roll

roll
I. v. a.
1.
Turn, make revolve.
2.
Whirl, wheel, revolve.
3.
Revolve, turn about (in one's mind).
4.
Wrap round (one part on another).
5.
Bind, involve, inwrap, infold.
6.
Press, level, smooth, flatten.
7.
Drive, impel forward.
8.
Emit, give expression to.
9.
Wheel, trundle.
II. v. n.
1.
Revolve, rotate, turn, wheel, whirl, gyrate, whirl round, go round, turn round.
2.
Run on wheels.
3.
Revolve, perform a revolution.
4.
Turn, move circularly.
5.
Rock from side to side, be tossed about.
6.
Move (as billows).
7.
Fluctuate, move tumultuously.
8.
Fall over and over, tumble.
9.
Wallow, welter, tumble about.
10.
Run, flow, glide.
III. n.
1.
Volume, scroll, document.
2.
Chronicle, record, history, annals.
3.
List, register, catalogue, inventory, schedule, official document.
4.
Loaf of bread (small, and rolled up while in the dough).
5.
Rocking (as of a vessel in a heavy sea).
6.
Prolonged, deep sound.
7.
Cylinder, roller.
8.
Round mass.

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