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English verb: roll up

1. roll up (change) form into a cylinder by rolling


SamplesRoll up the cloth.


Synonymsfurl


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)change form, change shape, deform


Narrower (hyponym)bolt, brail, douse, gather in, reef, take in


Verb grouproll, roll up

2. roll up (possession) get or gather together


SamplesI 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.


Synonymsaccumulate, amass, collect, compile, hoard, pile up


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)hive away, lay in, put in, salt away, stack away, stash away, store


Narrower (hyponym)bale, catch, chunk, collect, come up, corral, fund, fund, lump, pull in, run up, scrape, scrape up, scratch

3. roll up (motion) arrive in a vehicle:


SamplesHe rolled up in a black Mercedes.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)arrive, come, get

4. roll up (contact) make into a bundle


SamplesHe bundled up his few possessions.


Synonymsbundle, bundle up


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)pack

5. roll up (contact) close (a car window) by causing it to move up, as with a handle


SamplesShe rolled up the window when it started to rain.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)close, shut

6. roll up (change) form a cylinder by rolling


SamplesRoll up a banner.


Synonymswrap up


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)change surface


Verb grouproll, roll up


Antonymsunfurl, unroll

7. roll up (change) show certain properties when being rolled


SamplesThe carpet rolls unevenly.
Dried-out tobacco rolls badly.


Synonymsroll


Pattern of useSomebody ----s Adjective


Broader (hypernym)change


Verb groupfurl, roll up, roll up, wrap up









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