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Definitions of round:

  • noun:   the usual activities in your day
    Example: "The doctor made his rounds"
  • noun:   (often plural) a series of professional calls (usually in a set order)
    Example: "The doctor goes on his rounds first thing every morning"
  • noun:   a charge of ammunition for a single shot
  • noun:   an outburst of applause
    Example: "There was a round of applause"
  • noun:   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
    Example: "They enjoyed singing rounds"
  • noun:   a cut of beef between the rump and the lower leg
  • noun:   a serving to each of a group (usually alcoholic)
    Example: "He ordered a second round"
  • noun:   the course along which communications spread
    Example: "The story is going the rounds in Washington"
  • noun:   the activity of playing 18 holes of golf
    Example: "A round of golf takes about 4 hours"
  • noun:   any circular or rotating mechanism
  • noun:   a crosspiece between the legs of a chair
  • noun:   a regular route for a sentry or policeman
  • noun:   (sports) a period of play during which one team is on the offensive
  • noun:   an interval during which a recurring sequence of events occurs
  • verb:   become round, plump, or shapely
  • verb:   pronounce with rounded lips
  • verb:   make round
    Example: "Round the edges"
  • verb:   wind around; move along a circular course
    Example: "Round the bend"
  • verb:   bring to a highly developed, finished, or refined state
  • verb:   attack in speech or writing
  • verb:   express as a round number
    Example: "Round off the amount"
  • verb:   be around
    Example: "Developments surround the town"
  • adjective:   having a circular shape
  • adjective:   (of numbers) to the nearest ten, hundred, or thousand
    Example: "In round numbers"
  • adjective:   (of sounds) full and rich
  • adverb:   from beginning to end; throughout
    Example: "It rains all year round on Skye"
  • name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #23435)


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