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Synonyms for round
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Princeton's WordNet

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

    a charge of ammunition for a single shot

    Synonyms:
    rung, daily round, bout, unit of ammunition, cycle, circle, round of golf, troll, rhythm, round of drinks, beat, one shot, stave, turn

    Antonyms:
    thin, square, squared, exact, quadrate, squarish, right-angled

  2. cycle, rhythm, round(noun)

    an interval during which a recurring sequence of events occurs

    "the never-ending cycle of the seasons"

    Synonyms:
    turn, cycles/second, speech rhythm, bout, cycle per second, calendar method of birth control, beat, stave, cycle, one shot, round of drinks, unit of ammunition, daily round, wheel, musical rhythm, circle, rhythm, cps, round of golf, rhythm method of birth control, regular recurrence, oscillation, rhythm method, calendar method, hertz, rung, troll, bicycle, bike

    Antonyms:
    right-angled, exact, squared, thin, quadrate, squarish, square

  3. 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"

    Synonyms:
    beatnik, metre, pulse, meter, heartbeat, rung, round of drinks, unit of ammunition, musical rhythm, measure, daily round, pulsation, circle, rhythm, one shot, round of golf, cycle, beat, troll, cadence, turn, bout, stave

    Antonyms:
    thin, right-angled, squarish, squared, square, exact, quadrate

  4. 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"

    Synonyms:
    rung, daily round, bout, unit of ammunition, cycle, circle, round of golf, troll, rhythm, round of drinks, beat, one shot, stave, turn

    Antonyms:
    right-angled, quadrate, squared, exact, square, squarish, thin

  5. round of golf, round(noun)

    the activity of playing 18 holes of golf

    "a round of golf takes about 4 hours"

    Synonyms:
    troll, unit of ammunition, daily round, cycle, circle, round of golf, bout, stave, rhythm, round of drinks, beat, one shot, rung, turn

    Antonyms:
    quadrate, square, squarish, squared, exact, right-angled, thin

  6. round, daily round(noun)

    the usual activities in your day

    "the doctor made his rounds"

    Synonyms:
    rung, daily round, bout, unit of ammunition, cycle, circle, round of golf, troll, rhythm, round of drinks, beat, one shot, stave, turn

    Antonyms:
    right-angled, exact, squarish, squared, square, quadrate, thin

  7. turn, bout, round(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    routine, turn of events, spell, circle, play, beat, number, stave, twist, bend, round of drinks, tour, turning, daily round, troll, rung, unit of ammunition, rhythm, tear, round of golf, one shot, good turn, bust, act, bout, crook, cycle, go, turn, bit, binge

    Antonyms:
    thin, right-angled, quadrate, squarish, exact, square, squared

  8. round(noun)

    the course along which communications spread

    "the story is going the rounds in Washington"

    Synonyms:
    rung, daily round, bout, unit of ammunition, cycle, circle, round of golf, troll, rhythm, round of drinks, beat, one shot, stave, turn

    Antonyms:
    right-angled, thin, squared, square, quadrate, exact, squarish

  9. round, round of drinks(noun)

    a serving to each of a group (usually alcoholic)

    "he ordered a second round"

    Synonyms:
    rung, daily round, bout, unit of ammunition, cycle, circle, round of golf, troll, rhythm, round of drinks, beat, one shot, stave, turn

    Antonyms:
    right-angled, thin, squared, square, quadrate, squarish, exact

  10. round(noun)

    a cut of beef between the rump and the lower leg

    Synonyms:
    rung, daily round, bout, unit of ammunition, cycle, circle, round of golf, troll, rhythm, round of drinks, beat, one shot, stave, turn

    Antonyms:
    exact, quadrate, squared, square, right-angled, thin, squarish

  11. 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"

    Synonyms:
    rung, trolling, daily round, bout, unit of ammunition, cycle, circle, round of golf, troll, rhythm, round of drinks, beat, one shot, stave, turn

    Antonyms:
    exact, squarish, quadrate, squared, square, right-angled, thin

  12. round(noun)

    an outburst of applause

    "there was a round of applause"

    Synonyms:
    rung, daily round, bout, unit of ammunition, cycle, circle, round of golf, troll, rhythm, round of drinks, beat, one shot, stave, turn

    Antonyms:
    square, squared, right-angled, squarish, quadrate, exact, thin

  13. rung, round, stave(noun)

    a crosspiece between the legs of a chair

    Synonyms:
    turn, lag, beat, rung, round of drinks, unit of ammunition, daily round, circle, rhythm, one shot, round of golf, cycle, troll, spoke, rundle, staff, bout, stave

    Antonyms:
    exact, square, right-angled, thin, squared, quadrate, squarish

  14. circle, round(adj)

    any circular or rotating mechanism

    "the machine punched out metal circles"

    Synonyms:
    turn, rotary, circle, lot, roofy, round of drinks, beat, set, dress circle, rophy, unit of ammunition, roach, daily round, troll, rung, lap, rhythm, one shot, round of golf, cycle, roundabout, band, circuit, rope, forget me drug, traffic circle, bout, stave

    Antonyms:
    right-angled, thin, squared, exact, quadrate, squarish, square

  15. round, circular(adj)

    having a circular shape

    Synonyms:
    rotary, orotund, circular, pear-shaped, orbitual, rotund

    Antonyms:
    squared, squarish, square, right-angled, exact, quadrate, thin

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

    (of sounds) full and rich

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

    Synonyms:
    large, tumid, weighty, pear-shaped, obese, rotund, bombastic, circular, declamatory, corpulent, turgid, orotund

    Antonyms:
    quadrate, thin, squarish, right-angled, square, exact, squared

  17. round(verb)

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

    "in round numbers"

    Synonyms:
    orotund, circular, pear-shaped, rotund

    Antonyms:
    square, right-angled, squared, exact, thin, quadrate, squarish

  18. round(verb)

    wind around; move along a circular course

    "round the bend"

    Synonyms:
    round out, assail, lash out, snipe, round off, fill out, attack, assault, brush up, flesh out, labialise, round down, polish, polish up, labialize

    Antonyms:
    right-angled, quadrate, squared, square, squarish, thin, exact

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

    make round

    "round the edges"

    Synonyms:
    round out, polish up, round down, polish, snipe, lash out, assail, fill out, finish out, assault, labialise, brush up, attack, labialize, flesh out, round off

    Antonyms:
    right-angled, squared, squarish, square, quadrate, exact, thin

  20. round, labialize, labialise(verb)

    pronounce with rounded lips

    Synonyms:
    round out, assail, lash out, snipe, round off, fill out, attack, assault, brush up, flesh out, labialise, round down, polish, polish up, labialize

    Antonyms:
    square, squared, exact, quadrate, right-angled, thin, squarish

  21. 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"

    Synonyms:
    ravish, round out, set on, polish up, rape, violate, round down, polish, snipe, lash out, outrage, assail, fill out, dishonor, assault, labialise, brush up, attack, labialize, flesh out, aggress, dishonour, sharpshoot, round off

    Antonyms:
    exact, thin, squarish, quadrate, square, right-angled, squared

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

    bring to a highly developed, finished, or refined state

    "polish your social manners"

    Synonyms:
    refresh, smooth, shine, polish up, round out, smoothen, polish, snipe, lash out, assail, fill out, down, fine-tune, assault, labialise, brush up, attack, labialize, refine, round down, flesh out, review, round off

    Antonyms:
    square, exact, thin, quadrate, squared, squarish, right-angled

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

    express as a round number

    "round off the amount"

    Synonyms:
    round out, polish up, round down, polish, snipe, lash out, assail, fill out, finish out, assault, labialise, brush up, attack, labialize, flesh out, round off

    Antonyms:
    right-angled, quadrate, squarish, exact, thin, squared, square

  24. round, flesh out, fill out(adverb)

    become round, plump, or shapely

    "The young woman is fleshing out"

    Synonyms:
    snipe, lucubrate, expatiate, expound, fatten, exposit, complete, labialize, fat, round down, round off, fill out, dilate, flesh out, lash out, plump out, assail, plump, elaborate, attack, pad, round out, fatten out, fill in, enlarge, make out, brush up, fatten up, expand, polish up, assault, eke out, labialise, polish

    Antonyms:
    quadrate, square, exact, squarish, right-angled, squared, thin

  25. round, around(adverb)

    from beginning to end; throughout

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

    Synonyms:
    around, some, close to, about, or so, just about, approximately, more or less, roughly

    Antonyms:
    squarish, squared, right-angled, exact, quadrate, thin, square

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. round

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

    Antonyms:
    flat, angular, concave

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. round(a.)

    Synonyms:
    circular

  2. round(a.)

    Synonyms:
    spherical, globular, orbicular, rotund

  3. round(a.)

    Synonyms:
    cylindrical

  4. round(a.)

    Synonyms:
    full, complete, entire, unbroken

  5. round(a.)

    Synonyms:
    large, great, considerable

  6. round(a.)

    Synonyms:
    plump, chubby, bonny, corpulent, stout

  7. round(n.)

    Synonyms:
    cycle, periodical revolution

  8. round(n.)

    Synonyms:
    circular dance

  9. round(n.)

    Synonyms:
    rundle, step

  10. round(n.)

    Synonyms:
    circuit, compass, perambulation, tour

  11. round(n.)

    Synonyms:
    rung (of a ladder)

  12. round(ad.)

    Synonyms:
    around, on all sides

  13. round(ad.)

    Synonyms:
    circularly, in a circle, in a circuit

  14. round(prep.)

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

  15. round(prep.)

    Synonyms:
    all over, in all parts of

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. round(a)

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

  2. round(n)

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "round":

    cycle, tour, series, ronde, tower, ronda, inning, discussion, rounds, turn, redondo, wave, kola, phase, trick, part-session, round-table, cycles, roundtable, tables

How to pronounce round?

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Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say round in sign language?

  1. round

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How to use round in a sentence?

  1. David Nyika:

    I thought if I could drown the crowd out I would slow him up a little bit, the first round I silenced the Australians a little bit and let the Kiwis shine.

  2. Gareth Southgate:

    We want to win football matches, so we're not happy to come away from here having been beaten. But what that means for the next round, we don't really know, the knockout game is the biggest game for a decade, so we had to make sure our key players were preserved.

  3. Dariusz Milek:

    Two years ago and a year ago we thought that the mild winter was a (one-off) incident. Now we know that it is not. We have to focus on sports brands and year-round products.

  4. Hillary Clinton:

    Believe me, I know that it's not going to be easy, that I'm going to have to work hard to earn every single vote and get every caucus-goer I can round up to show up next February.

  5. Valery Zhulanov:

    Kids laugh at me. But it’s not funny to me, this makes me sad, it is hard for me to run, to turn round, to lean and to bend over and sometimes my back hurts when I am carrying heavy things.


Translations for round

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • 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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