Meaning 1 ►▼
This is usually a gambling term. Opponents can roll dice to win a place on a board game, such as Monopoly or Parchessi, or to win chips and/or money in, for instance, a game of craps.
I rolled the dice and came up with a lucky seven.
Meaning 2 ►▼
to take a chance
I rolled the dice when I moved to Hollywood hoping to get into the movies.