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 Phoenix Police are investigating a rollover crash involving three cars including a patrol vehicle, that occurred this afternoon at the intersection of 67th Avenue and Encanto Boulevard, according to Sergeant Maggie Cox. Salma Reyes, The Arizona Republic, "Phoenix police car hit in rollover crash involving three vehicles," 10 Nov. 2020 Businesses that typically allow one week of rollover are considering expanding that to two weeks. Hilary Potkewitz, WSJ, "What Happens to My Unused Vacation Days?," 18 Oct. 2020 The man who died in a rollover crash Wednesday on Interstate 694 in the northeast metro has been identified as Matthew Ford. Tim Harlow, Star Tribune, "Maple Grove man named who died in northeast metro crash on Interstate 694," 29 Oct. 2020 The Silas Deane Highway in Wethersfield was closed well into the afternoon Tuesday after a pre-dawn, one-car rollover crash that snapped utility poles, police said. Christine Dempsey, courant.com, "Driver uninjured in Wethersfield rollover crash; Silas Deane closed for more than 10 hours," 27 Oct. 2020 The last agreement for both locals was a two-year rollover agreement which mainly addressed wages and health insurance rates, Lewis said. Steve Lord, chicagotribune.com, "Aurora’s municipal union workers may get raise," 23 Oct. 2020 Kenna had suffered a traumatic brain injury in a high-speed rollover crash six years ago and has been living with her family in Monroe, Washington ever since, according to her mother Kelli Harris, who spoke to Dateline in July. Andrea Cavallier, NBC News, "Human remains found in wooded area believed to be missing Washington woman Kenna Harris," 11 Oct. 2020 Police were called near the intersection of Hohman Avenue and Adelaide Place just after 4 a.m. for a single-vehicle rollover, Munster Police Lt. John Peirick said in a release. Post-tribune Staff, chicagotribune.com, "Lansing man dies in early morning crash, Munster police say," 6 Oct. 2020 Phoenix police responded to a single-vehicle rollover collision in the area of Seventh Avenue and Gibson on Thursday at 1:45 p.m. Brooke Newman, The Arizona Republic, "Police search for vehicle in connection with suspected homicide, car crash," 26 Sep. 2020

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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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24 Nov 2020

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“Rollover.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rollover. Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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More Definitions for rollover

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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