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Synonyms for roll
roʊl

This thesaurus page is about all possible synonyms, equivalent, same meaning and similar words for the term roll.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. axial rotation, axial motion, roll(noun)

    rotary motion of an object around its own axis

    "wheels in axial rotation"

    Synonyms:
    rolling wave, scroll, curlicue, bankroll, pealing, curl, paradiddle, cast, drum roll, axial rotation, peal, ringlet, coil, bowl, roster, axial motion, whorl, gyre, rolling, roller, bun

  2. roll, roster(noun)

    a list of names

    "his name was struck off the rolls"

    Synonyms:
    rolling wave, scroll, curlicue, bankroll, pealing, curl, paradiddle, cast, drum roll, axial rotation, peal, ringlet, coil, bowl, roster, axial motion, whorl, gyre, rolling, roller, bun

  3. roller, roll, rolling wave(noun)

    a long heavy sea wave as it advances towards the shore

    Synonyms:
    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

  4. roll(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    rolling wave, scroll, curlicue, bankroll, pealing, curl, paradiddle, cast, drum roll, axial rotation, peal, ringlet, coil, bowl, roster, axial motion, whorl, gyre, rolling, roller, bun

  5. 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)

    Synonyms:
    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

  6. bankroll, roll(noun)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    rolling wave, scroll, curlicue, bankroll, pealing, curl, paradiddle, cast, drum roll, axial rotation, peal, ringlet, coil, bowl, roster, axial motion, whorl, gyre, rolling, roller, bun

  7. bun, roll(noun)

    small rounded bread either plain or sweet

    Synonyms:
    rolling wave, scroll, curlicue, bankroll, pealing, curl, paradiddle, cast, drum roll, axial rotation, peal, ringlet, coil, bowl, roster, axial motion, whorl, gyre, rolling, roller, bun

  8. peal, pealing, roll, rolling(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    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

  9. paradiddle, roll, drum roll(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    rolling wave, scroll, curlicue, bankroll, pealing, curl, paradiddle, cast, drum roll, axial rotation, peal, ringlet, coil, bowl, roster, axial motion, whorl, gyre, rolling, roller, bun

  10. scroll, roll(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    curl, scroll, curlicue, bankroll, pealing, coil, paradiddle, rolling wave, cast, drum roll, axial rotation, peal, ringlet, roster, bowl, axial motion, whorl, gyre, rolling, roller, bun

  11. roll(noun)

    anything rolled up in cylindrical form

    Synonyms:
    rolling wave, scroll, curlicue, bankroll, pealing, curl, paradiddle, cast, drum roll, axial rotation, peal, ringlet, coil, bowl, roster, axial motion, whorl, gyre, rolling, roller, bun

  12. cast, roll(noun)

    the act of throwing dice

    Synonyms:
    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

  13. roll(noun)

    walking with a swaying gait

    Synonyms:
    rolling wave, scroll, curlicue, bankroll, pealing, curl, paradiddle, cast, drum roll, axial rotation, peal, ringlet, coil, bowl, roster, axial motion, whorl, gyre, rolling, roller, bun

  14. roll(noun)

    a flight maneuver; aircraft rotates about its longitudinal axis without changing direction or losing altitude

    Synonyms:
    rolling wave, scroll, curlicue, bankroll, pealing, curl, paradiddle, cast, drum roll, axial rotation, peal, ringlet, coil, bowl, roster, axial motion, whorl, gyre, rolling, roller, bun

  15. roll, bowl(verb)

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

    Synonyms:
    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

  16. roll, turn over(verb)

    move by turning over or rotating

    "The child rolled down the hill"; "turn over on your left side"

    Synonyms:
    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

  17. wheel, roll(verb)

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

    "The President's convoy rolled past the crowds"

    Synonyms:
    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

  18. roll, undulate(verb)

    occur in soft rounded shapes

    "The hills rolled past"

    Synonyms:
    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

  19. roll out, roll(verb)

    flatten or spread with a roller

    "roll out the paper"

    Synonyms:
    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

  20. roll(verb)

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

    "The thunder rolled"; "rolling drums"

    Synonyms:
    wave, wrap, rove, hustle, range, turn over, wheel, ramble, cast, pluck, revolve, wind, roll up, flap, swan, wander, stray, roam, drift, roll out, seethe, twine, tramp, vagabond, undulate

  21. 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"

    Synonyms:
    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

  22. roll(verb)

    begin operating or running

    "The cameras were rolling"; "The presses are already rolling"

    Synonyms:
    wave, wrap, rove, hustle, range, turn over, wheel, ramble, cast, pluck, revolve, wind, roll up, flap, swan, wander, stray, roam, drift, roll out, seethe, twine, tramp, vagabond, undulate

  23. roll(verb)

    shape by rolling

    "roll a cigarette"

    Synonyms:
    wave, wrap, rove, hustle, range, turn over, wheel, ramble, cast, pluck, revolve, wind, roll up, flap, swan, wander, stray, roam, drift, roll out, seethe, twine, tramp, vagabond, undulate

  24. roll(verb)

    execute a roll, in tumbling

    "The gymnasts rolled and jumped"

    Synonyms:
    wave, wrap, rove, hustle, range, turn over, wheel, ramble, cast, pluck, revolve, wind, roll up, flap, swan, wander, stray, roam, drift, roll out, seethe, twine, tramp, vagabond, undulate

  25. hustle, pluck, roll(verb)

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

    Synonyms:
    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

  26. 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"

    Synonyms:
    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

  27. 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"

    Synonyms:
    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

  28. roll(verb)

    move, rock, or sway from side to side

    "The ship rolled on the heavy seas"

    Synonyms:
    wave, wrap, rove, hustle, range, turn over, wheel, ramble, cast, pluck, revolve, wind, roll up, flap, swan, wander, stray, roam, drift, roll out, seethe, twine, tramp, vagabond, undulate

  29. roll, revolve(verb)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    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

  30. roll(verb)

    pronounce with a roll, of the phoneme /r/

    "She rolls her r's"

    Synonyms:
    wave, wrap, rove, hustle, range, turn over, wheel, ramble, cast, pluck, revolve, wind, roll up, flap, swan, wander, stray, roam, drift, roll out, seethe, twine, tramp, vagabond, undulate

  31. seethe, roll(verb)

    boil vigorously

    "The liquid was seething"; "The water rolled"

    Synonyms:
    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

  32. roll(verb)

    take the shape of a roll or cylinder

    "the carpet rolled out"; "Yarn rolls well"

    Synonyms:
    wave, wrap, rove, hustle, range, turn over, wheel, ramble, cast, pluck, revolve, wind, roll up, flap, swan, wander, stray, roam, drift, roll out, seethe, twine, tramp, vagabond, undulate

  33. roll, roll up(verb)

    show certain properties when being rolled

    "The carpet rolls unevenly"; "dried-out tobacco rolls badly"

    Synonyms:
    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

  1. roll

    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.

    Synonyms:
    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

  1. roll(v)

    Synonyms:
    revolve, wheel, rotate, turn over and over, rock, trundle wallow

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. roll(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    turn (on an axis), make revolve

  2. roll(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    wrap round (one part on another)

  3. roll(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    wheel, trundle

  4. roll(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    revolve, rotate, turn, wheel, whirl, gyrate, whirl round, go round, turn round

  5. roll(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    run, flow, glide

  6. roll(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    rock from side to side

  7. roll(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    wallow, welter, tumble about

  8. roll(n.)

    Synonyms:
    volume, scroll

  9. roll(n.)

    Synonyms:
    chronicle, record, history, annals

  10. roll(n.)

    Synonyms:
    list, register, catalogue, inventory, schedule

  11. roll(n.)

    Synonyms:
    loaf of bread (small, and rolled up while in the dough)

  12. roll(n.)

    Synonyms:
    rocking (as of a vessel in a heavy sea)

  13. roll(n.)

    Synonyms:
    rub-a-dub, rat-a-tat, TATTOO, beat of drum

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    rouleau, rollo, roller, padrón, 'n'roll, coil, wobble, role, nominal, roster, register, bread, scroll, rollup, stabilizer

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Translations for roll

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  • rol, oprol, draai, draai om, stoot, toedraaiAfrikaans
  • دحرجArabic
  • ruilhal, magañ soñjoù, punañ, rollañ, pakañBreton
  • svitek, váletCzech
  • wirbeln, rollen, laufenGerman
  • ρολόGreek
  • 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
  • cuachIrish
  • 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
  • knipseNorwegian
  • rolar, girar, circularPortuguese
  • ruliuRomanian
  • 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
  • рулонUkrainian
  • رولUrdu
  • hồ sơ, cuộn, văn kiện, chức vụ, danh mục, danh sách, tài liệu, vai, quyển, quấn, đẩy, lănVietnamese

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