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roll

roll

 
 
pronunciation:
rol
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
inflections: rolled, rolling, rolls
definition: to move by turning over and over.
The ball rolled down the hill.
synonyms:
rotate, spin
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a solid tube made by winding material around itself many times.
Toilet paper comes in rolls.
synonyms:
ball, bolt, coil
definition 2: a type of bread made into a small, round shape. One roll is a single serving.
I sometimes have a roll with butter for breakfast.
 
synonyms:
bun
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