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 Officials said the woman, 40-year-old Kimberly Kapp, was involved in a rollover crash in Mayer and suffered severe internal injuries. Perry Vandell, The Arizona Republic, 13 May 2022 Elias traces her opioid use back to a rollover crash that left her in pain after she was discharged from the hospital. Emily Alpert Reyesstaff Writer, Los Angeles Times, 11 May 2022 Following the rollover crash, police charged Mario Perez, 49, with two counts of great bodily harm by vehicle, which is a third-degree felony, according to a press release from APD. Jon Brown, Fox News, 26 Apr. 2022 Federal investigators said that just one of the 20 passengers was wearing their seat belt at the time of the rollover crash near Pala Mesa. Nathan Solis, Los Angeles Times, 20 Apr. 2022 Woods was returning to The Masters for the first time since he was involved in a single-vehicle rollover crash outside of Los Angeles on February 23, 2021. Bruce Martin, Forbes, 15 Apr. 2022 On March 13, police were dispatched for a rollover crash near Lorain Road and Interstate 480. Cheryl Higley, cleveland, 19 Mar. 2022 One person is dead and three people, including two children, have been injured after a rollover car crash at an offramp on southbound Interstate 17 near New River on Sunday afternoon. Haleigh Kochanski, The Arizona Republic, 28 Feb. 2022 Police and medics responded to a report of a rollover crash on the freeway around 11:20 p.m. Feb. 15 and arrived to find a Toyota Camry on its side with two Cleveland men trapped inside. Thomas Jewell, cleveland, 19 Feb. 2022 See More

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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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17 May 2022

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“Rollover.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rollover. Accessed 27 May. 2022.

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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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