round
noun.
a charge of ammunition for a single shot
noun.
an interval during which a recurring sequence of events occurs
the never-ending cycle of the seasons
Synonym: cycle, rhythm
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
Synonym: beat
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
noun.
the activity of playing 18 holes of golf
a round of golf takes about 4 hours
Synonym: round of golf
noun.
the usual activities in your day
the doctor made his rounds
Synonym: daily round
noun.
(sports) a division during which one team is on the offensive
Synonym: bout, turn
noun.
the course along which communications spread
the story is going the rounds in Washington
noun.
a serving to each of a group (usually alcoholic)
he ordered a second round
noun.
a cut of beef between the rump and the lower leg
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
Synonym: troll
noun.
an outburst of applause
there was a round of applause
noun.
a crosspiece between the legs of a chair
Synonym: rung, stave
noun.
any circular or rotating mechanism
the machine punched out metal circles
Synonym: circle
verb.
wind around; move along a circular course
round the bend
verb.
make round
round the edges
verb.
pronounce with rounded lips
verb.
attack in speech or writing
The editors of the left-leaning paper attacked the new House Speaker
verb.
bring to a highly developed, finished, or refined state
polish your social manners
verb.
express as a round number
round off the amount
verb.
become round, plump, or shapely
The young woman is fleshing out
adj.
having the shape or form of a circle
Synonym: circular
adv.
from beginning to end; throughout
It rains all year round on Skye|frigid weather the year around
Synonym: around
adj.
(of sounds) full and rich
orotund tones|the rotund and reverberating phrase|pear-shaped vowels
adj.
(mathematics) expressed to the nearest integer, ten, hundred, or thousand
in round numbers
Antonym: square