Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
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- S: (n) axial rotation, axial motion, roll (rotary motion of an object around its own axis) "wheels in axial rotation"
- S: (n) roll, roster (a list of names) "his name was struck off the rolls"
- S: (n) roller, roll, rolling wave (a long heavy sea wave as it advances towards the shore)
- S: (n) roll (photographic film rolled up inside a container to protect it from light)
- S: (n) coil, whorl, roll, curl, curlicue, ringlet, gyre, scroll (a round shape formed by a series of concentric circles (as formed by leaves or flower petals))
- S: (n) bankroll, roll (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"
- S: (n) bun, roll (small rounded bread either plain or sweet)
- S: (n) peal, pealing, roll, rolling (a deep prolonged sound (as of thunder or large bells))
- S: (n) paradiddle, roll, drum roll (the sound of a drum (especially a snare drum) beaten rapidly and continuously)
- S: (n) scroll, roll (a document that can be rolled up (as for storage))
- S: (n) roll (anything rolled up in cylindrical form)
- S: (n) cast, roll (the act of throwing dice)
- S: (n) roll (walking with a swaying gait)
- S: (n) roll (a flight maneuver; aircraft rotates about its longitudinal axis without changing direction or losing altitude)
- S: (n) roll, bowl (the act of rolling something (as the ball in bowling))
- S: (v) roll, turn over (move by turning over or rotating) "The child rolled down the hill"; "turn over on your left side"
- S: (v) wheel, roll (move along on or as if on wheels or a wheeled vehicle) "The President's convoy rolled past the crowds"
- S: (v) roll, undulate (occur in soft rounded shapes) "The hills rolled past"
- S: (v) roll out, roll (flatten or spread with a roller) "roll out the paper"
- S: (v) roll (emit, produce, or utter with a deep prolonged reverberating sound) "The thunder rolled"; "rolling drums"
- S: (v) wind, wrap, roll, 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"
- S: (v) roll (begin operating or running) "The cameras were rolling"; "The presses are already rolling"
- S: (v) roll (shape by rolling) "roll a cigarette"
- S: (v) roll (execute a roll, in tumbling) "The gymnasts rolled and jumped"
- S: (v) hustle, pluck, roll (sell something to or obtain something from by energetic and especially underhanded activity)
- S: (v) roll, undulate, flap, wave (move in a wavy pattern or with a rising and falling motion) "The curtains undulated"; "the waves rolled towards the beach"
- S: (v) roll, wander, swan, stray, tramp, roam, cast, ramble, rove, range, drift, vagabond (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"
- S: (v) roll (move, rock, or sway from side to side) "The ship rolled on the heavy seas"
- S: (v) roll, 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"
- S: (v) roll (pronounce with a roll, of the phoneme /r/) "She rolls her r's"
- S: (v) seethe, roll (boil vigorously) "The liquid was seething"; "The water rolled"
- S: (v) roll (take the shape of a roll or cylinder) "the carpet rolled out"; "Yarn rolls well"
- S: (v) roll, roll up (show certain properties when being rolled) "The carpet rolls unevenly"; "dried-out tobacco rolls badly"