Thesaurus for round
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- pear-shaped, apple-shaped, ball-shaped, barrel-shaped, bulb-shaped, bulblike, bulbous, capitate, coccoid, cumuliform, disc-shaped, disclike, discoid, discoidal, disk-shaped, disklike, full, global, globose, globular, goblet-shaped, inexact, moon-round, moonlike, nutlike, orbicular, pancake-like, pinwheel-shaped, ringlike, roundish, spheric, spherical, wheel-like
- unit of ammunition, one shot, cycle, rhythm, beat, round of golf, daily round, turn, bout, round of drinks, troll, rung, stave, circle, ammo, ammunition, applause, call, clapping, course, crosspiece, cut of beef, golf, golf game, habitude, hand clapping, helping, interval, itinerary, partsong, path, period of play, play, playing period, portion, rotating mechanism, route, serving, time interval, track
- round out, round off, labialize, labialise, attack, assail, lash out, snipe, assault, polish, polish up, brush up, round down, flesh out, fill out, alter, articulate, bear, carry, change, circle, contain, criticise, criticize, encircle, enounce, enunciate, environ, form, gain, go, hold, hone, knock, locomote, modify, move, perfect, pick apart, pronounce, put on, ring, say, shape, sound out, surround, travel
Pronunciation of round: R AW1 N D (raʊnd)
Number of syllables of round: 1
Pronunciation Video of round
Definition of round
- (n): the usual activities in your day; "the doctor made his rounds"
- (n): the activity of playing 18 holes of golf; "a round of golf takes about 4 hours"
- (n): (often plural) a series of professional calls (usually in a set order); "the doctor goes on his rounds first thing every morning"; "the postman''s rounds"; "we enjoyed our round of the local bars"
- (n): any circular or rotating mechanism; "the machine punched out metal circles"
- (n): a charge of ammunition for a single shot
- (n): a crosspiece between the legs of a chair
- (n): an outburst of applause; "there was a round of applause"
- (n): 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; "they enjoyed singing rounds"
- (n): a cut of beef between the rump and the lower leg
- (n): a serving to each of a group (usually alcoholic); "he ordered a second round"
- (n): a regular route for a sentry or policeman; "in the old days a policeman walked a beat and knew all his people by name"
- (n): the course along which communications spread; "the story is going the rounds in Washington"
- (n): (sports) a period of play during which one team is on the offensive
- (n): an interval during which a recurring sequence of events occurs; "the neverending cycle of the seasons"
- (v): become round, plump, or shapely; "The young woman is fleshing out"
- (v): make round; "round the edges"
- (v): express as a round number; "round off the amount"
- (v): bring to a highly developed, finished, or refined state; "polish your social manners"
- (v): attack in speech or writing; "The editors of the left-leaning paper attacked the new House Speaker"
- (v): pronounce with rounded lips
- (v): wind around; move along a circular course; "round the bend"
- (v): be around; "Developments surround the town"; "The river encircles the village"
- (s): (of numbers) to the nearest ten, hundred, or thousand; "in round numbers"
- (s): (of sounds) full and rich; "orotund tones"; "the rotund and reverberating phrase"; "pear-shaped vowels"
- (a): having a circular shape
- (r): from beginning to end; throughout; "It rains all year round on Skye"; "frigid weather the year around"
Examples of round
- The dome has a round shape.
- The gametocytes are round in shape.
- Because the round trait is dominant, the phenotype of all the seeds was round.
- The young shoplifter has round eyes.
- The form is like pushing a grindstone round and round.
- The young shoplifter is round eyed.
- Round nine was the most exciting round of the fight.
- He has a round face.
- The ellipticity was a round shape.
- Crucially, Vargas was knocked down in the 1st round and again in the 11th round.