rollover1 of 2
: a motor vehicle accident in which the vehicle overturns
rolled over; rolling over; rolls over
: to defer payment of (an obligation)
: to renegotiate the terms of (a financial agreement)
: to place (invested funds) in a new investment of the same kind
roll over IRA funds
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NounTwo more soldiers were injured in Alaska on Feb. 5 when a military helicopter was injured in a rollover accident in Talkeetna, Alaska. —Leada Gore | Lgore@al.com, al, 2 May 2023 The rollover left bodies scattered by the roadside, and survivors were severely injured, the Kinney County Sheriff's Office said. —Greg Jefferson, San Antonio Express-News, 25 Apr. 2023 The rollover likely will be more expensive than switching to SOFR on time, potentially by up to 10 basis points, or 0.1 percentage point, said Joyce Frost, co-founder of Riverside Risk Advisors LLC, an advisory firm. —Mark Maurer, WSJ, 26 Jan. 2023 Southbound lanes of Interstate 41/894 and all eastbound lanes in the Hale Interchange have reopened after being closed for more than 5 hours due to a rollover early Wednesday. —Elliot Hughes, Journal Sentinel, 25 Jan. 2023 Dylan Quinn, a 16-year-old sophomore at Bristol-Plymouth Regional Technical School in Taunton and a promising goalie on the school’s cooperative hockey team with Southeastern Regional Vocational, died Sunday as a result of injuries suffered in a truck rollover that occurred that morning in Berkley. —Cam Kerry, BostonGlobe.com, 17 Jan. 2023 Also be cautious of an advisor pressuring you to perform the rollover. —Cyrus Purnell, Forbes, 28 June 2022 That works out to $6.93 trillion that will have to be refinanced by issuing new debt, which financial types call a debt rollover. —Allan Sloan, Washington Post, 27 June 2022 There have been three U.S. military helicopter crashes and a rollover recorded so far this year, in Alabama, Kentucky and Alaska, according to the Associated Press. —Zaz Hollander, Anchorage Daily News, 28 Apr. 2023
VerbMcMahon may have to roll over on some things to appease his ostensible superior, but he’s played the long game before, only to plot an operatic revenge. —Abraham Josephine Riesman, Washington Post, 7 Apr. 2023 Some investors worry that this month’s bout of banking turmoil could cause trouble for commercial real estate owners who need to roll over their debt, as interest rates soar while property values have slumped partly because workers are staying home. —Alex Tanzi, Fortune, 25 Mar. 2023 This gives the cooler the capability to roll over the same types of terrain that are accessible to those vehicles. —Saryn Chorney, Travel + Leisure, 9 Feb. 2023 Beneficiaries of these accounts will be able to roll over up to $35,000 in their lifetimes. —Nerdwallet, cleveland, 21 Jan. 2023 They were supposed to roll over and tank for a top draft pick. —Chris Bumbaca, USA TODAY, 25 Dec. 2022 Earlier this month, Russia agreed to roll over the grain deal for an additional 120 days. —Laurence Norman, WSJ, 27 Nov. 2022 The Trojans were spiraling at 2-4 ahead of their trip to South Bend, where Notre Dame, a 28-point favorite, was expected to roll over its rival. —Ryan Kartje, Los Angeles Times, 24 Nov. 2022 The pair aren't going to just roll over and let Carey be the ruler of holiday cheer. —Justine Browning, EW.com, 17 Aug. 2022 See More
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