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    roll up

    roll up - Dictionary definition and meaning for word roll up

    Definition
    (verb) form into a cylinder by rolling
    Synonyms : furl
    Example Sentence
    • Roll up the cloth
    Definition
    (verb) get or gather together
    Synonyms : accumulate , amass , collect , compile , hoard , pile up
    Example Sentence
    • I am accumulating evidence for the man's unfaithfulness to his wife
    • She is amassing a lot of data for her thesis
    • She rolled up a small fortune
    Definition
    (verb) arrive in a vehicle:
    Example Sentence
    • He rolled up in a black Mercedes
    Definition
    (verb) make into a bundle
    Synonyms : bundle , bundle up
    Example Sentence
    • he bundled up his few possessions
    Definition
    (verb) close (a car window) by causing it to move up, as with a handle
    Example Sentence
    • she rolled up the window when it started to rain
    Definition
    (verb) form a cylinder by rolling
    Synonyms : wrap up
    Example Sentence
    • roll up a banner
    Definition
    (verb) show certain properties when being rolled
    Synonyms : roll
    Example Sentence
    • The carpet rolls unevenly
    • dried-out tobacco rolls badly
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