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Adjective
Having a circular or cylindrical shape
“It is a town with an impressive heritage, consisting of an ancient church, a round tower, and a large enclosed medieval castle.”
Adjective
Having a surfeit of body fat
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“Richard Greene, a short, rather round man with thinning dirty-blonde hair, chuckled.”
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Characterized by fullness, clarity, strength, and smoothness of sound
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“The amalgamation of the round tones of one set of strings, with the crisp metallic tones of the other, produces an effect of a peculiarly pleasing character.”
Adjective
Not omitting or disguising anything
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“Since your imperial majesty and your princely graces desire a round answer, I will give one that cannot easily be misunderstood.”
Adjective
An exact, complete or whole number or figure
“A round dozen issues of sporting papers littered the chairs and the floors.”
Adjective
Having an edge that is not sharp
“The old blade was now round and blunted with age.”
Adjective
Having rotary motion in the manner of a clock
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Having a harmonious sound
Adjective
Beady or bright
Adjective
Having an outline or surface that curves inwards like the interior of a circle or sphere
Adjective
Having straight parallel sides and a circular or oval cross-section
Adverb
In the vicinity of
“Her lipstick has bled into the soft skin round her mouth.”
Adverb
Everywhere throughout a given area or region
“Certainly, as British imperial influence spread round the world in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, so too did British aesthetics.”
Adverb
In, or towards, the opposite direction
“We decided to turn round as it was apparent that we were headed in the wrong direction.”
Adverb
Almost or approximately in amount, degree or extent
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“It costs round about three fifty and I wanted a fiver for the driver.”
Adverb
In close proximity to
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In a complete or total degree or manner
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Noun
A circular or rounded piece of something
“Take a toasted slice of bread and cut it into a big round equal to the size of the eggplant slice.”
Noun
A session of activity or work, typically involving movement
“A postman hid hundreds of parcels at home because stone-throwing yobs were making his daily round a nightmare.”
Noun
A regularly recurring sequence of activities
“For well-to-do expatriates, life seems to be just an endless round of parties.”
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Each of a succession of stages, especially in a competition
“I didn't get past the second round, so my last song was never performed.”
Noun
An amount of ammunition, or the ammunition itself
“The directional pad is used for zooming in on targets, and the trigger button can be used to fire a round of ammunition.”
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A shape produced by a curve that bends around and crosses itself, or something in this shape
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The action or process of sailing or otherwise travelling all the way around something
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A short period of intense activity of a specified kind
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A trip or a set amount of traveling
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A crosspiece forming a step of a ladder or part of a piece of furniture
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An obtuse-angled relief or cut at an edge added for a finished appearance and to break sharp edges
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A thin, long and broad piece of something cut from a larger portion
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The range, scope or extent of something
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The act of keeping watch over an area by traveling around it
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(cricket) One side's (from when the first player begins to bat, until the last player is out) or individual player's turn to bat or the runs scored during those durations
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A distribution of playing cards during a game
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A barrage or discharge of projectiles
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Rounded part of thing, usually body part
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An important route in a system of roads, rivers, or railway lines
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The act of, or sound created by, the firing of a gun or cannon
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A violent confrontation or struggle
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A musical composition
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A habit or pattern of behaviour that has become dull and unproductive but is hard to change
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The shooting of projectiles from weapons, such as bullets from guns
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The hindquarters of a four-legged mammal
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The last and deciding game in a sports tournament or other competition
Verb
To pass and go round (something)
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“Another group of policemen round a corner to find a car alarm blaring and a window smashed, with the cause of the mayhem nowhere to be found.”
Verb
To turn or bend away from a straight line or course
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“By 1963, this road would round slightly toward the river and lead to a bridge.”
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To form or shape into a ball
“Dogs don't care if you round your socks up and leave them under the couch.”
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To make smooth or glossy by applying surface pressure
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To wrap (something) round on itself to form into a spherical or cylindrical shape
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To improve, refine, or add the finishing touches to
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(of a vehicle) To go round a bend or corner
Preposition
Throughout the extent of (an area or space) within the given boundaries of
“Then I lit the candle and held the stick of sealing-wax in the flame, letting the red drops fall round the bottle cap until it was tightly sealed.”
Preposition
On all or most sides or areas of
“His music has earned recognition all round the world.”
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To deal with
“Don't just immediately give up, but think about ways round the problem.”
Preposition
In the vicinity of
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During a given period of time
Preposition
At, near, or adjacent to
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