Meaning of ROUNDED in English

ROUNDED

— roundedly , adv. — roundedness , n.

/rown"did/ , adj.

1. reduced to simple curves; made round.

2. Phonet. pronounced with rounded lips; labialized: "Boot" has a rounded vowel. Cf. spread (def. 41), unrounded .

3. fully developed, perfected, or complete; diversified and well-balanced (sometimes used in combination): a well-rounded education; a rounded character.

4. round 1 (def. 11).

[ 1400-50; late ME; see ROUND 1 , -ED 2 ]

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