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Overview of noun round

The noun round has 14 senses? (first 6 from tagged texts)
1. (6) round, unit of ammunition, one shot

(a charge of ammunition for a single shot)

2. (2) cycle, rhythm, round

(an interval during which a recurring sequence of events occurs; "the never-ending cycle of the seasons")

3. (1) beat, round

(a regular route for a sentry or policeman; "in the old days a policeman walked a beat and knew all his people by name")

4. (1) round

((often plural) a series of professional calls (usually in a set order); "the doctor goes on his rounds first thing every morning"; "the postman's rounds"; "we enjoyed our round of the local bars")

5. (1) round of golf, round

(the activity of playing 18 holes of golf; "a round of golf takes about 4 hours")

6. (1) round, daily round

(the usual activities in your day; "the doctor made his rounds")

7. turn, bout, round

((sports) a division during which one team is on the offensive)

8. round

(the course along which communications spread; "the story is going the rounds in Washington")

9. round, round of drinks

(a serving to each of a group (usually alcoholic); "he ordered a second round")

10. round

(a cut of beef between the rump and the lower leg)

11. round, troll

(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; "they enjoyed singing rounds")

12. round

(an outburst of applause; "there was a round of applause")

13. rung, round, stave

(a crosspiece between the legs of a chair)

14. circle, round

(any circular or rotating mechanism; "the machine punched out metal circles")


Overview of verb round

The verb round has 7 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (3) round

(wind around; move along a circular course; "round the bend")

2. (1) round, round out, round off

(make round; "round the edges")

3. round, labialize, labialise

(pronounce with rounded lips)

4. attack, round, assail, lash out, snipe, assault

(attack in speech or writing; "The editors of the left-leaning paper attacked the new House Speaker")

5. polish, round, round off, polish up, brush up

(bring to a highly developed, finished, or refined state; "polish your social manners")

6. round off, round down, round out, round

(express as a round number; "round off the amount")

7. round, flesh out, fill out

(become round, plump, or shapely; "The young woman is fleshing out")


Overview of adj round

The adj round has 3 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (12) round, circular

(having a circular shape)

2. (1) orotund, rotund, round, pear-shaped

((of sounds) full and rich; "orotund tones"; "the rotund and reverberating phrase"; "pear-shaped vowels")

3. (1) round

((mathematics) expressed to the nearest integer, ten, hundred, or thousand; "in round numbers")


Overview of adv round

The adv round has 1 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (3) round, around

(from beginning to end; throughout; "It rains all year round on Skye"; "frigid weather the year around")

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