roll noun

1 bread

ADJ. bread | crusty, soft | brown, white, wholemeal | buttered, filled | ham, cheese, etc.

2 list of names

ADJ. falling Falling rolls could lead to smaller class sizes.

ADJ. electoral, membership, school

VERB + ROLL strike sb off, remove sb from He should be struck off the roll of solicitors. | call, take The chairman called the roll (= to see if everyone was present).

ROLL + NOUN call Staff evacuated the building and a roll call was taken outside.

PREP. on (the) ~ The local authority has 50,000 pupils on roll. There are 340 children on the school roll.

PHRASES a roll of honour Her name was engraved on sport's roll of honour.