Definition of Round


  • any circular or rotating mechanism
    "the machine punched out metal circles"
  • a crosspiece between the legs of a chair
  • an outburst of applause
    "there was a round of applause"
  • 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"
  • a cut of beef between the rump and the lower leg
  • a serving to each of a group (usually alcoholic)
    "he ordered a second round"
    - round of drinks
  • the course along which communications spread
    "the story is going the rounds in Washington"
  • (sports) a division during which one team is on the offensive
  • the usual activities in your day
    "the doctor made his rounds"
    - daily round
  • the activity of playing 18 holes of golf
    "a round of golf takes about 4 hours"
    - round of golf
  • (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"
  • a regular route for a sentry or policeman
    "in the old days a policeman walked a beat and knew all his people by name"
  • an interval during which a recurring sequence of events occurs
    "the never-ending cycle of the seasons"
  • a charge of ammunition for a single shot
    - unit of ammunition - one shot


  • become round, plump, or shapely
    "The young woman is fleshing out"
    - flesh out - fill out
  • express as a round number
    "round off the amount"
    - round off - round down - round out
  • bring to a highly developed, finished, or refined state
    "polish your social manners"
    - round off - polish up - brush up
  • attack in speech or writing
    "The editors of the left-leaning paper attacked the new House Speaker"
    - lash out
  • pronounce with rounded lips
  • make round
    "round the edges"
    - round out - round off
  • wind around
    move along a circular course
    "round the bend"


  • (mathematics) expressed to the nearest integer, ten, hundred, or thousand
    "in round numbers"
  • (of sounds) full and rich
    "orotund tones"
    "the rotund and reverberating phrase"
    "pear-shaped vowels"
    - pear shaped
  • having a circular shape


  • from beginning to end
    "It rains all year round on Skye"
    "frigid weather the year around"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

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Unscramble round

35 unscramble word found using the letters round.

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