rollout

noun
roll·​out | \ ˈrōl-ˌau̇t How to pronounce rollout (audio) \

Definition of rollout

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : the public introduction of a new aircraft broadly : the widespread public introduction of a new product
2 : a football play in which the quarterback rolls to the left or right

roll out

verb
rolled out; rolling out; rolls out

Definition of roll out (Entry 2 of 2)

intransitive verb

: to get out of bed

transitive verb

: to introduce (something, such as a new product) especially for widespread sale to the public

Synonyms & Antonyms for rollout

Synonyms: Verb

Antonyms: Verb

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Examples of rollout in a Sentence

Noun the national rollout of a new wireless service Verb you'll have to roll out by at least 8:00 a.m. in order to get there on time
Recent Examples on the Web: Noun While many companies instituted more robust sick leave policies at the beginning of the pandemic, some of those have since been scaled back with the rollout of the vaccines, even though omicron has managed to evade the shots. Anne D'innocenzio And Dee-ann Durbin, Anchorage Daily News, 10 Jan. 2022 While many companies instituted more robust sick leave policies at the beginning of the pandemic, some of those have since been scaled back with the rollout of the vaccines, even though Omicron has managed to evade the shots. CBS News, 10 Jan. 2022 While many companies instituted more robust sick leave policies at the beginning of the pandemic, some of those have since been scaled back with the rollout of the vaccines, even though omicron has managed to evade the shots. Anne D'innocenzio And Dee-ann Durbin, chicagotribune.com, 9 Jan. 2022 Clark said Mobile has the potential to capitalize on tourism within the next five years with the rollout of activity associated with the discovery of the Clotilda slave ship. al, 2 Jan. 2022 The same problem arose with the rollout of Covid boosters this fall, which happened in a stepwise fashion where eligibility was linked to age, health status, and the level of individual risk, because of where people lived or worked. Helen Branswell, STAT, 30 Dec. 2021 Despite all the progress made this year with the rollout of highly-effective mRNA vaccines and the availability of boosters, Georgia will be a sitting duck in another winter wave because almost half of the state hasn’t even taken their first shots. Joshua Sharpe, ajc, 25 Dec. 2021 Beyond policing, Preston and Supervisors Connie Chan and Aaron Peskin criticized the lack of details in the plan and questioned the timing, with a rushed rollout before the end of the year. Mallory Moench, San Francisco Chronicle, 24 Dec. 2021 But, as with the initial vaccine rollout, demand will likely outstrip supply, causing shortages and a lack of choices. Democrat-gazette Staff From Wire Reports, Arkansas Online, 24 Dec. 2021 Recent Examples on the Web: Verb Hayes said there’d been very little transparency until recently in data behind the decision to roll out 5G near airports and that concerns have mounted about potential interference with aircraft equipment. Fortune, 18 Jan. 2022 The plan to roll out body cameras follows the death in January of last year of Michael A. McDaniel, a 55-year-old prisoner who collapsed and died after guards pushed him to the ground several times following a fight outside of his cell. New York Times, 14 Jan. 2022 Lawmakers have also passed laws and allocated millions to roll out new training and other resources, like unarmed crisis response teams and crisis line apps. Paighten Harkins, The Salt Lake Tribune, 29 Dec. 2021 For Biden, the scramble to address the shortfall in the availability of testing is an uncomfortable parallel with the Trump administration’s inability to roll out testing at the beginning of the pandemic in 2020. Sheryl Gay Stolberg, BostonGlobe.com, 22 Dec. 2021 Some lawmakers, including Ms. Blackburn, want Instagram to abandon plans to roll out a version tailored to children, similar to YouTube Kids and other products. Ryan Tracy, WSJ, 8 Dec. 2021 Stimpson, while speaking to the media after his address, said there was no exact date for a new plan to roll out. al, 1 Dec. 2021 In September, vaccine experts advising the federal government rejected President Joe Biden's plan to roll out boosters for all Americans. Arielle Mitropoulos, ABC News, 16 Nov. 2021 Lemonade, which went public last year, last week debuted an auto-insurance product called Lemonade Car, currently being sold in Illinois with plans to roll out the offering in other states. Max Reyes, Bloomberg.com, 8 Nov. 2021

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First Known Use of rollout

Noun

1947, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Verb

1884, in the meaning defined at intransitive sense

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The first known use of rollout was in 1884

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16 Jan 2022

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“Rollout.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rollout. Accessed 25 Jan. 2022.

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rollout

noun

English Language Learners Definition of rollout

: an occasion when a new product or service is first offered for sale or use

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