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 The battery that forms the floor of the vehicle improves the car’s rigidity and keeps the center of gravity low, reducing the risk of a rollover. Alex Davies, WIRED, "Tesla Model 3 Can Survive a Crash—and Avoid One Too," 3 July 2019 Noah Ashton Boege was 18 at the time of the rollover crash in the 1200 block of the East Historic Columbia River Highway in Troutdale about 4 a.m. on Aug. 24, 2018. oregonlive.com, "Teen driver who said he was driving as fast as he could when he killed friend in Troutdale gets 2 years in prison," 22 Aug. 2019 No one was injured after a rollover crash in Newton Wednesday morning, Newton police said. Alyssa Lukpat, BostonGlobe.com, "No injuries after car overturns in Newton," 14 Aug. 2019 Authorities have released the name of the dump truck driver killed Monday in a rollover crash in Inver Grove Heights. Nick Ferraro, Twin Cities, "Dump truck driver who died after swerving to avoid crash ID’d as Cottage Grove man," 13 Aug. 2019 Modén, 37, was killed June 14 while responding to a rollover crash on Interstate 70 near Deer Trail. Carina Julig, The Denver Post, "Colorado State Patrol says no charges will be filed in connection to death of Trooper William Modén," 8 Aug. 2019 Investigators were called to U.S. Highway 54 in Guadalupe County about 12:20 p.m. Saturday for a report of a rollover crash, said Officer Dusty Francisco, a spokesman for New Mexico State Police. Katherine Rosenberg-douglas, chicagotribune.com, "4 Chicago residents, including 10-year-old girl, killed when their vehicle rolls over on New Mexico highway, police say," 5 Aug. 2019 Five people were hurt, four seriously, during an early morning rollover crash Friday in Ferndale, police said. Christina Hall, Detroit Free Press, "Alcohol suspected in Ferndale rollover crash that injured 5," 26 July 2019 This caused the Ford Escape, driven by 55-year-old Lee Johnson of Oakdale, Conn., to enter the median and rollover. Maria Lovato, BostonGlobe.com, "Conn. man killed in two-car crash on Interstate 290 in Marlborough," 6 Aug. 2019

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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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20 Oct 2019

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rollover

noun
How to pronounce roll over (audio)

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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