Definitions For Roll

noun

  • The act of rolling something (as the ball in bowling)
  • A flight maneuver; aircraft rotates about its longitudinal axis without changing direction or losing altitude
  • Walking with a swaying gait
  • The act of throwing dice
  • Anything rolled up in cylindrical form
  • Photographic film rolled up inside a container to protect it from light
  • A document that can be rolled up (as for storage)
  • A list of names
  • A long heavy sea wave as it advances towards the shore
  • The sound of a drum (especially a snare drum) beaten rapidly and continuously
  • A deep prolonged sound (as of thunder or large bells)
  • Rotary motion of an object around its own axis
  • Small rounded bread either plain or sweet
  • A roll of currency notes (often taken as the resources of a person or business etc.)
  • A round shape formed by a series of concentric circles (as formed by leaves or flower petals)
  • To move across the ground or another surface by turning over and over
  • To turn over one or more times
  • To move smoothly on wheels

verb

  • Execute a roll, in tumbling
  • Show certain properties when being rolled
  • Take the shape of a roll or cylinder
  • Shape by rolling
  • Boil vigorously
  • Pronounce with a roll, of the phoneme /r/
  • Flatten or spread with a roller
  • Arrange or or coil around
  • Begin operating or running
  • Move by turning over or rotating
  • Cause to move by turning over or in a circular manner of as if on an axis
  • Move, rock, or sway from side to side
  • Move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment
  • Move along on or as if on wheels or a wheeled vehicle
  • Move in a wavy pattern or with a rising and falling motion
  • Emit, produce, or utter with a deep prolonged reverberating sound
  • Sell something to or obtain something from by energetic and especially underhanded activity
  • Occur in soft rounded shapes

Is Roll a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Scrabble
4
Words with Friends
6

The word Roll is worth 4 points in Scrabble and 6 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Roll in a Sentence

  • The children rolled down the hill.
  • The ball rolled slowly to a stop.
  • Roll the chicken wings in the batter.

Synonyms for Roll

Antonyms for Roll

Look up a Word

Search the dictionary for definitions, synonyms, antonyms, rhymes, and more!