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roll

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of roll

  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 of 1roll canon, catalog (or catalogue), checklist, listing, menu, register, registry, roll, roll call, roster, schedule, tableWords Related to 1roll 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 of 2roll gyration, pirouette, reel, revolution, roll, rotation, twirl, wheel, whirlWords Related to 2roll 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 of roll agglomerate, ball, wad, roundWords Related to roll bunch, clump, lump; bead, pearl, pellet, pelletize; sphereNear Antonyms of roll flatten, open, smooth, spread, unfoldAntonyms of roll unroll

  2. 2 to make a low heavy rolling sound thunder rolling in the distance Synonyms of roll growl, grumble, lumber, rumbleWords Related to roll 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 of roll careen, lurch, pitch, rock, seesaw, sway, toss, wobble (also wabble)Words Related to roll 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 of roll pivot, revolve, turn, rotate, spin, swing, swirl, swivel, twirl, twist, wheel, whirlWords Related to roll 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 of roll pour, flow, run, streamWords Related to roll 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 of roll clot, coagulate, congeal, gel, harden, setAntonyms of roll back up

  6. 6 to move in circles around an axis or center rolled her head around her shoulders to loosen herself up Synonyms of roll gyrate, pinwheel, pirouette, revolve, spin, rotate, turn, twirl, wheel, whirlWords Related to roll 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 of roll bowl, breeze, brush, coast, cruise, drift, glide, flow, sail, skim, slide, slip, stream, sweep, whiskWords Related to roll fly, race, rush, speedNear Antonyms of roll limp, lumber, plod, stumble, trudge; shamble, shuffle; stamp, stomp, stump, tramp; labor, toilAntonyms of roll flounder, struggle



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