Meaning of round

Definition of round

(adj) having the shape or form of a circle
(of sounds) full and rich; "orotund tones"; "the rotund and reverberating phrase"; "pear-shaped vowels"
(mathematics) expressed to the nearest integer, ten, hundred, or thousand; "in round numbers"
(adv) from beginning to end; throughout; "It rains all year round on Skye"; "frigid weather the year around"
(noun) a charge of ammunition for a single shot
an interval during which a recurring sequence of events occurs; "the never-ending cycle of the seasons"
a regular route for a sentry or policeman; "in the old days a policeman walked a beat and knew all his people by name"
(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"
the activity of playing 18 holes of golf; "a round of golf takes about 4 hours"
the usual activities in your day; "the doctor made his rounds"
(sports) a division during which one team is on the offensive
the course along which communications spread; "the story is going the rounds in Washington"
a serving to each of a group (usually alcoholic); "he ordered a second round"
a cut of beef between the rump and the lower leg
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"
an outburst of applause; "there was a round of applause"
any circular or rotating mechanism; "the machine punched out metal circles"
(verb) wind around; move along a circular course; "round the bend"
make round; "round the edges"
pronounce with rounded lips
attack in speech or writing; "The editors of the left-leaning paper attacked the new House Speaker"
bring to a highly developed, finished, or refined state; "polish your social manners"
express as a round number; "round off the amount"
become round, plump, or shapely; "The young woman is fleshing out"

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