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Meaning: ROUND

1(n)a charge of ammunition for a single shot
Type: 'noun.artifact'
Synonym: one shot, unit of ammunition,
2(n)an interval during which a recurring sequence of events occurs
Type: 'noun.time'
Usage: 'the never-ending cycle of the seasons'
Synonym: cycle, rhythm,
3(n)a regular route for a sentry or policeman
Type: 'noun.location'
Usage: 'in the old days a policeman walked a beat and knew all his people by name'
Synonym: beat,
4(n)(often plural) a series of professional calls (usually in a set order)
Type: 'noun.act'
Usage: 'the doctor goes on his rounds first thing every morning'
Usage: 'the postman's rounds'
Usage: 'we enjoyed our round of the local bars'
5(n)the activity of playing 18 holes of golf
Type: 'noun.act'
Usage: 'a round of golf takes about 4 hours'
Synonym: round of golf,
6(n)the usual activities in your day
Type: 'noun.act'
Usage: 'the doctor made his rounds'
Synonym: daily round,
7(n)(sports) a division during which one team is on the offensive
Type: 'noun.time'
Synonym: bout, turn,
8(n)the course along which communications spread
Type: 'noun.object'
Usage: 'the story is going the rounds in Washington'
9(n)a serving to each of a group (usually alcoholic)
Type: ''
Usage: 'he ordered a second round'
Synonym: round of drinks,
10(n)a cut of beef between the rump and the lower leg
Type: ''
11(n)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
Type: 'noun.communication'
Usage: 'they enjoyed singing rounds'
Synonym: troll,
12(n)an outburst of applause
Type: 'noun.communication'
Usage: 'there was a round of applause'
13(n)a crosspiece between the legs of a chair
Type: 'noun.artifact'
Synonym: rung, stave,
14(n)any circular or rotating mechanism
Type: 'noun.artifact'
Usage: 'the machine punched out metal circles'
Synonym: circle,
1(v)wind around; move along a circular course
Type: 'verb.motion'
Usage: 'round the bend'
2(v)make round
Type: 'verb.change'
Usage: 'round the edges'
Synonym: round off, round out,
3(v)pronounce with rounded lips
Type: 'verb.communication'
Synonym: labialise, labialize,
4(v)attack in speech or writing
Type: 'verb.communication'
Usage: 'The editors of the left-leaning paper attacked the new House Speaker'
Synonym: assail, assault, attack, lash out, snipe,
5(v)bring to a highly developed, finished, or refined state
Type: 'verb.change'
Usage: 'polish your social manners'
Synonym: brush up, polish, polish up, round off,
6(v)express as a round number
Type: 'verb.change'
Usage: 'round off the amount'
Synonym: round down, round off, round out,
7(v)become round, plump, or shapely
Type: 'verb.body'
Usage: 'The young woman is fleshing out'
Synonym: fill out, flesh out,
1(a)having a circular shape
Type: 'adj.all'
Synonym: circular,
1(r)from beginning to end; throughout
Type: 'adv.all'
Usage: 'It rains all year round on Skye'
Usage: 'frigid weather the year around'
Synonym: around,
2(s)(of sounds) full and rich
Type: 'adj.all'
Usage: 'orotund tones'
Usage: 'the rotund and reverberating phrase'
Usage: 'pear-shaped vowels'
Synonym: orotund, pear-shaped, rotund,
3(s)(mathematics) expressed to the nearest integer, ten, hundred, or thousand
Type: 'adj.all'
Usage: 'in round numbers'

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