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Synonyms for roll

Synonyms for roll

to cover completely and closely, as with clothing or bandages

to move vigorously from side to side or up and down

to lean suddenly, unsteadily, and erratically from the vertical axis

to make a continuous deep reverberating sound

to proceed with ease, especially of expression

to take extravagant pleasure

roll out: to leave one's bed

roll up: to bring together so as to increase in mass or number

a series, as of names or words, printed or written down

Synonyms for roll

rotary motion of an object around its own axis

a long heavy sea wave as it advances towards the shore

photographic film rolled up inside a container to protect it from light

a round shape formed by a series of concentric circles (as formed by leaves or flower petals)

a roll of currency notes (often taken as the resources of a person or business etc.)

a deep prolonged sound (as of thunder or large bells)

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the sound of a drum (especially a snare drum) beaten rapidly and continuously

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a document that can be rolled up (as for storage)

anything rolled up in cylindrical form

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the act of throwing dice

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walking with a swaying gait

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the act of rolling something (as the ball in bowling)

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move by turning over or rotating

move along on or as if on wheels or a wheeled vehicle

occur in soft rounded shapes

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flatten or spread with a roller

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emit, produce, or utter with a deep prolonged reverberating sound

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begin operating or running

shape by rolling

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execute a roll, in tumbling

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sell something to or obtain something from by energetic and especially underhanded activity

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move in a wavy pattern or with a rising and falling motion

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move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment

move, rock, or sway from side to side

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cause to move by turning over or in a circular manner of as if on an axis

pronounce with a roll, of the phoneme /r/

boil vigorously

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take the shape of a roll or cylinder

show certain properties when being rolled

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References in periodicals archive ?
In a typical IRA rollover contribution transaction, assets from one IRA are distributed to the owner of the account, and within 60 days of receipt the owner rolls over the assets to a different IRA.
To determine how much a roll or machine is out of level, take the level's reading and multiply it by the conversion factor (number of running feet of machine width).
The covering thickness is thus continuously measured throughout the whole roll covering and, where necessary, automatically corrected.
The final step, then, was to develop on-machine supercalenders with polymeric roll covers.
Any run-out of the individual calender rolls will be amplified as the high spots and low spots periodically match up between the roll pairs.
Doctor blades--check for wear and proper loading pressure and angle--unusual wear can be an indicator of uneven roll wear or carryover problems.
Extrusion surface quality and tack values are exceptional with the single roll roller die.
Nip-roll pressure controls roll hardness by removing air entrapped between layers as the film winds.