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Definitions for (noun) round

Main entry: round, daily round Definition: the usual activities in your day Usage: the doctor made his rounds

Main entry: round, round of golf Definition: the activity of playing 18 holes of golf Usage: a round of golf takes about 4 hours

Main entry: round Definition: (often plural) a series of professional calls (usually in a set order) Usage: the doctor goes on his rounds first thing every morning; the postman's rounds; we enjoyed our round of the local bars

Main entry: circle, round Definition: any circular or rotating mechanism Usage: the machine punched out metal circles

Main entry: unit of ammunition, one shot, round Definition: a charge of ammunition for a single shot

Main entry: stave, round, rung Definition: a crosspiece between the legs of a chair

Main entry: round Definition: an outburst of applause Usage: there was a round of applause

Main entry: round, troll Definition: 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 Usage: they enjoyed singing rounds

Main entry: round Definition: a cut of beef between the rump and the lower leg

Main entry: round, round of drinks Definition: a serving to each of a group (usually alcoholic) Usage: he ordered a second round

Main entry: beat, round Definition: a regular route for a sentry or policeman Usage: in the old days a policeman walked a beat and knew all his people by name

Main entry: round Definition: the course along which communications spread Usage: the story is going the rounds in Washington

Main entry: round, turn, bout Definition: (sports) a division during which one team is on the offensive

Main entry: rhythm, cycle, round Definition: an interval during which a recurring sequence of events occurs Usage: the never-ending cycle of the seasons

Definitions for (verb) round

Main entry: fill out, flesh out, round Definition: become round, plump, or shapely Usage: The young woman is fleshing out

Main entry: round, round off, round out Definition: make round Usage: round the edges

Main entry: round, round down, round off, round out Definition: express as a round number Usage: round off the amount

Main entry: polish, polish up, round, round off, brush up Definition: bring to a highly developed, finished, or refined state Usage: polish your social manners

Main entry: snipe, round, assail, assault, attack, lash out Definition: attack in speech or writing Usage: The editors of the left-leaning paper attacked the new House Speaker

Main entry: labialise, labialize, round Definition: pronounce with rounded lips

Main entry: round Definition: wind around; move along a circular course Usage: round the bend

Definitions for (adjective) round

Main entry: round Definition: (mathematics) expressed to the nearest integer, ten, hundred, or thousand Usage: in round numbers

Main entry: pear-shaped, orotund, rotund, round Definition: (of sounds) full and rich Usage: orotund tones; the rotund and reverberating phrase; pear-shaped vowels

Main entry: round, circular Definition: having a circular shape

Definitions for (adverb) round

Main entry: round, around Definition: from beginning to end; throughout Usage: It rains all year round on Skye; frigid weather the year around