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Definitions of round

The word round uses 5 letters:dnoru.

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v. i. & t. - To whisper. 2

a. - Having every portion of the surface or of the circumference equally distant from the center; spherical; circular; having a form approaching a spherical or a circular shape; orbicular; globular; as, a round ball. 2

a. - Having the form of a cylinder; cylindrical; as, the barrel of a musket is round. 2

a. - Having a curved outline or form; especially, one like the arc of a circle or an ellipse, or a portion of the surface of a sphere; rotund; bulging; protuberant; not angular or pointed; as, a round arch; round hills. 2

a. - Full; complete; not broken; not fractional; approximately in even units, tens, hundreds, thousands, etc.; -- said of numbers. 2

a. - Not inconsiderable; large; hence, generous; free; as, a round price. 2

a. - Uttered or emitted with a full tone; as, a round voice; a round note. 2

a. - Modified, as a vowel, by contraction of the lip opening, making the opening more or less round in shape; rounded; labialized; labial. See Guide to Pronunciation, / 11. 2

a. - Outspoken; plain and direct; unreserved; unqualified; not mincing; as, a round answer; a round oath. 2

a. - Full and smoothly expanded; not defective or abrupt; finished; polished; -- said of style, or of authors with reference to their style. 2

a. - Complete and consistent; fair; just; -- applied to conduct. 2

n. - Anything round, as a circle, a globe, a ring. "The golden round" [the crown]. 2

n. - A series of changes or events ending where it began; a series of like events recurring in continuance; a cycle; a periodical revolution; as, the round of the seasons; a round of pleasures. 2

n. - A course of action or conduct performed by a number of persons in turn, or one after another, as if seated in a circle. 2

n. - A series of duties or tasks which must be performed in turn, and then repeated. 2

n. - A circular dance. 2

n. - That which goes round a whole circle or company; as, a round of applause. 2

n. - Rotation, as in office; succession. 2

n. - The step of a ladder; a rundle or rung; also, a crosspiece which joins and braces the legs of a chair. 2

n. - A course ending where it began; a circuit; a beat; especially, one freguently or regulary traversed; also, the act of traversing a circuit; as, a watchman's round; the rounds of the postman. 2

n. - A walk performed by a guard or an officer round the rampart of a garrison, or among sentinels, to see that the sentinels are faithful and all things safe; also, the guard or officer, with his attendants, who performs this duty; -- usually in the plural. 2

n. - A general discharge of firearms by a body of troops in which each soldier fires once. 2

n. - Ammunition for discharging a piece or pieces once; as, twenty rounds of ammunition were given out. 2

n. - A short vocal piece, resembling a catch in which three or four voices follow each other round in a species of canon in the unison. 2

n. - The time during which prize fighters or boxers are in actual contest without an intermission, as prescribed by their rules; a bout. 2

n. - A brewer's vessel in which the fermentation is concluded, the yeast escaping through the bunghole. 2

n. - A vessel filled, as for drinking. 2

n. - An assembly; a group; a circle; as, a round of politicians. 2

n. - See Roundtop. 2

n. - Same as Round of beef, below. 2

adv. - On all sides; around. 2

adv. - Circularly; in a circular form or manner; by revolving or reversing one's position; as, to turn one's head round; a wheel turns round. 2

adv. - In circumference; as, a ball is ten inches round. 2

adv. - From one side or party to another; as to come or turn round, -- that is, to change sides or opinions. 2

adv. - By or in a circuit; by a course longer than the direct course; back to the starting point. 2

adv. - Through a circle, as of friends or houses. 2

adv. - Roundly; fully; vigorously. 2

prep. - On every side of, so as to encompass or encircle; around; about; as, the people atood round him; to go round the city; to wind a cable round a windlass. 2

v. t. - To make circular, spherical, or cylindrical; to give a round or convex figure to; as, to round a silver coin; to round the edges of anything. 2

v. t. - To surround; to encircle; to encompass. 2

v. t. - To bring to fullness or completeness; to complete; hence, to bring to a fit conclusion. 2

v. t. - To go round wholly or in part; to go about (a corner or point); as, to round a corner; to round Cape Horn. 2

v. t. - To make full, smooth, and flowing; as, to round periods in writing. 2

v. i. - To grow round or full; hence, to attain to fullness, completeness, or perfection. 2

v. i. - To go round, as a guard. 2

v. i. - To go or turn round; to wheel about. 2

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