Meaning of “roll” - Learner’s Dictionary

roll

verb uk us /rəʊl/
roll (sth) across/around/over, etc

B2 to move somewhere by turning in a circular direction, or to make something move this way:

The ball rolled through the goalkeeper's legs.
She rolled over onto her side.
roll down/in/off, etc

B2 to move somewhere smoothly:

Tears rolled down her face.
His car started rolling down the drive.

B2 [ T ] to turn something around itself to make the shape of a ball or tube:

to roll a cigarette
roll your eyes

to move your eyes so that they are looking up, usually to show surprise or disapproval

→ See also set/start the ball rolling , be rolling in it , roll in , roll sth up , roll up

(Definition of “roll verb” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)