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Noun roll has 15 senses
  1. axial rotation, axial motion, roll - rotary motion of an object around its own axis; "wheels in axial rotation"
    --1 is a kind of rotation, revolution, gyration
    --1 has particulars: wallow
    Derived forms: verb roll14, verb roll9, verb roll8, verb roll6, verb roll2, verb roll1
  2. roll, roster - a list of names; "his name was struck off the rolls"
    --2 is a kind of list, listing
    --2 has particulars:
     batting order, card, lineup; death-roll; muster roll; church roll; rota; waiting list
  3. roller, roll, rolling wave - a long heavy sea wave as it advances towards the shore
    --3 is a kind of wave, moving ridge
  4. roll - photographic film rolled up inside a container to protect it from light
    --4 is a kind of
    film, photographic film
  5. coil, whorl, roll, curl, curlicue, ringlet, gyre, scroll - a round shape formed by a series of concentric circles
    --5 is a kind of round shape
    --5 has particulars: corolla; calyx; verticil
    Derived forms: verb roll8, verb roll4, verb roll3
  6. bankroll, roll - a roll of currency notes (often taken as the resources of a person or business etc.); "he shot his roll on a bob-tailed nag"
    --6 is a kind of funds, finances, monetary resource, cash in hand, pecuniary resource
  7. bun, roll - small rounded bread either plain or sweet
    --7 is a kind of bread, breadstuff, staff of life
    --7 has particulars:
     tea bread; frankfurter bun, hotdog bun; hamburger bun, hamburger roll; brioche; crescent roll, croissant; hard roll, Vienna roll; soft roll; kaiser roll; Parker House roll; clover-leaf roll; onion roll; sweet roll, coffee roll; bagel, beigel
  8. peal, pealing, roll, rolling - a deep prolonged sound (as of thunder or large bells)
    --8 is a kind of sound
    Derived form: verb roll5
  9. paradiddle, roll, drum roll - the sound of a drum (especially a snare drum) beaten rapidly and continuously
    --9 is a kind of sound
    Derived form: verb roll5
  10. scroll, roll - a document that can be rolled up (as for storage)
    --10 is a kind of manuscript, holograph
    --10 has particulars: Dead Sea scrolls; Megillah; Torah
  11. roll - anything rolled up in cylindrical form
    --11 is a kind of
    --11 has particulars: bolt; rouleau; rouleau
  12. cast, roll - the act of throwing dice
    --12 is a kind of throw
    --12 is a part of craps, crap shooting, crapshoot, crap game
    --12 has particulars: natural
  13. roll - walking with a rolling gait
    --13 is a kind of
  14. roll - a flight maneuver; aircraft rotates about its longitudinal axis without changing direction or losing altitude
    --14 is a kind of
    flight maneuver, airplane maneuver
    --14 has particulars: barrel roll; snap roll
  15. roll - the act of rolling something (as the ball in bowling)
    --15 is a kind of
    propulsion, actuation
    --15 is a part of bowling
Verb roll has 18 senses
  1. roll, turn over - move by turning over or rotating; "The child rolled down the hill"; "turn over on your left side"
    --1 is one way to turn
    Derived forms: noun roll1, noun roller3, noun roller4
    Sample sentence:
    These balls roll easily
  2. wheel, roll - move along on or as if on wheels or a wheeled vehicle; "The President's convoy rolled past the crowds"
    --2 is one way to travel, go, move, locomote
    Derived forms: noun roll1, noun rolling3
    Sample sentence:
    These cars won't roll
  3. roll, undulate - occur in soft rounded shapes; "The hills rolled past"
    Derived form: noun roll5
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Something is ----ing PP
  4. roll out, roll - flatten or spread with a roller; "roll out the paper"
    --4 is one way to flatten
    Derived form: noun roll5
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  5. roll - emit, produce, or utter with a deep prolonged reverberating sound; "The thunder rolled"; "rolling drums"
    --5 is one way to
    sound, go
    Derived forms: noun roll9, noun roll8, noun rolling1
    Sample sentences:
    Cars roll in the streets
    The streets roll with cars
  6. wind, wrap, roll, twine - wrap or coil around; "roll your hair around your finger"; "Twine the thread around the spool"
    --6 is one way to move, displace
    Derived forms: noun roller5, noun roll1
    Sample sentences:
    They roll the wire around the stick
    The wires roll around the stick
  7. roll - begin operating or running; "The cameras were rolling"; "The presses are already rolling"
    --7 is one way to
    function, work, operate, go, run
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
  8. roll - shape by rolling; "roll a cigarette"
    --8 is one way to
    shape, form
    Derived forms: noun roll5, noun roll1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  9. roll - execute a roll, in tumbling; "The gymnasts rolled and jumped"
    --9 is one way to
    Derived form: noun roll1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s
  10. hustle, pluck, roll - sell something to or obtain something from by energetic and especially underhanded activity
    --10 is one way to steal
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s something from somebody
  11. roll, undulate, flap, wave - move in a wavy pattern or with a rising and falling motion; "The curtains undulated"; "the waves rolled towards the beach"
    --11 is one way to move
    Derived form: noun roller2
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s something
  12. roll, wander, swan, stray, tramp, roam, cast, ramble, rove, range, drift, vagabond - move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment; "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"
    --12 is one way to travel, go, move, locomote
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Something is ----ing PP
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s PP
  13. roll - move, rock, or sway from side to side; "The ship rolled on the heavy seas"
    --13 is one way to
    rock, sway, shake
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
  14. roll, revolve - cause to move by turning over or in a circular manner of as if on an axis; "She rolled the ball"; "They rolled their eyes at his words"
    --14 is one way to move, displace
    Derived form: noun roll1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  15. roll - pronounce with a roll, of the phoneme /r/; "She rolls her r's"
    --15 is one way to
    pronounce, articulate, enounce, sound out, enunciate, say
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  16. seethe, roll - boil vigorously; "The liquid was seething"; "The water rolled"
    --16 is one way to churn, boil, moil, roil
    Sample sentence:
    The water rolls
  17. roll - take the shape of a roll or cylinder; "the carpet rolled out"; "Yarn rolls well"
    --17 is one way to
    change shape, change form, deform
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Something is ----ing PP
    Somebody ----s Adjective
  18. roll, roll up - show certain properties when being rolled; "The carpet rolls unevenly"; "dried-out tobacco rolls badly"
    --18 is one way to change
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s Adjective
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