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round

preposition

  1. around, about, encircling, near • They were sitting round the kitchen table.
  2. throughout, all over, everywhere in, here and there in • He has earned respect all round the world.
  3. to deal with • thinking about ways round a problem

noun

  1. series, session, cycle, sequence, succession, bout • This is the latest round of job cuts.
  2. stage, turn, level, period, division, session, lap • in the third round of the cup
  3. sphere, ball, band, ring, circle, disc, globe, orb • small fresh rounds of goat's cheese
  4. course, turn, tour, circuit, beat, series, schedule, routine, compass, ambit • The consultant did his morning round.
  5. bullet, shot, shell, discharge, cartridge • live rounds of ammunition

adjective

  1. spherical, rounded, bowed, curved, circular, cylindrical, bulbous, rotund, globular, curvilinear, ball-shaped, ring-shaped, disc-shaped, annular, discoid, orbicular • the round church known as The New Temple
  2. complete, full, whole, entire, solid, unbroken, undivided • a round dozen
  3. plump, full, rounded, ample, fleshy, roly-poly, rotund, full-fleshed • She was a small, round person in her early sixties.
  4. considerable, large, liberal, substantial, generous, ample, bountiful, bounteous • She had a nice, round figure.
  5. candid, direct, frank, plain, straightforward, blunt, outspoken, downright, unmodified
  6. sonorous, full, rich, resonant, rotund, mellifluous, orotund

verb

  1. go round, circle, skirt, flank, bypass, encircle, turn, circumnavigate • The boats rounded the Cape.

'round' in Other Languages

  • British English: roundPronunciation for round Something round is in the shape of a ball or a circle.There was a round table in the middle of the room.raʊnd ADJECTIVE
  • Arabic: مُسْتَديرPronunciation for مُسْتَدير
  • Brazilian Portuguese: redondoPronunciation for redondo redonda
  • Chinese: 圆的Pronunciation for 圆的
  • Croatian: okrugaoPronunciation for okrugao okrugla, okruglo
  • Czech: kulatýPronunciation for kulatý
  • Danish: rundPronunciation for rund
  • Dutch: rondPronunciation for rond
  • European Spanish: redondoPronunciation for redondo redonda
  • Finnish: pyöreäPronunciation for pyöreä
  • French: rondPronunciation for rond
  • German: rundPronunciation for rund
  • Greek: στρογγυλόςPronunciation for στρογγυλός στρογγυλή
  • Italian: rotondoPronunciation for rotondo rotonda
  • Japanese: 丸いPronunciation for 丸い
  • Korean: 둥근Pronunciation for 둥근
  • Norwegian: rundPronunciation for rund rundt
  • Polish: okrągłyPronunciation for okrągły okrągła
  • Portuguese: redondoPronunciation for redondo redonda
  • Romanian: rotund rotund, rotundă, rotunzi, rotunde
  • Russian: круглыйPronunciation for круглый круглая
  • Spanish: redondoPronunciation for redondo redonda
  • Swedish: rundPronunciation for rund runt
  • Thai: กลมPronunciation for กลม
  • Turkish: yuvarlakPronunciation for yuvarlak
  • Ukrainian: круглий
  • Vietnamese: trònPronunciation for tròn
  • British English: roundPronunciation for round A round of events is a series of similar events, especially one which comes after or before a similar series.Another round of peace talks will soon begin.raʊnd NOUNseries
  • Arabic: دَوْرPronunciation for دَوْر
  • Brazilian Portuguese: rondaPronunciation for ronda
  • Chinese: 回合Pronunciation for 回合
  • Croatian: krugPronunciation for krug
  • Czech: koloPronunciation for kolohry
  • Danish: rundePronunciation for rundecirkelform
  • Dutch: rondePronunciation for ronde
  • European Spanish: círculoPronunciation for círculoredondel
  • Finnish: ympyräPronunciation for ympyrä
  • French: sériePronunciation for série
  • German: KreisPronunciation for Kreis
  • Greek: κύκλοςPronunciation for κύκλος
  • Italian: turnoPronunciation for turno
  • Japanese: 連続Pronunciation for 連続series
  • Korean: 한 차례Pronunciation for 한 차례
  • Norwegian: rundingPronunciation for runding
  • Polish: kołoPronunciation for kołookrąg
  • Portuguese: círculoPronunciation for círculo
  • Romanian: rundă runde
  • Russian: кругPronunciation for круг
  • Spanish: rondaPronunciation for rondaserie de sucesos
  • Swedish: rundaPronunciation for rundaomgång
  • Thai: วงกลมPronunciation for วงกลม
  • Turkish: halkaPronunciation for halkaçember
  • Ukrainian: раунд
  • Vietnamese: vòngPronunciation for vòng
  • British English: roundPronunciation for round A round is a circular shape....small rounds of goats' cheese.raʊnd NOUNcircle
  • Arabic: دَائِرَةPronunciation for دَائِرَة
  • Brazilian Portuguese: redondoPronunciation for redondo redonda
  • Chinese: Pronunciation for 圆
  • Croatian: serijaPronunciation for serija
  • Czech: koloPronunciation for kolokruh
  • Danish: rundePronunciation for rundeserie
  • Dutch: rondePronunciation for ronde
  • European Spanish: rondaPronunciation for ronda
  • Finnish: kierrosPronunciation for kierros
  • French: rondPronunciation for rond
  • German: RundePronunciation for Runde
  • Greek: γύροςPronunciation for γύρος
  • Italian: tondoPronunciation for tondo
  • Japanese: Pronunciation for 円circle
  • Korean: 원형Pronunciation for 원형
  • Norwegian: rundePronunciation for runde
  • Polish: rundaPronunciation for rundaseria
  • Portuguese: redondoPronunciation for redondo redonda
  • Romanian: cerc cercuri
  • Russian: раундPronunciation for раунд
  • Spanish: círculoPronunciation for círculo
  • Swedish: omgångPronunciation for omgång
  • Thai: รูปทรงกลมPronunciation for รูปทรงกลม
  • Turkish: sıraPronunciation for sıraoyun
  • Ukrainian: коло
  • Vietnamese: hình trònPronunciation for hình tròn
  • British English: roundPronunciation for round Round a place or object means on all sides of it.They were sitting round the kitchen table.raʊnd PREPOSITION
  • Arabic: حَوْلPronunciation for حَوْل
  • Brazilian Portuguese: ao redor dePronunciation for ao redor de
  • Chinese: 围着Pronunciation for 围着
  • Croatian: okoPronunciation for oko
  • Czech: kolemPronunciation for kolem
  • Danish: rundt omPronunciation for rundt om
  • Dutch: rondomPronunciation for rondom
  • European Spanish: alrededor dePronunciation for alrededor de
  • Finnish: ympäriPronunciation for ympäri
  • French: autour dePronunciation for autour de
  • German: umPronunciation for um
  • Greek: γύρω απόPronunciation for γύρω από
  • Italian: intorno aPronunciation for intorno a
  • Japanese: ・・・を囲んでPronunciation for ・・・を囲んで
  • Korean: (…)을 빙 둘러Pronunciation for (…)을 빙 둘러
  • Norwegian: rundtPronunciation for rundt
  • Polish: dookołaPronunciation for dookoła
  • Portuguese: ao redor dePronunciation for ao redor de
  • Romanian: în jurul
  • Russian: вокругPronunciation for вокруг
  • Spanish: alrededor dePronunciation for alrededor de
  • Swedish: omkringPronunciation for omkring
  • Thai: ซึ่งเคลื่อนเป็นวงกลมPronunciation for ซึ่งเคลื่อนเป็นวงกลม
  • Turkish: etrafınıPronunciation for etrafını
  • Ukrainian: навколо
  • Vietnamese: vòng quanhPronunciation for vòng quanh
  • British English: round If you round a place or obstacle, you move in a curve past the edge or corner of it. VERBThe house disappeared from sight as we rounded a corner.
  • Brazilian Portuguese: dobrar
  • Chinese: 绕过绕繞过過
  • European Spanish: doblar
  • French: tourner
  • German: biegen um
  • Italian: girare
  • Japanese: 曲がる
  • Korean: 돌아가다
  • Portuguese: dobrar
  • Spanish: doblar

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