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roll (something) out

1. To flatten something by rolling something over it. Would you mind rolling out the dough while I look for the cookie cutter?
2. To introduce or implement. Every year they roll a new smartphone out that is meant to make your current one seem obsolete. The government is rolling out a new affordable childcare scheme for those earning less than $25,000 per year.
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roll out

1. To leave or depart. What time do you think we should roll out tomorrow morning? Sarah has to be up early for work, so I think we're going to roll out.
2. To get out of bed, especially lazily or late in the morning or day. My teenage son doesn't roll out of bed until nearly 1 in the afternoon on the weekends. You're rolling out a bit late this morning, eh?
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roll something out

 
1. to bring or take something out by rolling it; to push something out on wheels. Jane rolled her bike out to show it off. Alice rolled out her bicycle for us to see.
2. to flatten something by rolling it. You should roll the pastry out first. They rolled out the steel in a huge mill.
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roll out

1. Get out of bed, as in I rolled out around six o'clock this morning. [Colloquial; late 1800s]
2. Introduce, disclose, as in They rolled out the new washing machine with great fanfare.
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roll out

v.
1. To move out of something or some place by rolling: The ball rolled out the door and down the steps.
2. To unfold and spread out something that has been rolled up: We rolled out our sleeping bags on the ground. The coach rolled the mats out for the gymnastics competition.
3. To make something flat by rolling a cylindrical object over it: The pastry chef rolled the dough out. The sculptor rolled out the clay.
4. To present something; to make something available: A lot of stores roll out their best bargains at the end of the year.
5. To get out of bed: We didn't get to bed until almost sunrise, and we finally rolled out at noon.
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