roll up

verb

Definition of roll up

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to increase or acquire by successive accumulations :  accumulate <rolled up a large majority>

  3. intransitive verb
  4. 1 :  to become larger by successive accumulations

  5. 2 :  to arrive in a vehicle

Examples of roll up in a sentence

  1. <ticket sales are expected to roll up as the date of the concert nears>

1822

First Known Use of roll up

1822



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