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Round (IPA: /ˈɹaʊnd/)


Round (v. i. & t.)

To whisper.

Round (a.)

Having every portion of the surface or of the circumference equally distant from the center; spherical; circular; having a form approaching a spherical or a circular shape; orbicular; globular; as, a round ball.

Round (a.)

Having the form of a cylinder; cylindrical; as, the barrel of a musket is round.

Round (a.)

Having a curved outline or form; especially, one like the arc of a circle or an ellipse, or a portion of the surface of a sphere; rotund; bulging; protuberant; not angular or pointed; as, a round arch; round hills.

Round (a.)

Full; complete; not broken; not fractional; approximately in even units, tens, hundreds, thousands, etc.; -- said of numbers.

Round (a.)

Not inconsiderable; large; hence, generous; free; as, a round price.

Round (a.)

Uttered or emitted with a full tone; as, a round voice; a round note.

Round (a.)

Modified, as a vowel, by contraction of the lip opening, making the opening more or less round in shape; rounded; labialized; labial. See Guide to Pronunciation, / 11.

Round (a.)

Outspoken; plain and direct; unreserved; unqualified; not mincing; as, a round answer; a round oath.

Round (a.)

Full and smoothly expanded; not defective or abrupt; finished; polished; -- said of style, or of authors with reference to their style.

Round (a.)

Complete and consistent; fair; just; -- applied to conduct.

Round (n.)

Anything round, as a circle, a globe, a ring. "LFT The golden round RHT" [the crown].

Round (n.)

A series of changes or events ending where it began; a series of like events recurring in continuance; a cycle; a periodical revolution; as, the round of the seasons; a round of pleasures.

Round (n.)

A course of action or conduct performed by a number of persons in turn, or one after another, as if seated in a circle.

Round (n.)

A series of duties or tasks which must be performed in turn, and then repeated.

Round (n.)

A circular dance.

Round (n.)

That which goes round a whole circle or company; as, a round of applause.

Round (n.)

Rotation, as in office; succession.

Round (n.)

The step of a ladder; a rundle or rung; also, a crosspiece which joins and braces the legs of a chair.

Round (n.)

A course ending where it began; a circuit; a beat; especially, one freguently or regulary traversed; also, the act of traversing a circuit; as, a watchman's round; the rounds of the postman.

Round (n.)

A walk performed by a guard or an officer round the rampart of a garrison, or among sentinels, to see that the sentinels are faithful and all things safe; also, the guard or officer, with his attendants, who performs this duty; -- usually in the plural.

Round (n.)

A general discharge of firearms by a body of troops in which each soldier fires once.

Round (n.)

Ammunition for discharging a piece or pieces once; as, twenty rounds of ammunition were given out.

Round (n.)

A short vocal piece, resembling a catch in which three or four voices follow each other round in a species of canon in the unison.

Round (n.)

The time during which prize fighters or boxers are in actual contest without an intermission, as prescribed by their rules; a bout.

Round

Musical composition type

Round

Section in a sports event

Round

Part of a race that spans multiple days

Round

Part of a group tournament

Round

Having every part of the surface or circumference equidistant from the center

Round Synonyms

Cumuliform, Apple-shaped, Spheric, Capitate, Discoid, Globular, Disclike, Pear-shaped, Disklike, Moon-round, Bulb-shaped, Disc-shaped, Ball-shaped, Roundish, Bulbous, Rounded, Global, Wheel-like, Nutlike, Spherical, Discoidal, Circular, Barrel-shaped, Pinwheel-shaped, Orbicular, Goblet-shaped, Ringlike, Bulblike, Pancake-like, Globose, Coccoid, Disk-shaped, Moonlike

Round Synonyms

Inexact

Round Synonyms

Orotund, Pear-shaped, Full, Rotund

Round Synonyms

Around

Round Synonyms

Beat

Round Synonyms

Circle

Round Synonyms

Rhythm, Cycle

Round Synonyms

Daily Round

Round Synonyms

Round Of Drinks

Round Synonyms

Round Of Golf

Round Synonyms

Rung, Stave

Round Synonyms

Troll

Round Synonyms

Turn, Bout

Round Synonyms

One Shot, Unit Of Ammunition

Round Synonyms

Lash Out, Assail, Attack, Snipe, Assaul

Round Synonyms

Flesh Out, Fill Out

Round Synonyms

Labialise, Labialize

Round Synonyms

Polish Up, Round Off, Brush Up, Polish

Round Synonyms

Round Off, Round Down, Round Out

Round Synonyms

Round Off, Round Out

Round Synonyms

Encircle, Ring, Surround, Environ, Circle

Round Rhymes

Bound, Browned, Crowned, Downed, Drowned, Found, Frowned, Gowned, Ground, Hound, Mound, Pound, Round, Sound, Wound

Abound, Aground, Around, Astound, Compound, Confound, Expound, Impound, Inbound, Newfound, Profound, Propound, Rebound, Redound, Renowned, Resound, Surround, Unbound, Unsound, Unwound

Ultrasound


Round (Last Name / Surname)

Round is the #23,019 most common last name / surname from the 2010 United States Census. The census reported that 1,110 people had that surname.

Spanish Translation

Round in Spanish is Redondo

Tagalog Translation

Round in Tagalog is ABILOG

Example Sentence (Quote)

" [Briefing Mercury on who's representing RWBY in the second round of the tournament] It's the heiress and the bimbo."" - RWBY

Example Sentence (Quote)

" [examines his new, human body] A cute, button nose? Thick, wavy locks? Taut, round buttocks?!" - Shrek 2

Example Sentence (Quote)

" [singing] Tie a yellow ribbon round the old oak tree..." - Hercules Returns

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A circle is a round straight line with a hole in the middle." - Mark Twain

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A day Spent in a round of strenuous idleness." - William Wordsworth


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