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