Translation of "roll" - English-Japanese dictionary


verb uk /rəʊl/ us /roʊl/

to move somewhere by turning in a circular direction, or to make something move this way

転がる, ~を転がす
The ball rolled through the goalkeeper’s legs.
She rolled over onto her side.

to turn something around itself to make the shape of a ball or tube

He rolled the wool into a ball.

to move somewhere smoothly

流れ落ちる, すべるように動く
Tears rolled down her face.
be rolling in it

to be very rich

金が有り余っている, 大金持ちである
noun uk /rəʊl/ us /roʊl/

something that has been turned around itself into a round shape like a tube

a roll of toilet paper

B1 a small loaf of bread for one person


(Translation of “roll” from the Cambridge English–Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)