rollover

noun roll·over \ ˈrōl-ˌō-vər \
|Updated on: 16 Jun 2018

Definition of rollover

1 : the act or process of rolling over
2 : a motor vehicle accident in which the vehicle overturns

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First Known Use of rollover

1945

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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roll over

verb

Definition of roll over

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

First Known Use of roll over

1952

in the meaning defined at sense 2

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ROLLOVER Defined for English Language Learners

rollover

Definition of rollover for English Language Learners

  • : the act of delaying the payment of a debt

  • : the act of placing invested money in a new investment of the same kind

  • : an accident in which a car, truck, etc., turns over


Law Dictionary

rollover

noun roll·over \ ˈrōl-ˌō-vər \

legal Definition of rollover

: the act or process of rolling over

roll over

transitive verb

legal Definition of roll over

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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