Textual thesaurus for "roll"

(noun) bowl

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

(noun) cast

the act of throwing dice

(noun) scroll

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

(noun) roster

a list of names

his name was struck off the rolls

(noun) roller, rolling wave

a long heavy sea wave as it advances towards the shore

(noun) paradiddle, drum roll

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

(noun) peal, pealing, rolling

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

(noun) axial motion, axial rotation

rotary motion of an object around its own axis

wheels in axial rotation

(noun) bun

small rounded bread either plain or sweet

(noun) bankroll

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

(noun) curl, curlicue, coil, gyre, whorl, ringlet, scroll

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

(verb) roll up

show certain properties when being rolled

The carpet rolls unevenly; dried-out tobacco rolls badly

(verb) seethe

boil vigorously

The liquid was seething; The water rolled

(verb) roll out

flatten or spread with a roller

roll out the paper

(verb) wind, wrap, twine

arrange or or coil around

roll your hair around your finger; Twine the thread around the spool; She wrapped her arms around the child

(verb) turn over

move by turning over or rotating

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

(verb) revolve

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

(verb) tramp, swan, stray, drift, cast, roam, ramble, range, vagabond, wander, rove

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

(verb) wheel

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

The President's convoy rolled past the crowds

(verb) undulate, flap, wave

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

The curtains undulated; the waves rolled towards the beach

(verb) pluck, hustle

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

(verb) undulate

occur in soft rounded shapes

The hills rolled past