Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb unroll

2 senses of unroll

Sense 1
unwind, wind off, unroll -- (reverse the winding or twisting of; "unwind a ball of yarn")
       => move, displace -- (cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense; "Move those boxes into the corner, please"; "I'm moving my money to another bank"; "The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant")

Sense 2
unfurl, unroll -- (unroll, unfold, or spread out or be unrolled, unfolded, or spread out from a furled state; "unfurl a banner")
       => change surface -- (undergo or cause to undergo a change in the surface)

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