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Synonyms for round

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. round, daily round(noun)

    the usual activities in your day

    "the doctor made his rounds"

    send, air, transmit, ventilate, air out, oxygenise, oxygenate, vent, beam, oxygenize, bare, publicize, activate, broadcast, aerate, publicise

  2. round of golf, round(noun)

    the activity of playing 18 holes of golf

    "a round of golf takes about 4 hours"

    agamous, agamic, agamogenetic, apomictic, apomictical, parthenogenetic


  3. round(noun)

    (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"

    apical placentation

  4. circle, round(noun)

    any circular or rotating mechanism

    "the machine punched out metal circles"

    flathead catfish, catfish, wolffish, wolf fish, goujon, shovelnose catfish, siluriform fish, mudcat, spoonbill catfish

  5. round, unit of ammunition, one shot(noun)

    a charge of ammunition for a single shot

    constitutionalise, constitutionalize

  6. rung, round, stave(noun)

    a crosspiece between the legs of a chair

    legal fraud, constructive fraud

  7. round(noun)

    an outburst of applause

    "there was a round of applause"

    gallop, crane, blossom, widen, run, lead, continue, debase, load, poke out, extend, blossom forth, protract, stretch out, draw out, offer, put out, carry, spread out, open, go, stretch, stretch forth, pass, adulterate, dilute, reach out, unfold, exsert, stretch along, spread, expand, cover, prolong, strain, hold out, blossom out, elongate, broaden

  8. round, troll(noun)

    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"

    rear end, tush, tooshie, keister, female genital organ, derriere, fanny, female genitals, bottom, backside, buttocks, stern, hind end, rump, tail, bum, prat, rear, can, behind, butt, hindquarters, female genitalia, arse, posterior, buns, fundament, nates, seat, tail end, ass

  9. round(noun)

    a cut of beef between the rump and the lower leg

  10. round, round of drinks(noun)

    a serving to each of a group (usually alcoholic)

    "he ordered a second round"

    cosmopolitan, universal, world-wide, worldwide, ecumenical, oecumenical

    specific, particular, unique(p), circumstantial, diversified, proper(ip), localised, limited, precise, particular(a), incomprehensive, particularised, peculiar(a), topical, particularized, special, ad hoc, local, uncommon, noncomprehensive, localized, special(a)

  11. beat, round(noun)

    a regular route for a sentry or policeman

    "in the old days a policeman walked a beat and knew all his people by name"

    hand, commit, chip in, dedicate, cave in, lay down, collapse, found, institute, instal, impart, pass on, show, return, establish, base, reach, present, have, fall in, make, pay, ground, throw, gift, kick in, feed, set up, ease up, apply, plant, give, grant, open, founder, move over, devote, hold, pass, render, launch, prove, shew, sacrifice, yield, turn over, demonstrate, leave, give way, install, consecrate, break, generate, contribute, constitute, afford, build


  12. round(noun)

    the course along which communications spread

    "the story is going the rounds in Washington"

  13. turn, bout, round(noun)

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

    pip, spot, blip, radar target

  14. cycle, rhythm, round(noun)

    an interval during which a recurring sequence of events occurs

    "the never-ending cycle of the seasons"

    rag paper

  15. round, flesh out, fill out(verb)

    become round, plump, or shapely

    "The young woman is fleshing out"

    speediness, celerity, adroitness, quick-wittedness, adeptness, rapidity, rapidness, quickness, mental quickness, deftness, facility

  16. round, round out, round off(verb)

    make round

    "round the edges"

  17. round off, round down, round out, round(verb)

    express as a round number

    "round off the amount"

    maverick, greyback, rebel, insurrectionist, freedom fighter, insurgent

  18. polish, round, round off, polish up, brush up(verb)

    bring to a highly developed, finished, or refined state

    "polish your social manners"

    society, social club, rewrite, order of magnitude, revision, revise, rescript, edict, gild, club, parliamentary law, ordination, ordering, purchase order, parliamentary procedure, fiat, guild, rules of order, orderliness, order, lodge, decree, monastic order, revisal

  19. attack, round, assail, lash out, snipe, assault(verb)

    attack in speech or writing

    "The editors of the left-leaning paper attacked the new House Speaker"

    rotundness, roundness, plumpness, embonpoint, rotundity, sphericity, globularness, globosity, sphericalness

  20. round, labialize, labialise(verb)

    pronounce with rounded lips

    urban, cosmopolitan

  21. round(verb)

    wind around; move along a circular course

    "round the bend"

    shooting range, shooting gallery

  22. round(adj)

    (mathematics) expressed to the nearest integer, ten, hundred, or thousand

    "in round numbers"

    lurk, tarry, lallygag, footle, linger, mess about, lollygag, loiter, lounge, mill about, hover, dawdle, loaf, mill around, hang around


  23. orotund, rotund, round, pear-shaped(adj)

    (of sounds) full and rich

    "orotund tones"; "the rotund and reverberating phrase"; "pear-shaped vowels"

  24. round, circular(adj)

    having the shape or form of a circle


  25. round, around(adverb)

    from beginning to end; throughout

    "It rains all year round on Skye"; "frigid weather the year around"

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. round

    circular, globular, spherical, entire, complete, rotund, smooth, plump

    flat, angular, concave

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. round(a.)


  2. round(a.)

    spherical, globular, orbicular, rotund

  3. round(a.)


  4. round(a.)

    full, complete, entire, unbroken

  5. round(a.)

    large, great, considerable

  6. round(a.)

    plump, chubby, bonny, corpulent, stout

  7. round(n.)

    cycle, periodical revolution

  8. round(n.)

    circular dance

  9. round(n.)

    rundle, step

  10. round(n.)

    circuit, compass, perambulation, tour

  11. round(n.)

    rung (of a ladder)

  12. round(ad.)

    around, on all sides

  13. round(ad.)

    circularly, in a circle, in a circuit

  14. round(prep.)

    around, encircling, about, encompassing, surrounding, on every side of

  15. round(prep.)

    all over, in all parts of

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. round(a)

    circular, spherical, orbicular, orbed, globular, annular, discoid, rotund, cylindrical, convex, protuberant, bulging, orotund

  2. round(n)

    revolution, cycle, rotation, series, succession, rung, rundle, ranee, step, circuit, beat, bout

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How to use round in a sentence?

  1. Emeasoba George:

    Anyone who professes to be an ideal leader or a true leader has to be selfless, accountable, transparent, principled, inspiring, punctual, humble, responsible and responsive all-round and at all times. -Emeasoba George

  2. Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush:

    No one I know has a plan to round up illegal immigrants and send them back.

  3. Vaninder Singh:

    Overall, what is clear to us is that the impact, will be limited in the near-term, but much more significant in the medium-term, we expect this event and what it represents to subtract as much as 0.3 percent from growth next year compared to our pre-event baseline and expect Asian central banks to respond with another round of easing.

  4. Matt Kuchar:

    The streaky way is stressful, the golf I play... you could watch me play a round of golf and it's pretty stress free. I don't do any crazy things. I don't make a ton of birdies, but I don't make a lot of bogeys, either. It's been a lot nicer the last five or six years.

  5. Andrej Danko:

    If the first round of talks does not produce a government, we will not negotiate with Sulik and tell the president we will prefer a caretaker cabinet.

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Translations for round

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  • rondAfrikaans
  • مُدَوَّر, دائرةArabic
  • круглы, кругBelarusian
  • кръгъл, кръгBulgarian
  • rodó, voltaCatalan, Valencian
  • zakončit, vrhnout, kulatý, zaokrouhlit, zahnout, obchůzka, kánon, kolo, rundaCzech
  • rund, gerundet, mollig, abgerundet, Kreis, Runde, Visite (doctor's round)German
  • στρογγυλεμένος, στρογγυλόςGreek
  • cirklaEsperanto
  • redondo, esférico, circularSpanish
  • مدور, گرد, دور, دایرهPersian
  • pyöreä, suorittaa, pyöristyä, ympäri, kiertää, täysi, pulska, pyöristää, päätös, pullea, koukata, ammus, erä, askelma, pyöristys, pyöristyslista, kierros, annos, pyörösivellin, patruuna, ympyrä, paisti, aplodit, kaanon, kuuriFinnish
  • complet, rond, arrondi, ronde, tournée, coup, éclat, épreuve, tour, round, canonFrench
  • cruinn, urcharIrish
  • cruinn, crom, cruinnich, cuairtScottish Gaelic
  • redondoGalician
  • lekerekített, megkerül, labiális, ajakkerekítéses, kerekített, lekerekít, kerekítHungarian
  • կլորել, կլորացնել, համայցArmenian
  • cirkla, cirklalaIdo
  • rotondo, tondo, cerchio, giro, scroscio, esplosione, mano, ciclo, pennello a testa tonda, imbottitura, carica, antiurto, bisello, piolo, circolo, salva, scoppio, canone, serie, girello, ripresa, lombo, smussaturaItalian
  • 丸い, 丸, ラウンド, 円Japanese
  • წრიულიGeorgian
  • 둥글다Korean
  • خڕ, جه‌مKurdish
  • rotundus, globōsusLatin
  • užapvalintas, suapvalintas, apvalusLithuanian
  • apaļšLatvian
  • whakaawhiwhi, tāwhe, porokawa, tōpuku, raunaMāori
  • кружен, кругMacedonian
  • ဝိုင်း, လုံးBurmese
  • rond, afgerond, mollig, dik, ronde, canonDutch
  • rundNorwegian
  • názbąsNavajo, Navaho
  • redondOccitan
  • okrągły, zaokrąglać, obchód, pocisk, runda, okrąg, krąg, koło, kolejka, nabójPolish
  • ګرد, غونډPashto, Pushto
  • arredondado, redondo, arredondar, rechonchudo, esférico, terminar, findar, virar, roliço, dobrar, rotundo, concluir, finalizar, acabar, virar-se contra, rodela, degrau, círculo, ronda, cânone, [[pincel]] [[redondo]], round, tempo, lombo, salva, rodada, dose, assalto, cargaPortuguese
  • radundRomansh
  • rotundRomanian
  • округлить, скруглять, округлый, округлять, круглый, полный, скруглить, огибать, обогнуть, закруглённый, кон, тайм, раунд, круг, обход, игра, партия, патронRussian
  • tundhuSardinian
  • круг, krugSerbo-Croatian
  • okrúhly, kruhSlovak
  • zaobljen, okrogel, zaobliti, zaokrožiti, runda, krog, obhodSlovene
  • rund, avrundad, runda, rundad, vända, runda av, allsidig, avrunda, golfrunda, omgång, kanon, rond, varv, patronSwedish
  • küresel, yuvarlak, tam, yumuşak, kurşun, mermi, raund, çemberTurkish
  • круглий, круг, колоUkrainian
  • xoeVietnamese
  • 回合Chinese

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