Meaning of ROUND in English

ROUND

noun a circular dance.

2. round ·adv on all sides; around.

3. round ·vi to go round, as a guard.

4. round ·adv roundly; fully; vigorously.

5. round ·noun a vessel filled, as for drinking.

6. round ·noun ·see roundtop.

7. round ·noun rotation, as in office; succession.

8. round ·noun ·same·as round of beef, below.

9. round ·vi to go or turn round; to wheel about.

10. round ·adv through a circle, as of friends or houses.

11. round ·vi & ·vt to whisper.

12. round ·adv in circumference; as, a ball is ten inches round.

13. round ·adj complete and consistent; fair; just;

— applied to conduct.

14. round ·noun an assembly; a group; a circle; as, a round of politicians.

15. round ·adj not inconsiderable; large; hence, generous; free; as, a round price.

xvi. round ·vt to make full, smooth, and flowing; as, to round periods in writing.

xvii. round ·adj uttered or emitted with a full tone; as, a round voice; a round note.

xviii. round ·noun that which goes round a whole circle or company; as, a round of applause.

xix. round ·noun anything round, as a circle, a globe, a ring. "the golden round" [the crown].

xx. round ·noun a series of duties or tasks which must be performed in turn, and then repeated.

xxi. round ·adj having the form of a cylinder; cylindrical; as, the barrel of a musket is round.

xxii. round ·vi to grow round or full; hence, to attain to fullness, completeness, or perfection.

xxiii. round ·noun a general discharge of firearms by a body of troops in which each soldier fires once.

xxiv. round ·adv by or in a circuit; by a course longer than the direct course; back to the starting point.

xxv. round ·noun a brewer's vessel in which the fermentation is concluded, the yeast escaping through the bunghole.

xxvi. round ·noun ammunition for discharging a piece or pieces once; as, twenty rounds of ammunition were given out.

xxvii. round ·adj outspoken; plain and direct; unreserved; unqualified; not mincing; as, a round answer; a round oath.

xxviii. round ·noun the step of a ladder; a rundle or rung; also, a crosspiece which joins and braces the legs of a chair.

xxix. round ·adv from one side or party to another; as to come or turn round, — that is, to change sides or opinions.

xxx. round ·vt to surround; to encircle; to encompass.

xxxi. round ·vt to go round wholly or in part; to go about (a corner or point); as, to round a corner; to round cape horn.

xxxii. round ·vt to bring to fullness or completeness; to complete; hence, to bring to a fit conclusion.

xxxiii. 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.

xxxiv. round ·adj full; complete; not broken; not fractional; approximately in even units, tens, hundreds, thousands, ·etc.;

— said of numbers.

xxxv. round ·noun a short vocal piece, resembling a catch in which three or four voices follow each other round in a species of canon in the unison.

xxxvi. round ·noun the time during which prize fighters or boxers are in actual contest without an intermission, as prescribed by their rules; a bout.

xxxvii. round ·adj full and smoothly expanded; not defective or abrupt; finished; polished;

— said of style, or of authors with reference to their style.

xxxviii. round ·adv circularly; in a circular form or manner; by revolving or reversing one's position; as, to turn one's head round; a wheel turns round.

xxxix. round ·vt to make circular, spherical, or cylindrical; to give a round or convex figure to; as, to round a silver coin; to round the edges of anything.

xl. round ·prep on every side of, so as to encompass or encircle; around; about; as, the people atood round him; to go round the city; to wind a cable round a windlass.

xli. round ·adj modified, as a vowel, by contraction of the lip opening, making the opening more or less round in shape; rounded; labialized; labial. ·see guide to pronunciation, / 11.

xlii. 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; as, the round of the seasons; a round of pleasures.

xliii. round ·noun a course ending where it began; a circuit; a beat; especially, one freguently or regulary traversed; also, the act of traversing a circuit; as, a watchman's round; the rounds of the postman.

xliv. round ·adj having every portion of the surface or of the circumference equally distant from the center; spherical; circular; having a form approaching a spherical or a circular shape; orbicular; globular; as, a round ball.

xlv. round ·adj having a curved outline or form; especially, one like the arc of a circle or an ellipse, or a portion of the surface of a sphere; rotund; bulging; protuberant; not angular or pointed; as, a round arch; round hills.

xlvi. round ·noun a walk performed by a guard or an officer round the rampart of a garrison, or among sentinels, to see that the sentinels are faithful and all things safe; also, the guard or officer, with his attendants, who performs this duty;

— usually in the plural.

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