Übersetzung von “roll” — Englisch–Französisch Wörterbuch


verbroll /roʊl/
transitive-intransitive to move or make move by turning over and over
(faire) rouler

The ball rolled under the car.
Le ballon aroulé sous la voiture.

They were rolling the logs down the hill.
Ils faisaient rouler les rondins jusqu'en bas de la pente.
transitive-intransitive to move or make move on wheels

The shopping cart rolled away.
Le caddie roula au loin.

They rolled the car off the road.
Ils sont sortis de la route.
transitive-intransitive to turn over repeatedly, remaining in the same place
(se) rouler

a pig rolling in the mud
un cochon se roulant dans la boue

He rolled his cigarette between his fingers.
Il roula sa cigarette entre ses doigts.
transitive-intransitive to turn over to face another direction
(se) retourner

She rolled over in bed.
Elle se retourna dans son lit.

They rolled the boy onto his side.
Ils ont retourné le garçon sur le côté.
transitive ( roll up,) to make into a tube or ball shape

Roll the carpet up.
Roulez le tapis.

Roll the dough into a ball.
Faites une boule avec la pâte.
transitive ( roll up,) to fold a sleeve or pants leg up to make it shorter

Roll your sleeves up above your elbow.
Retroussez vos manches au-dessus du coude.
roll your eyes
to look up in a way that shows frustration or annoyance
rouler des yeux

She rolled her eyes at me behind the teacher's back.
Elle me regarda en roulant des yeux derrière le dos du professeur.


nounroll /roʊl/
countable material such as paper, cloth, etc. that is rolled into the shape of an "O"
rouleau masculine

a roll of electrical tape
un rouleau d'adhésif électrique

a toilet paper roll
un rouleau de papier toilette
countable a small rounded piece of bread for one person
petit pain masculine

a dinner roll
un petit pain
singular the motion of rolling
roulis masculine

the roll of the waves
le roulis des vagues
on a roll
doing sth continuously and well
dans le rythme

Don't stop me now - I'm on a roll!
Ne m'arrêtez pas maintenant, je suis dans le rythme.

(Übersetzung von “roll” aus dem GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)


noun /rəul/

anything flat (eg a piece of paper, a carpet) rolled into the shape of a tube, wound round a tube etc

a roll of kitchen foil
a toilet roll.

a small piece of baked bread dough, used eg for sandwiches

petit pain
a cheese roll.

an act of rolling

Our dog loves a roll on the grass.

a ship’s action of rocking from side to side

She said that the roll of the ship made her feel ill.

a long low sound

the roll of thunder.

a thick mass of flesh

I’d like to get rid of these rolls of fat round my waist.

a series of quick beats (on a drum).

roller noun

any of a number of tube-shaped objects, or machines fitted with one or more such objects, for flattening, crushing, printing etc

a garden roller
a road-roller.

a small tube-shaped object on which hair is wound to curl it

Her hair was in rollers.

a small solid wheel or cylinder on which something can be rolled along.


a long large wave on the sea.

lame de houle
rolling adjective

(of a landscape) having low hills and shallow valleys, without steep slopes

the rolling hills of Tuscany.
roller-skate noun

a skate with wheels instead of a blade

patin à roulettes
a pair of roller-skates.
rolling-pin noun

a usually wooden roller for flattening out dough.

rouleau (à pâtisserie)
roll in verb

to come in or be got in large numbers or amounts

I’d like to own a chain store and watch the money rolling in.
roll up

to form into a roll

rouler; retrousser
Let’s roll up the carpet
He rolled up his sleeves.

to arrive

John rolled up ten minutes late.

(especially shouted to a crowd at a fair etc) to come near

Roll up! Roll up! Come and see the bearded lady!



to move on wheels, rollers etc

(faire) rouler
The children rolled the cart up the hill, then let it roll back down again.

to form (a piece of paper, a carpet) into the shape of a tube by winding

Help me to roll the carpet back.

(of a person or animal in a lying position) to turn over

The doctor rolled the patient (over) on to his side
The dog rolled on to its back.

to shape (clay etc) into a ball or cylinder by turning it about between the hands

He rolled the clay into a ball.

to cover with something by rolling

When the little girl’s dress caught fire, they rolled her in a blanket.

to make (something) flat or flatter by rolling something heavy over it

rouler; étendre (au rouleau)
The lawn needs rolling
Roll the pastry (out) into a rectangle about 5mm thick.

(of a ship) to rock from side to side while travelling forwards

The storm made the ship roll.

to make a series of low sounds

gronder, rouler
The thunder rolled
The drums rolled.

to move (one’s eyes) round in a circle to express fear, surprise etc

She rolled her eyes in consternation.

to travel in a car etc

We were rolling along merrily when a tyre burst.

(of waves, rivers etc) to move gently and steadily

The waves rolled in to the shore.

(of time) to pass

Months rolled by.



a list of names, eg of pupils in a school etc

There are nine hundred pupils on the roll.
roll-call noun

an act of calling names from a list, to find out if anyone is missing eg in a prison or school class

The teacher does the roll-call at the beginning of each class.

(Übersetzung von “roll” aus dem PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)