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roll

noun

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  1. a record of a series of items (as names or titles) usually arranged according to some system called the roll of people supposed to be in the class Synonyms canon, catalog (or catalogue), checklist, listing, menu, register, registry, roll, roll call, roster, schedule, tableRelated Words agenda, bibliography, catalogue raisonné, compendium, compilation, directory, docket, enumeration, glossary, index, inventory, manifest, payroll; calendar, chronology, timetable


roll

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of roll

  1. a rapid turning about on an axis or central point the squirrel did a quick roll and vanished up a tree Synonyms gyration, pirouette, reel, revolution, roll, rotation, twirl, wheel, whirlRelated Words circuit, circulation, ring, round; coil, curl, curve, spiral, twist, whorl; circle, orbit; eddy, swirl


roll

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of roll

  1. 1 to form into a round compact mass rolled up the wrapper from the straw and threw it Synonyms agglomerate, ball, wad, roundRelated Words bunch, clump, lump; bead, pearl, pellet, pelletize; sphereNear Antonyms flatten, open, smooth, spread, unfoldAntonyms unroll

  2. 2 to make a low heavy rolling sound thunder rolling in the distance Synonyms growl, grumble, lumber, rumbleRelated Words boom, drum, thunder; bellow

  3. 3 to make a series of unsteady side-to-side motions the car suddenly was rolling as high winds swept across the bridge Synonyms careen, lurch, pitch, rock, seesaw, sway, toss, wobble (also wabble)Related Words blunder, buck, dodder, falter, flounder, halt, hitch, hobble, jerk, jolt, reel, shake, stagger, stumble, teeter, toddle, totter, tumble, vacillate, vibrate, waddle, waver, weave; oscillate, undulate, wag, waggle

  4. 4 to move (something) in a curved or circular path on or as if on an axis in order to knock your opponent off balance, you have to roll the log when he least expects it Synonyms pivot, revolve, turn, rotate, spin, swing, swirl, swivel, twirl, twist, wheel, whirlRelated Words screw, unscrew; twiddle; coil, crank, reel, wind; circulate

  5. 5 to move in a stream just lying on the beach, watching the clouds roll by Synonyms pour, flow, run, streamRelated Words arise, disembogue, effuse, emanate, issue, spring; course, race, rush; fountain, gush, spout, spurt; deluge, engulf, flood, inundate, overflow, overrun, swamp; cascade, dribble, drip, gutter, riffle, ripple, sheet, trickle; flush, wash outNear Antonyms clot, coagulate, congeal, gel, harden, setAntonyms back up

  6. 6 to move in circles around an axis or center rolled her head around her shoulders to loosen herself up Synonyms gyrate, pinwheel, pirouette, revolve, spin, rotate, turn, twirl, wheel, whirlRelated Words coil, curl, curve, round, spiral, swirl, twine, twist, wind; circle, circulate, encircle, orbit, ring; pivot, swivel

  7. 7 to move or proceed smoothly and readily once we started rolling, everything went perfectly Synonyms bowl, breeze, brush, coast, cruise, drift, glide, flow, sail, skim, slide, slip, stream, sweep, whiskRelated Words fly, race, rush, speedNear Antonyms limp, lumber, plod, stumble, trudge; shamble, shuffle; stamp, stomp, stump, tramp; labor, toilAntonyms flounder, struggle


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