- A circular object.
- A circular or repetitious route; hospital rounds.
verb (rounds, rounding, rounded)
- The guards have started their rounds; the prisoner should be caught soon.
- An outburst of a certain event. For example, a round of applause.
- A song that is sung by groups of people with each subset of people starting at a different time.
- A serving of something; a dishing out of one of something to everybody, as in a round of drinks.
- A long-bristled, circular-headed paintbrush used in oil and acrylic painting.
- A bullet, or any individual ammunition shell.
- A period of time in a boxing match in which boxers are permitted to fight before being signaled to returned to their designated corner.
- (context, engineering, drafting, CAD) A rounded relief or cut at an edge, especially an outside edge, added for a finished appearance and to break sharp edges.
- To shape something into a curve.
adjective (er, more)
- The carpenter rounded the edges of the table.
- (italbrac, with "out") To finish; to complete; to fill out.
- She rounded out her education with only a single mathematics class.
- To approximate a number, especially a decimal number by the closest whole number.
- Ninety-five rounds up to one hundred.
- To turn past a boundary.
- Helen watched him until he rounded the corner.
- To turn and attack someone or thing.
- As a group of policemen went past him, one of them rounded on him, grabbing him by the arm.
- circular, Circular or cylindrical; having a circular cross-section in one direction.
- We sat at a table to make conversation easier.
- spherical, Spherical; shaped like a ball; having a circular cross-section in more than one direction.
- The ancient Egyptian demonstrated that the Earth is , not flat.
- Lacking sharp angles; having gentle curves.
- Our child's bed has corners for safety.
- plump, Plump
- complete, Complete, whole, not lacking.
- The baker sold us a dozen.
- (mathematics) Of a number that has been rounded off or approximated.
- One hundred is a nice number.
- (linguistics) pronounce, Pronounced with the mouth open in the shape of an "O".
- around, Around.
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