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A lot of women say that they want to get to feeling about themselves the way I feel, because when I'm on a roll, I'm hot, I'm really good. I try to tell them, I don't have a fix.
Delta Burke

Meaning of "roll" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD ROLL

Rollen, from Old French roler, from Latin rotulus a little wheel, from rota a wheel.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF ROLL

roll  [rəʊl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ROLL

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Roll is a verb and can also act as a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb roll in English.

WHAT DOES ROLL MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of roll in the English dictionary

The first definition of roll in the dictionary is to move or cause to move along by turning over and over. Other definition of roll is to move or cause to move along on wheels or rollers. Roll is also to flow or cause to flow onwards in an undulating movement.


CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO ROLL

PRESENT

Present
I roll
you roll
he/she/it rolls
we roll
you roll
they roll
Present continuous
I am rolling
you are rolling
he/she/it is rolling
we are rolling
you are rolling
they are rolling
Present perfect
I have rolled
you have rolled
he/she/it has rolled
we have rolled
you have rolled
they have rolled
Present perfect continuous
I have been rolling
you have been rolling
he/she/it has been rolling
we have been rolling
you have been rolling
they have been rolling
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I rolled
you rolled
he/she/it rolled
we rolled
you rolled
they rolled
Past continuous
I was rolling
you were rolling
he/she/it was rolling
we were rolling
you were rolling
they were rolling
Past perfect
I had rolled
you had rolled
he/she/it had rolled
we had rolled
you had rolled
they had rolled
Past perfect continuous
I had been rolling
you had been rolling
he/she/it had been rolling
we had been rolling
you had been rolling
they had been rolling
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will roll
you will roll
he/she/it will roll
we will roll
you will roll
they will roll
Future continuous
I will be rolling
you will be rolling
he/she/it will be rolling
we will be rolling
you will be rolling
they will be rolling
Future perfect
I will have rolled
you will have rolled
he/she/it will have rolled
we will have rolled
you will have rolled
they will have rolled
Future perfect continuous
I will have been rolling
you will have been rolling
he/she/it will have been rolling
we will have been rolling
you will have been rolling
they will have been rolling
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would roll
you would roll
he/she/it would roll
we would roll
you would roll
they would roll
Conditional continuous
I would be rolling
you would be rolling
he/she/it would be rolling
we would be rolling
you would be rolling
they would be rolling
Conditional perfect
I would have roll
you would have roll
he/she/it would have roll
we would have roll
you would have roll
they would have roll
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been rolling
you would have been rolling
he/she/it would have been rolling
we would have been rolling
you would have been rolling
they would have been rolling
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you roll
we let´s roll
you roll
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to roll
Past participle
rolled
Present Participle
rolling
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ROLL


bowl
bəʊl
coal
kəʊl
cole
kəʊl
console
kənˈsəʊl
control
kənˈtrəʊl
goal
ɡəʊl
hole
həʊl
parole
pəˈrəʊl
patrol
pəˈtrəʊl
payroll
ˈpeɪˌrəʊl
pole
pəʊl
poll
pəʊl
role
rəʊl
scroll
skrəʊl
Seoul
səʊl
sole
səʊl
soul
səʊl
toll
təʊl
troll
trəʊl
whole
həʊl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ROLL

rolfer
roll call
roll film
roll in
roll in the hay
roll of honour
roll off
roll on
roll out
roll over
roll up
roll up one´s sleeves
roll-collar
roll-necked
roll-on
roll-on-roll-off
roll-on-roll-off ferry
roll-on-roll-off ship
roll-on/roll-off
roll-out

WORDS THAT END LIKE ROLL

atoll
baby doll
babydoll
Barbie doll
boll
Carroll
coll
death toll
doll
electoral roll
honor roll
knoll
moll
noll
on a roll
Ragdoll
rock and roll
rock-and-roll
rock´n´roll
stroll

Synonyms and antonyms of roll in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «ROLL»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «roll» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of roll
annals · bagel · ball · bap · billow · billowing · bind · bobbin · boom · bread roll · bridge roll · bun · catalogue · census · chronicle · coil · course · cruise · curl · cycle · cylinder · directory · drum · drumming · echo · elapse · enfold · entwine · envelop · even · flatten · flow · furl · glide · go · go round · growl · grumble · gyrate · gyration · hoagie · index · inventory · level · list · lumber · lurch · lurching · move · pass · pitch · pivot · pour · press · purl · record · reel · register · resonance · resound · reverberate · reverberation · revolution · revolve · roar · rock · rocking · rolling · roster · rotate · rotation · rumble · run · schedule · scroll · slide · smooth · spin · spool · spread · stagger · stream · swagger · swathe · sway · swell · swing · swivel · table · thunder · toss · totter · travel · trickle · trundle · tumble · turn · twirl · twist · undulation · waddle · wallow · welter · wheel · whirl · wind · wrap

Translation of «roll» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ROLL

Find out the translation of roll to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of roll from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «roll» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

一卷
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

panecillo
570 millions of speakers

English

roll
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

रोल
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

لَفَّة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

сверток
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

rolo
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

রোল
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

rouleau
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Roll
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Rolle
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

転がり
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

두루마리
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Muter
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

sự lăn tròn
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ரோல்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

रोल करा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

rulo
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

rotolo
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

rulon
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

рулон
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

rolă
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ρολό
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

roll
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

rulle
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

rull
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of roll

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ROLL»

The term «roll» is very widely used and occupies the 2.729 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ROLL» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «roll» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «roll» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about roll

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10 QUOTES WITH «ROLL»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word roll.
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Casey Abrams
My favorite type of music to sing to would be rock and roll, Tenacious D, Led Zeppelin, some Queen - I love all of them. I love singing to them because they're all just great voices. I love listening to very obscure jazz.
2
Steven Adler
If the Police could do a reunion... One of the biggest jerks I ever met was Sting. If he can do it, then anyone can do it. It's not that big a deal. And the Eagles! They did it! They severely hated each other. It's just rock and roll.
3
Rosecrans Baldwin
If I see a roll of Bubble Tape, a bag of Haribo Gold-Bears or a pouch of green-apple Big League Chew, I'm eleven again.
4
Rachel Bilson
I can hang out with all my boyfriend's friends. I know how to roll with the guys.
5
Steve Brown
It's a big shame, because 'Trixter' in my mind were what a real rock n' roll band is all about.
6
Delta Burke
A lot of women say that they want to get to feeling about themselves the way I feel, because when I'm on a roll, I'm hot, I'm really good. I try to tell them, I don't have a fix.
7
Kristin Cavallari
I love Chloe Sevigny's style - the way she manages to add a touch of rock n' roll to every look.
8
David Chase
Once the subject matter of rock n' roll changed from cars and pop love songs to songs about really true love and the blues and death and mortality, this light bulb went off in my head and I went, 'Oh, that's what they're doing. That's kind of - that's art.'
9
Adam Clayton
I think rock 'n' roll would become exponentially, considerably more difficult to perform past about 65.
10
Kurt Cobain
If it's illegal to rock and roll, throw my ass in jail!

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ROLL»

Discover the use of roll in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to roll and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Jelly Roll Sampler Quilts
Presents instructions for sampler quilts that use pre-cut fabric squares and includes instructions, diagrams, and variations in color and design for each project.
Pam Lintott, Nicky Lintott, 2011
2
Jelly Roll Dreams: 12 New Designs for Jelly Roll Quilts
Bestselling authors Pam & Nicky Lintott bring you 12 new Jelly Roll quilt designs, based on the best antique quilts from Pam's stunning collection.
‎2012
3
Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry
The story of one African-American family fighting to stay together and strong in the face of brutal racist attacks, illness, poverty, and betrayal in the Deep South of the 1930s.
Linda Beech, Mildred D. Taylor, 1999
4
Rock & Roll Jihad: A Muslim Rock Star's Revolution
"The story you are about to read is the story of a light-bringer....Salman Ahmad inspires me to reach always for the greatest heights and never to fear....Know that his story is a part of our history.
Salman Ahmad, 2010
5
Two from One Jelly Roll Quilts
Features easy-to-follow quilt patterns that enable you to learn how to make stylish and economical quilts out of half a Jelly Roll.
Pam Lintott, Nicky Lintott, 2010
6
Rock and Roll Jews
Michael Billig examines that influence through the worl of luminaries like Paul Simon, Bob Dylan, Carole King and Lou Reed." Nottingham Evening Post, From the bookjacket.
Michael Billig, 2001
7
Kinderculture: The Corporate Construction Of Childhood, ...
Provides undergraduates in history of music and sociology of music courses with a comprehensive overview of rock and roll since its inception in the 1950s, including grunge, hip-hop and the advent of other rock and roll trends of the 1990s ...
Paul Friedlander, Peter Miller, 2006
8
The Rolling Stone Illustrated History of Rock & Roll: The ...
Discusses the evolution of rock music from its earliest origins to today's most influential musical styles and performers
Anthony ed DeCurtis, James Henke, Holly George-Warren, 1992
9
Jelly Roll Quilts
This book features unique advice on making the most of this fresh approach to fabric, as well as tips on adapting the quilts to your existing stashes.
Pam Lintott, Nicky Lintott, 2008
10
Mister Jelly Roll: The Fortunes of Jelly Roll Morton, New ...
Traces the jazz musician's career journey from Storyville to Broadway, showing the ways in which his unique compositions reflected the problems of America's poor
Alan Lomax, 1973

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ROLL»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term roll is used in the context of the following news items.
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What you need to know for Rock 'n' Roll marathon happening May …
SAN DIEGO -- The 2015 San Diego Rock 'n' Roll marathon, half marathon 2-person half marathon relay and 5K will take place Friday, May 29 - Sunday, May 31 ... «10News, May 15»
2
Ringo Starr Inducted, Green Day Shine at Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
About 10,000 rock & roll constituents crammed into the hall and took their seats right as Rock and Roll Hall of Fame chairman and Rolling Stone founder Jann ... «RollingStone.com, Apr 15»
3
Willie Nelson to roll out own brand of marijuana
Music legend Willie Nelson is jumping into the movement to commercialize marijuana and plans to roll out his own brand of cannabis that he intends to make ... «CBS News, Apr 15»
4
Read Miley Cyrus' Badass Hall of Fame Speech for Joan Jett
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's announcement that Miley Cyrus would be inducting Joan Jett at this year's ceremonies provoked a wrecking ball-sized ... «RollingStone.com, Apr 15»
5
In Pictures: The White House Easter Egg Roll
The Easter Bunny joins guests in the Red Room prior to the annual Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House, April 6, 2015. (Official White House ... «The White House, Apr 15»
6
Paul McCartney, Stevie Wonder, Fall Out Boy To Induct Hall of Famers
UPDATE 2: Legendary psychedelic art painter Peter Max has designed the official poster and program cover for the upcoming Rock and Roll Hall of Fame ... «RollingStone.com, Mar 15»
7
Tootsie Roll CEO Melvin Gordon dies at 95
Melvin Gordon, the chairman and CEO of Tootsie Roll Industries, has died at 95 after a brief illness, the company confirmed in a filing Wednesday. His wife, Ellen ... «CNBC, Jan 15»
8
Green Day, Lou Reed, Joan Jett, Ringo Starr Lead Rock and Roll
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has officially announced next year's inductees: Lou Reed, Green Day, Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble, Joan Jett and ... «RollingStone.com, Dec 14»
9
Martin Scorsese, Mick Jagger & Terence Winter's Rock 'N' Roll
With Boardwalk Empire over, Winter is set to serve as showrunner on the Rock 'n Roll series, on which he is credited as writer alongside Mastras. Scorsese ... «Deadline.com, Dec 14»
10
Vote for the 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductees
The nominees for the 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame are in, and for the third consecutive year, the public gets to vote alongside the artists, historians and ... «RollingStone.com, Oct 14»

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