Associations to the word «Round»

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ROUND, adjective. (physical) Shape.
ROUND, adjective. Circular or cylindrical; having a circular cross-section in one direction.
ROUND, adjective. Spherical; shaped like a ball; having a circular cross-section in more than one direction.
ROUND, adjective. Lacking sharp angles; having gentle curves.
ROUND, adjective. Plump.
ROUND, adjective. Complete, whole, not lacking.
ROUND, adjective. (of a number) Convenient for rounding other numbers to; for example, ending in a zero.
ROUND, adjective. (linguistics) Pronounced with the lips drawn together.
ROUND, adjective. Outspoken; plain and direct; unreserved; not mincing.
ROUND, adjective. Finished; polished; not defective or abrupt; said of authors or their writing style.
ROUND, adjective. Consistent; fair; just; applied to conduct.
ROUND, noun. A circular or spherical object or part of an object.
ROUND, noun. A circular or repetitious route.
ROUND, noun. A general outburst from a group of people at an event.
ROUND, noun. A song that is sung by groups of people with each subset of people starting at a different time.
ROUND, noun. A serving of something; a portion of something to each person in a group.
ROUND, noun. A single individual portion or dose of medicine.
ROUND, noun. (arts) A long-bristled, circular-headed paintbrush used in oil and acrylic painting.
ROUND, noun. A firearm cartridge, bullet, or any individual ammunition projectile. Originally referring to the spherical projectile ball of a smoothbore firearm. Compare round shot and solid shot.
ROUND, noun. (sports) One of the specified pre-determined segments of the total time of a sport event, such as a boxing or wrestling match, during which contestants compete before being signaled to stop.
ROUND, noun. (sports) A stage in a competition.
ROUND, noun. (sports) In some sports, e.g. golf or showjumping: one complete way around the course.
ROUND, noun. (engineering) (drafting) (CAD) A rounded relief or cut at an edge, especially an outside edge, added for a finished appearance and to soften sharp edges.
ROUND, noun. A strip of material with a circular face that covers an edge, gap, or crevice for decorative, sanitary, or security purposes.
ROUND, noun. (butchery) The hindquarters of a bovine.
ROUND, noun. (dated) A rung, as of a ladder.
ROUND, noun. A crosspiece that joins and braces the legs of a chair.
ROUND, noun. A series of changes or events ending where it began; a series of like events recurring in continuance; a cycle; a periodical revolution.
ROUND, noun. A course of action or conduct performed by a number of persons in turn, or one after another, as if seated in a circle.
ROUND, noun. A series of duties or tasks which must be performed in turn, and then repeated.
ROUND, noun. A circular dance.
ROUND, noun. Rotation, as in office; succession.
ROUND, noun. A general discharge of firearms by a body of troops in which each soldier fires once.
ROUND, noun. An assembly; a group; a circle.
ROUND, noun. A brewer's vessel in which the fermentation is concluded, the yeast escaping through the bunghole.
ROUND, noun. (archaic) A vessel filled, as for drinking.
ROUND, noun. (nautical) A round-top.
ROUND, noun. A round of beef.
ROUND, preposition. (rare in US) Alternative form of around.
ROUND, adverb. Alternative form of around
ROUND, verb. (transitive) To shape something into a curve.
ROUND, verb. (intransitive) To become shaped into a curve.
ROUND, verb. (with "out") To finish; to complete; to fill out.
ROUND, verb. (intransitive) To approximate a number, especially a decimal number by the closest whole number.
ROUND, verb. (transitive) To turn past a boundary.
ROUND, verb. (intransitive) To turn and attack someone or something (used with on).
ROUND, verb. (transitive) (baseball) To advance to home plate.
ROUND, verb. (transitive) To go round, pass, go past.
ROUND, verb. To encircle; to encompass.
ROUND, verb. To grow round or full; hence, to attain to fullness, completeness, or perfection.
ROUND, verb. (obsolete) (intransitive) To go round, as a guard; to make the rounds.
ROUND, verb. (obsolete) (intransitive) To go or turn round; to wheel about.
ROUND, verb. (intransitive) (archaic or dialectal) (Northern England) (Scotland) To speak in a low tone; whisper; speak secretly; take counsel.
ROUND, verb. (transitive) (archaic or dialectal) (Northern England) (Scotland) To address or speak to in a whisper, utter in a whisper.
ROUND, noun. (archaic or dialectal) (Northern England) (Scotland) A whisper; whispering.
ROUND, noun. (archaic or dialectal) (Northern England) (Scotland) Discourse; song.
ROUND ANGLE, noun. (geometry) An angle of 360 degrees; a full circle.
ROUND ANGLES, noun. Plural of round angle
ROUND BRACKET, noun. Each of the signs ( and ); parenthesis, bracket (in a strict sense).
ROUND BRACKETS, noun. Plural of round bracket
ROUND CHARACTER, noun. A complex literary character with fully developed and dynamic traits.
ROUND CHARACTERS, noun. Plural of round character
ROUND CLAM, noun. Quahog
ROUND DANCE, noun. A dance for couples with a whirling or revolving motion, such as the waltz or polka.
ROUND DOWN, verb. (transitive) (arithmetic) To round (a number) to the greatest integer that is not greater than it, or to some other lower value, especially a whole number of hundreds, thousands, etc.
ROUND FILE, noun. (humorous) the trash; the wastebasket
ROUND FILES, noun. Plural of round file
ROUND HEART DISEASE, noun. A cardiomyopathy in birds, characterized by unusual roundness of the heart.
ROUND HERRING, noun. Any of the family Dussumieriidae of clupeiform fish.
ROUND IN, verb. (nautical) To haul up; usually, to haul the slack of (a rope) through its leading block, or to haul up (a tackle which hangs loose) by its fall.
ROUND IN, verb. (US) (dated) To round up (cattle) by riding around them.
ROUND LIGAMENT, noun. (anatomy) Either of two ligaments running from the uterus through the inguinal canal to the labia majora; ligamentum teres uteri.
ROUND LIGAMENT, noun. (anatomy) A string of tissue dividing the liver into medial and lateral sections; ligamentum teres hepatis.
ROUND LIGAMENT, noun. (anatomy) Any of various rounded ligaments in the body; ligamentum teres.
ROUND LIGAMENTS, noun. Plural of round ligament
ROUND LOT, noun. A block of shares of stock that is a multiple of some number, usually 100
ROUND NUMBER, noun. A number whose decimal representation ends in one or more zeroes.
ROUND NUMBER, noun. A rough approximation, especially one whose decimal representation ends in one or more zeroes.
ROUND NUMBERS, noun. Plural of round number
ROUND OF APPLAUSE, noun. (idiomatic) An outburst of clapping among a group or audience.
ROUND OF APPLAUSES, noun. (rare) Alternative form of round of applause
ROUND OFF, verb. To change the shape of an object to make it more circular.
ROUND OFF, verb. (mathematics) To change a number into an approximation having fewer significant digits.
ROUND OFF, verb. To complete or finish something.
ROUND OUT, verb. (intransitive) to become rounder, plumper
ROUND OUT, verb. (transitive) To make more complete by adding details.
ROUND ROBIN, noun. The part of a tournament in which every player or team competes against each of the others in turn.
ROUND ROBIN, noun. A petition signed in a circular fashion to disguise the order in which it was done.
ROUND ROBIN, noun. A letter, with copies to multiple recipients, usually at Christmastime and often enclosed with a card, giving family news of interest to the sender.
ROUND ROBIN, noun. (online gaming) A method of dividing loot amongst a party of players by having the game assign in turn loot to a player or an enemy corpse to loot to a player.
ROUND ROBIN, noun. (philately) A form of trade, where collectors send a packet of stamps to the next person on a list, who then take the stamps they want and replace with similar valued stamps, and subsequently pass on the packet to the next person on the list, ultimately returning to the original sender.
ROUND ROBINS, noun. Plural of round robin
ROUND SHOT, noun. (military) (artillery) A solid usually iron spherical projectile fired from a smoothbore cannon.
ROUND TABLE, noun. A conference at which participants of similar status discuss and exchange views
ROUND TABLE, noun. A television show segment in which pundits or reporters discuss current events.
ROUND TABLE, noun. Used other than as an idiom: see round,‎ table.
ROUND TABLES, noun. Plural of round table
ROUND THE BEND, adjective. (idiomatic) crazy, mad or insane
ROUND THE CLOCK, adverb. (idiomatic) nonstop, 24 hours per day.
ROUND THE HORN, verb. To sail around Cape Horn.
ROUND THE TWIST, adjective. (slang) Mad.
ROUND THE TWIST, adjective. (slang) Eccentric.
ROUND THE WICKET, prepositional phrase. (cricket) Alternative form of around the wicket
ROUND TO, verb. (nautical) To turn the head of a ship toward the wind.
ROUND TOP, noun. Alternative form of round-top
ROUND TRIP, noun. A trip from one destination to another and then returning to the starting location.
ROUND TRIPS, noun. Plural of round trip
ROUND TUIT, noun. (humorous) A circular object giving its owner the ability to get done everything that would have otherwise been put off to a later date "when they got around to it".
ROUND TUITS, noun. Plural of round tuit
ROUND TURN, noun. (rope) A full encirclement of an object with rope.
ROUND TURN AND TWO HALF HITCHES, noun. A hitch knot consisting of a round turn followed by two half hitches
ROUND TURNS, noun. Plural of round turn
ROUND UP, verb. (transitive) To gather (cattle) together by riding around them.
ROUND UP, verb. (transitive) (idiomatic) To collect or gather (something) together.
ROUND UP, verb. (transitive) (arithmetic) To round (a number) to the smallest integer that is not less than it, or to some other greater value, especially a whole number of hundreds, thousands, etc.

Dictionary definition

ROUND, noun. A charge of ammunition for a single shot.
ROUND, noun. An interval during which a recurring sequence of events occurs; "the never-ending cycle of the seasons".
ROUND, noun. A regular route for a sentry or policeman; "in the old days a policeman walked a beat and knew all his people by name".
ROUND, noun. (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".
ROUND, noun. The activity of playing 18 holes of golf; "a round of golf takes about 4 hours".
ROUND, noun. The usual activities in your day; "the doctor made his rounds".
ROUND, noun. (sports) a division during which one team is on the offensive.
ROUND, noun. The course along which communications spread; "the story is going the rounds in Washington".
ROUND, noun. A serving to each of a group (usually alcoholic); "he ordered a second round".
ROUND, noun. A cut of beef between the rump and the lower leg.
ROUND, 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; "they enjoyed singing rounds".
ROUND, noun. An outburst of applause; "there was a round of applause".
ROUND, noun. A crosspiece between the legs of a chair.
ROUND, noun. Any circular or rotating mechanism; "the machine punched out metal circles".
ROUND, verb. Wind around; move along a circular course; "round the bend".
ROUND, verb. Make round; "round the edges".
ROUND, verb. Pronounce with rounded lips.
ROUND, verb. Attack in speech or writing; "The editors of the left-leaning paper attacked the new House Speaker".
ROUND, verb. Bring to a highly developed, finished, or refined state; "polish your social manners".
ROUND, verb. Express as a round number; "round off the amount".
ROUND, verb. Become round, plump, or shapely; "The young woman is fleshing out".
ROUND, adverb. From beginning to end; throughout; "It rains all year round on Skye"; "frigid weather the year around".
ROUND, adjective. Having a circular shape.
ROUND, adjective. (of sounds) full and rich; "orotund tones"; "the rotund and reverberating phrase"; "pear-shaped vowels".
ROUND, adjective. (mathematics) expressed to the nearest integer, ten, hundred, or thousand; "in round numbers".

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