Roll

(Roget's Thesaurus)
-->Repeated and protracted sounds.
<- N
PARAG:Roll->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ roll
roll
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ drumming
drumming
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ berloque
berloque
bombination
rumbling
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ tattoo
tattoo
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ dingdong
dingdong
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ tantara
tantara
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ rataplan
rataplan
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ whirr
whirr
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ ratatat
ratatat
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ rubadub
rubadub
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ pitapat
pitapat
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ quaver
quaver
clutter
charivari
racket
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ cuckoo
cuckoo
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ repetition
repetition
&c. 104
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ peal of bells
peal of bells
devil's tattoo
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ reverberation
reverberation
&c. 408
PARAG:Roll->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ roll
roll
drum
rumble
rattle
clatter
patter
clack
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ bombinate
bombinate
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ hum
hum
trill
shake
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ chime
chime
peal
toll
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ tick
tick
beat
GRP: \\ V \\ 3
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ drum in the ear
drum in the ear
din in the ear
PARAG:Roll->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ rolling
rolling
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ monotonous
monotonous
&c.(repeated) 104
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ like a bee in a bottle
like a bee in a bottle

English dictionary for students. 2013.

Synonyms:

Look at other dictionaries:

  • roll — roll …   Dictionnaire des rimes

  • roll — [rōl] vi. [ME rollen < OFr roller < VL * rotulare < L rotula: see ROLL the n.] 1. a) to move by turning on an axis or over and over b) to rotate about its axis lengthwise, as a spacecraft in flight 2. a) to move or be mov …   English World dictionary

  • roll — ► VERB 1) move by turning over and over on an axis. 2) move forward on wheels or with a smooth, undulating motion. 3) (of a moving ship, aircraft, or vehicle) sway on an axis parallel to the direction of motion. 4) (of a machine or device) begin… …   English terms dictionary

  • Roll — Roll, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Rolled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Rolling}.] [OF. roeler, roler, F. rouler, LL. rotulare, fr. L. royulus, rotula, a little wheel, dim. of rota wheel; akin to G. rad, and to Skr. ratha car, chariot. Cf. {Control}, {Roll}, n.,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Roll — bezeichnet: Personen: Alfred Philippe Roll (1847–1919), französischer Maler Christine Roll (* 1960) deutsche Historikerin Eric Roll, Lord Roll of Ipsden (1907–2005), britischer Wirtschaftswissenschaftler und Bankier Gernot Roll (* 1939),… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Roll — Roll, n. [F. r[^o]le a roll (in sense 3), fr. L. rotulus ? little wheel, LL., a roll, dim. of L. rota a wheel. See {Roll}, v., and cf. {R[^o]le}, {Rouleau}, {Roulette}.] 1. The act of rolling, or state of being rolled; as, the roll of a ball; the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • roll — [rəʊl ǁ roʊl] verb roll something → back phrasal verb [transitive] COMMERCE to reduce the price of something to a previous level: • the administration s promise to roll back taxes roll in phrasal verb [intransitive] …   Financial and business terms

  • Roll It — Roll It/Roll It Gal Alison Hinds J Status feat. Rihanna Shontelle Shontelle Veröffentlichung 18. März 2007 Länge 3:58 Genre(s) Reggae, R B …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • roll — [n1] revolving, turning cycle, gyration, reel, revolution, rotation, run, spin, trundling, turn, twirl, undulation, whirl; concepts 147,201 roll [n2] cylindrical object ball, barrel, bobbin, cartouche, coil, cone, convolution, cornucopia,… …   New thesaurus

  • roll — n 1: a document containing an official record 2: an official list the public relief roll s: as a: a list of members of a legislative body the clerk called the roll and recorded the votes b: a list of prac …   Law dictionary

  • roll on — May (a specified event) come quickly • • • Main Entry: ↑roll * * * roll on british spoken phrase used for saying that you wish something would happen soon Roll on the summer holidays! Thesaurus: expressions of hope …   Useful english dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.