement or sound.

Part of speech: noun

A trill.

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Usage examples "roll":

  1. What a rest it was for Benedetto to roll along thus, silently, alone in a dark soft carriage, in the heart of the night! - "The Saint", Antonio Fogazzaro Commentator: William Roscoe Thayer.
  2. They roll their eyes in such a funny manner- it's enough to make you die laughing! - "Original Short Stories, Volume 12 (of 13)", Guy de Maupassant Last Updated: February 13, 2009.
  3. The third man simply failed to show up for roll call one morning. - "Despoilers of the Golden Empire", Gordon Randall Garrett.