rollover

1 of 2

noun

roll·​over ˈrōl-ˌō-vər How to pronounce rollover (audio)
1
: the act or process of rolling over
2
: a motor vehicle accident in which the vehicle overturns

roll over

2 of 2

verb

rolled over; rolling over; rolls over

transitive verb

1
a
: 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
Loading your audio article A tractor-trailer rollover crash on Interstate 95 in Greenwich lead to a chain of collisions and multiple injuries overnight on Thursday, state police said. Staff Report, Hartford Courant, 27 June 2024 In a crash or a vehicle rollover, side curtain airbags deploy to cover the side window opening. Peter Valdes-Dapena, CNN, 20 June 2024
Verb
As for the 911 calls, New Miami has a part-time police department so when there is no staff working due to budgetary issues, emergency police calls are rolled over to the Butler County Sheriff’s Office, the chief has previously reported to the village council and the mayor. Jennifer Edwards Baker, The Enquirer, 4 July 2024 In addition, debt that was issued at lower rates is now being rolled over to higher rates, so debt service costs are going up more rapidly than total debt, Dudley said. Beth Greenfield, Fortune, 30 June 2024 See all Example Sentences for rollover 

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Word History

First Known Use

Noun

1945, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Verb

1952, in the meaning defined at sense 2

Time Traveler
The first known use of rollover was in 1945

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“Rollover.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rollover. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

Legal Definition

rollover

1 of 2 noun
roll·​over ˈrōl-ˌō-vər How to pronounce rollover (audio)
: the act or process of rolling over

roll over

2 of 2 transitive verb
1
a
: 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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