English Thesaurus

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English Thesaurus

Pioneers in dictionary publishing since 1819

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: 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: مُسْتَدير
  • Brazilian Portuguese: redondo redonda
  • Chinese: 圆的
  • Croatian: okrugao okrugla, okruglo
  • Czech: kulatý
  • Danish: rund
  • Dutch: rond
  • European Spanish: redondo redonda
  • Finnish: pyöreä
  • French: rond
  • German: rund
  • Greek: στρογγυλός στρογγυλή
  • Italian: rotondo rotonda
  • Japanese: 丸い
  • Korean: 둥근
  • Norwegian: rund rundt
  • Polish: okrągły okrągła
  • Portuguese: redondo redonda
  • Romanian: rotund rotund, rotundă, rotunzi, rotunde
  • Russian: круглый круглая
  • Spanish: redondo redonda
  • Swedish: rund runt
  • Thai: กลม
  • Turkish: yuvarlak
  • Ukrainian: круглий
  • Vietnamese: tròn
  • British English: 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: دَوْر
  • Brazilian Portuguese: ronda
  • Chinese: 回合
  • Croatian: krug
  • Czech: kolohry
  • Danish: rundecirkelform
  • Dutch: ronde
  • European Spanish: círculoredondel
  • Finnish: ympyrä
  • French: série
  • German: Kreis
  • Greek: κύκλος
  • Italian: turno
  • Japanese: 連続series
  • Korean: 한 차례
  • Norwegian: runding
  • Polish: kołookrąg
  • Portuguese: círculo
  • Romanian: rundă runde
  • Russian: круг
  • Spanish: rondaserie de sucesos
  • Swedish: rundaomgång
  • Thai: วงกลม
  • Turkish: halkaçember
  • Ukrainian: раунд
  • Vietnamese: vòng
  • British English: round A round is a circular shape....small rounds of goats' cheese.raʊnd NOUNcircle
  • Arabic: دَائِرَة
  • Brazilian Portuguese: redondo redonda
  • Chinese:
  • Croatian: serija
  • Czech: kolokruh
  • Danish: rundeserie
  • Dutch: ronde
  • European Spanish: ronda
  • Finnish: kierros
  • French: rond
  • German: Runde
  • Greek: γύρος
  • Italian: tondo
  • Japanese: circle
  • Korean: 원형
  • Norwegian: runde
  • Polish: rundaseria
  • Portuguese: redondo redonda
  • Romanian: cerc cercuri
  • Russian: раунд
  • Spanish: círculo
  • Swedish: omgång
  • Thai: รูปทรงกลม
  • Turkish: sıraoyun
  • Ukrainian: коло
  • Vietnamese: hình tròn
  • British English: round Round a place or object means on all sides of it.They were sitting round the kitchen table.raʊnd PREPOSITION
  • Arabic: حَوْل
  • Brazilian Portuguese: ao redor de
  • Chinese: 围着
  • Croatian: oko
  • Czech: kolem
  • Danish: rundt om
  • Dutch: rondom
  • European Spanish: alrededor de
  • Finnish: ympäri
  • French: autour de
  • German: um
  • Greek: γύρω από
  • Italian: intorno a
  • Japanese: ・・・を囲んで
  • Korean: (…)을 빙 둘러
  • Norwegian: rundt
  • Polish: dookoła
  • Portuguese: ao redor de
  • Romanian: în jurul
  • Russian: вокруг
  • Spanish: alrededor de
  • Swedish: omkring
  • Thai: ซึ่งเคลื่อนเป็นวงกลม
  • Turkish: etrafını
  • Ukrainian: навколо
  • Vietnamese: 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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