axial rotation, axial motion, roll(noun)
rotary motion of an object around its own axis
"wheels in axial rotation"
a list of names
"his name was struck off the rolls"
roller, roll, rolling wave(noun)
a long heavy sea wave as it advances towards the shore
rolling wave, scroll, curlicue, bankroll, pealing, curl, cast, coil, paradiddle, drum roll, curler, crimper, axial rotation, tumbler, peal, hair curler, tumbler pigeon, ringlet, roster, bowl, axial motion, whorl, gyre, rolling, roller, bun
photographic film rolled up inside a container to protect it from light
coil, whorl, roll, curl, curlicue, ringlet, gyre, scroll(noun)
a round shape formed by a series of concentric circles (as formed by leaves or flower petals)
curl, scroll, curlicue, bankroll, pealing, cast, helix, coil, paradiddle, rolling wave, drum roll, peal, ringlet butterfly, axial rotation, volute, spiral, ringlet, roster, bowl, squiggle, lock, axial motion, whorl, gyre, rolling, roller, bun
a roll of currency notes (often taken as the resources of a person or business etc.)
"he shot his roll on a bob-tailed nag"
small rounded bread either plain or sweet
peal, pealing, roll, rolling(noun)
a deep prolonged sound (as of thunder or large bells)
rolling wave, scroll, curlicue, bankroll, pealing, curl, paradiddle, wheeling, cast, drum roll, axial rotation, peal, ringlet, coil, bowl, roster, axial motion, whorl, gyre, rolling, roller, bun
paradiddle, roll, drum roll(noun)
the sound of a drum (especially a snare drum) beaten rapidly and continuously
a document that can be rolled up (as for storage)
anything rolled up in cylindrical form
the act of throwing dice
plaster cast, scroll, form, bankroll, axial rotation, curl, mould, coil, axial motion, rolling wave, cast, plaster bandage, drum roll, shape, mold, peal, cast of characters, ringlet, roster, bowl, dramatis personae, stamp, hurl, whorl, paradiddle, gyre, rolling, casting, pealing, roller, curlicue, bun
walking with a swaying gait
a flight maneuver; aircraft rotates about its longitudinal axis without changing direction or losing altitude
the act of rolling something (as the ball in bowling)
rolling wave, scroll, curlicue, bankroll, pealing, curl, bowling ball, arena, trough, paradiddle, bowlful, cast, drum roll, axial rotation, stadium, peal, ringlet, coil, sports stadium, bowl, roster, axial motion, whorl, gyre, rolling, roller, pipe bowl, bun
roll, turn over(verb)
move by turning over or rotating
"The child rolled down the hill"; "turn over on your left side"
turn, vagabond, consider, wind, ramble, dig, debate, flip, wrap, pass on, seethe, stray, rove, reach, wave, twine, cast, flap, tump over, moot, wander, hustle, give, deliberate, cut into, overturn, bowl over, revolve, delve, pass, pluck, tip over, roll up, swan, roll out, upset, tramp, flip over, turn over, undulate, wheel, drift, knock over, roam, hand, range
move along on or as if on wheels or a wheeled vehicle
"The President's convoy rolled past the crowds"
wave, wrap, rove, hustle, range, turn over, stray, ramble, cast, pluck, revolve, wheel, wind, flap, swan, wander, cycle, wheel around, drift, roll out, seethe, pedal, undulate, twine, tramp, bicycle, roam, vagabond, roll up, bike
occur in soft rounded shapes
"The hills rolled past"
ripple, wave, wrap, rove, hustle, range, turn over, wheel, ramble, cast, pluck, revolve, wind, roll up, flap, swan, wander, stray, roam, drift, roll out, seethe, ruffle, twine, tramp, cockle, riffle, vagabond, undulate
roll out, roll(verb)
flatten or spread with a roller
"roll out the paper"
wave, wrap, rove, hustle, range, turn over, wheel, ramble, cast, pluck, vagabond, wind, straighten, swan, wander, stray, roam, flap, roll out, seethe, twine, tramp, revolve, drift, roll up, undulate
emit, produce, or utter with a deep prolonged reverberating sound
"The thunder rolled"; "rolling drums"
wind, wrap, roll, twine(verb)
arrange or or coil around
"roll your hair around your finger"; "Twine the thread around the spool"; "She wrapped her arms around the child"
vagabond, intertwine, wind, meander, nose, hoist, thread, wrap, twist, range, interlace, stray, rove, wave, swan, lift, twine, scent, wind up, flap, enfold, wander, hustle, entwine, wrap up, cast, enwrap, curve, distort, lace, pluck, revolve, roll up, envelop, roll out, wreathe, turn over, tramp, undulate, ramble, drift, weave, seethe, enclose, enlace, roam, wheel
begin operating or running
"The cameras were rolling"; "The presses are already rolling"
shape by rolling
"roll a cigarette"
execute a roll, in tumbling
"The gymnasts rolled and jumped"
hustle, pluck, roll(verb)
sell something to or obtain something from by energetic and especially underhanded activity
vagabond, hook, wind, ramble, cull, wrap, range, rob, pick, stray, rove, wave, pluck, deplumate, twine, surcharge, soak, overcharge, pull off, cast, flap, pull, wander, gazump, hustle, plunk, plume, bustle about, revolve, roll up, swan, deplume, roll out, pick off, tramp, turn over, bustle, undulate, tear, drift, tweak, seethe, displume, fleece, roam, wheel
roll, undulate, flap, wave(verb)
move in a wavy pattern or with a rising and falling motion
"The curtains undulated"; "the waves rolled towards the beach"
vagabond, wind, ramble, pother, wrap, seethe, beat, stray, rove, wave, twine, cast, flap, beckon, ruffle, wander, riffle, hustle, cockle, brandish, pluck, revolve, roll up, swan, roll out, tramp, turn over, flourish, dither, undulate, ripple, drift, curl, roam, wheel, range
roll, wander, swan, stray, tramp, roam, cast, ramble, rove, range, drift, vagabond(verb)
move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment
"The gypsies roamed the woods"; "roving vagabonds"; "the wandering Jew"; "The cattle roam across the prairie"; "the laborers drift from one town to the next"; "They rolled from town to town"
roam, project, hustle, wrap, verify, spue, redact, affirm, drift, draw, cast off, wave, array, assert, wander, cheat on, mold, float, cast, put, twine, slog, turn over, avow, cheat, throw away, frame, place, roll up, seethe, pasture, crop, vomit up, browse, chuck, mould, throw up, contrive, retch, purge, rate, betray, tramp, disgorge, swear, plod, meander, flap, blow, lay out, pad, shed, wheel, shake off, barf, graze, weave, stray, wind, range, vagabond, swan, rank, grade, couch, thread, pluck, freewheel, rove, be adrift, ramble, regurgitate, cuckold, throw off, straddle, throw, cat, vomit, ramble on, revolve, order, hurtle, spew, honk, roll out, regorge, drop, set out, aver, run, jog, hurl, trudge, err, upchuck, footslog, be sick, undulate, digress, sick, divagate, puke
move, rock, or sway from side to side
"The ship rolled on the heavy seas"
cause to move by turning over or in a circular manner of as if on an axis
"She rolled the ball"; "They rolled their eyes at his words"
wave, wrap, rove, hustle, range, rotate, turn over, wheel, ramble, cast, pluck, revolve, wind, roll up, flap, swan, wander, stray, roam, drift, roll out, seethe, go around, orbit, orb, twine, tramp, vagabond, undulate
pronounce with a roll, of the phoneme /r/
"She rolls her r's"
"The liquid was seething"; "The water rolled"
boil, wave, wrap, rove, hustle, range, flap, stray, ramble, hum, cast, pluck, wheel, wind, revolve, swan, buzz, wander, seethe, roam, drift, roll out, twine, tramp, turn over, vagabond, roll up, undulate
take the shape of a roll or cylinder
"the carpet rolled out"; "Yarn rolls well"
roll, roll up(verb)
show certain properties when being rolled
"The carpet rolls unevenly"; "dried-out tobacco rolls badly"
pile up, vagabond, wind, ramble, bundle up, furl, wrap, seethe, amass, stray, rove, wave, bundle, twine, cast, flap, accumulate, wander, compile, wrap up, hoard, pluck, revolve, roll up, swan, roll out, tramp, turn over, undulate, drift, hustle, collect, roam, wheel, range
English Synonyms and Antonyms
A memorial is any object, whether a writing, a monument, or other permanent thing that is designed or adapted to keep something in remembrance. Record is a word of wide signification, applying to any writing, mark, or trace that serves as a memorial giving enduring attestation of an event or fact; an extended account, chronicle, or history is a record; so, too, may be a brief inventory or memorandum; the inscription on a tombstone is a record of the dead; the striæ on a rock-surface are the record of a glacier's passage. A register is a formal or official written record, especially a series of entries made for preservation or reference; as, a register of births and deaths. Archives, in the sense here considered, are documents or records, often legal records, preserved in a public or official depository; the word archives is also applied to the place where such documents are regularly deposited and preserved. Muniments (Latin munio, fortify) are records that enable one to defend his title. Compare HISTORY; STORY.
account, archive, catalogue, chronicle, document, enrolment, entry, enumeration, history, inscription, instrument, inventory, memorandum, memorial, muniment, record, register, schedule, scroll
Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms
Dictionary of English Synonymes
wrap round (one part on another)
rock from side to side
rocking (as of a vessel in a heavy sea)
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- rol, oprol, draai, draai om, stoot, toedraaiAfrikaans
- ruilhal, magañ soñjoù, punañ, rollañ, pakañBreton
- svitek, váletCzech
- wirbeln, rollen, laufenGerman
- rollo, rodillo, redobladura, rodeador, redoble, balanceo, registro, rodeo, rosca, ruedo, rodeadora, redoblamiento, retumbo, allanar, embrollar, reflejar, enroscar, rodar, redoblar, envolver, reflexionar, rodearSpanish
- نان رولPersian
- pärinä, jyrinä, rullaus, käärö, kelaus, jyrä, kääryle, valssaus, sämpylä, rulla, jyrääminen, jyminä, kaulinta, valssi, vatvoa, kietoa, taitella, rullata, kääriä, kaulita, aprikoida, pohtia, pyörittää, levittää, kierittää, hokea, jyrätä, vierittää, kallistua, tasoittaa, latoa, sitoa, takoa, valssataFinnish
- petit pain, roue, roulement, roulis, rouleau, roulerFrench
- גלגול, מגילה, גלגלHebrew
- लपेटा, नामावली, गोला, घुमना, तम्बाकू का गोला, सूची, लुढ़काना, घूमाना, लपेटना, बजानाHindi
- zsemle, gurítHungarian
- panino, rullo, rotolare, rotolamento, tonfo, arrotolato, far rullare, avvolgere, far rotolare, spingere, involtolareItalian
- 巻子本, ロールパン, 丸まる, 転がす, 巻く, 巻け上がる, 転がるJapanese
- 롤빵, 감싸다, 말다, 감다Korean
- با دانKurdish
- keu, pōkai, takataka, pīroriMāori
- gedreun, geslinger, rol, wals, geroffel, naamlijst, register, lijst, gerommel, boekrol, dreun, broodje, pletwals, roffel, roffelen, rollen, pletwalsen, walsen, oprollenDutch
- rolar, girar, circularPortuguese
- бараба́н, бу́лка, ва́лик, рее́стр, сви́ток, ро́лик, крен, ката́ние, раскат, ка́чка, свёрток, вал, враще́ние, руло́н, бараба́нный бой, раска́т, бу́лочка, ве́домость, кататься, скатывать, катать, раскатывать, катить, завёртывать, катиться, свёртыватьRussian
- rulle, kuvertbröd, böljning, register, dundrande, lista, rullande, småfranska, bulle, bokrulle, vals, tygrulle, kavle, mullrande, rullor, virvel, rullning, böljande, förteckning, rulla ihop, kavla ut, rulla, virvla, valsa, rulla upp, kavlaSwedish
- hồ sơ, cuộn, văn kiện, chức vụ, danh mục, danh sách, tài liệu, vai, quyển, quấn, đẩy, lănVietnamese
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