rollover

noun
roll·​over | \ ˈrōl-ˌō-vər How to pronounce rollover (audio) \

Definition of rollover

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : the act or process of rolling over
2 : a motor vehicle accident in which the vehicle overturns

roll over

verb
rolled over; rolling over; rolls over

Definition of roll over (Entry 2 of 2)

transitive verb

1a : to defer payment of (an obligation)
b : to renegotiate the terms of (a financial agreement)
2 : to place (invested funds) in a new investment of the same kind roll over IRA funds

Examples of rollover in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web: Noun April 30 responded to a rollover crash on Schwartz Road between Crocker and Excalibur roads. Bruce Geiselman, cleveland, "Rollover crash closes road for 12 hours, driver flown to Metro: Westlake Police Blotter," 1 May 2021 The rollover crash happened about 7:45 p.m. on Route 263, or Ashley Road, near the Goshen line. Christine Dempsey, courant.com, "Man thought to be passenger now under arrest in deadly Winchester crash," 20 Apr. 2021 Kentucky police have identified the three people killed Monday in a fatal SUV rollover crash as Dayton, Ohio, residents. Chris Mayhew, The Enquirer, "Kentucky State Police ID three men killed in I-75 crash," 20 Apr. 2021 Iderrika Patryce Finley, who also went by Iderrika Callens, died Monday in a rollover crash on Interstate 59/29 in Birmingham. Carol Robinson | Crobinson@al.com, al, "Funds needed for baby boy fighting for life after pregnant woman killed in Birmingham crash," 16 Apr. 2021 First, in a few months, your financial institution will furnish you and the IRS with Form 5498, which will confirm officially the rollover amount. Glenn Ruffenach, WSJ, "How Retirees Can Say ‘No’ When Adult Children Ask for Financial Help," 4 Mar. 2021 Fans who purchased four-day passes for the 2020 festival and chose the rollover option will be able to use those tickets for CMA Fest 2022. Jon Freeman, Rolling Stone, "CMA Fest 2021 Canceled Over Ongoing Covid-19 Concerns," 2 Mar. 2021 By contrast, rollover and cash-out options imply that vacation is an asset they are entitled to control. New York Times, "Did You Miss Out on Vacation This Year? You’re Not Alone," 28 Dec. 2020 One person is dead after a rollover crash on the U.S. 60 in Mesa on Thursday night, officials say. Jamie Landers, The Arizona Republic, "1 person dead after being ejected from car in 3-vehicle crash on US 60 in Mesa," 9 Apr. 2021

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First Known Use of rollover

Noun

1945, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Verb

1952, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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The first known use of rollover was in 1945

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5 May 2021

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“Rollover.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rollover. Accessed 13 May. 2021.

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rollover

noun

English Language Learners Definition of rollover

: the act of delaying the payment of a debt
: the act of placing invested money in a new investment of the same kind
chiefly US : an accident in which a car, truck, etc., turns over

rollover

noun
roll·​over | \ ˈrōl-ˌō-vər How to pronounce rollover (audio) \

Legal Definition of rollover

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: the act or process of rolling over

roll over

transitive verb

Legal Definition of roll over (Entry 2 of 2)

1a : to defer payment of (an obligation)
b : to renegotiate the terms of (a financial agreement)
2 : to place (invested funds) in a new investment of the same kind roll over IRA funds

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