Round - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- an interval during which a recurring sequence of events occurs (syn: cycle, rhythm)
- a regular route for a sentry or policeman (syn: beat)
- (often plural) a series of professional calls (usually in a set order)
the postman's rounds
we enjoyed our round of the local bars
- the course along which communications spread
- a partsong in which voices follow each other; one voice starts and others join in one after another until all are singing different parts of the song at the same time (syn: troll)
- any circular or rotating mechanism (syn: circle)
- attack in speech or writing (syn: assail, assault, attack, lash out, snipe)
- bring to a highly developed, finished, or refined state (syn: brush up, polish, round off)
- express as a round number (syn: round off, round out)
- (mathematics) expressed to the nearest integer, ten, hundred, or thousand
frigid weather the year around
The baby has a round face.
The owl's big, round eyes
A shirt with a round collar
...people working there all year round...
...gather round and listen to my story...
...a round of steel to reinforce the wooden beam...
...a busy round of parties during the holiday season...
...talked to voters round the city...
She was a nice round lively little girl.
At first their pace was round, but then it soon slackened.
He made no answer whatever to this round intimation.
He ordered another round of drinks.
The wheel turns round.
The wind has gone round to the north.
England veered round again to protestantism under Elizabeth.
present participle: rounding
past tense: rounded
past participle: rounded
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