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1. round

adjective. ['ˈraʊnd'] having a circular shape.

Synonyms

  • roundish
  • global
  • disk-shaped
  • globular
  • disclike
  • goblet-shaped
  • globose
  • pinwheel-shaped
  • nutlike
  • coccoid
  • pear-shaped
  • circular
  • ringlike
  • moonlike
  • ball-shaped
  • discoid
  • wheel-like
  • cumuliform
  • moon-round
  • orbicular
  • bulbous
  • barrel-shaped
  • apple-shaped
  • bulblike
  • bulb-shaped
  • disklike
  • discoidal
  • capitate
  • spheric
  • pancake-like
  • disc-shaped
  • spherical

Antonyms

  • angular
  • noncyclic
  • compound
  • intrusive

Etymology

  • ront (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • roun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • run (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • rounen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • runian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Round

  • ultrasound
  • propound
  • profound
  • expound
  • confound
  • compound
  • unwound
  • unsound
  • unbound
  • resound
  • renowned
  • redound
  • rebound
  • newfound
  • inbound
  • impound
  • astound
  • frowned
  • drowned
  • crowned
  • browned
  • abound
  • wound
  • sound
  • pound
  • mound
  • hound
  • found
  • downed
  • bound

Example sentences of the word round


1. Noun, singular or mass
To get her look, blow out your hair and use a round brush to create soft waves.

Quotes containing the word round


1. Don’t grieve. Anything you lose comes round in another form.
- Rumi

2. Hello babies. Welcome to Earth. It's hot in the summer and cold in the winter. It's round and wet and crowded. On the outside, babies, you've got a hundred years here. There's only one rule that I know of, babies-"God damn it, you've got to be kind.
- Kurt Vonnegut

3. Still round the corner there may wait A new road or a secret gateAnd though I oft have passed them by A day will come at last when IShall take the hidden paths that run West of the Moon, East of the Sun.
- J.R.R. Tolkien

2. round

noun. ['ˈraʊnd'] a charge of ammunition for a single shot.

Synonyms

  • unit of ammunition
  • ammo
  • ammunition

Antonyms

  • attach
  • stay
  • unify
  • arrive

Etymology

  • ront (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • roun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • run (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • rounen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • runian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. round

verb. ['ˈraʊnd'] wind around; move along a circular course.

Synonyms

  • go
  • locomote
  • travel

Antonyms

  • closed interval
  • open interval
  • deprive
  • deconcentrate

Etymology

  • ront (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • roun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • run (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • rounen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • runian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. round

adverb. ['ˈraʊnd'] from beginning to end; throughout.

Antonyms

  • whisper

Etymology

  • ront (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • roun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • run (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • rounen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • runian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. round

noun. ['ˈraʊnd'] an interval during which a recurring sequence of events occurs.

Synonyms

  • time interval
  • phase
  • phase angle
  • cycle
  • interval

Antonyms

  • engage
  • empty
  • be born
  • freeze

Etymology

  • ront (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • roun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • run (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • rounen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • runian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. round

noun. ['ˈraʊnd'] the activity of playing 18 holes of golf.

Synonyms

  • golf game
  • golf

Antonyms

  • evolution
  • inflexibility
  • flatter

Etymology

  • ront (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • roun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • run (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • rounen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • runian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. round

noun. ['ˈraʊnd'] a regular route for a sentry or policeman.

Synonyms

  • path
  • route
  • itinerary

Antonyms

  • open
  • alkalize
  • nitrify
  • die

Etymology

  • ront (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • roun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • run (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • rounen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • runian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. round

adjective. ['ˈraʊnd'] (of sounds) full and rich.

Synonyms

  • full
  • orotund
  • pear-shaped

Antonyms

  • oblate
  • uncoiled
  • national
  • tasteless

Etymology

  • ront (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • roun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • run (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • rounen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • runian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. round

noun. ['ˈraʊnd'] the usual activities in your day.

Synonyms

  • habitude

Antonyms

  • refrain
  • end

Etymology

  • ront (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • roun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • run (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • rounen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • runian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. round

noun. ['ˈraʊnd'] (often plural) a series of professional calls (usually in a set order).

Antonyms

  • outside

Etymology

  • ront (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • roun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • run (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • rounen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • runian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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