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Definition:

  1. [adverb] from beginning to end; throughout; "It rains all year round on Skye"; "frigid weather the year around"

  2. [noun] a charge of ammunition for a single shot
    Synonyms: unit of ammunition, one shot

  3. [noun] an interval during which a recurring sequence of events occurs; "the neverending cycle of the seasons"
    Synonyms: cycle, rhythm

  4. [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: beat

  5. [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"

  6. [noun] the activity of playing 18 holes of golf; "a round of golf takes about 4 hours"
    Synonyms: of golf

  7. [noun] the usual activities in your day; "the doctor made his rounds"
    Synonyms: daily

  8. [noun] (sports) a period of play during which one team is on the offensive
    Synonyms: turn, bout

  9. [noun] the course along which communications spread; "the story is going the rounds in Washington"

  10. [noun] a serving to each of a group (usually alcoholic); "he ordered a second round"
    Synonyms: of drinks

  11. [noun] a cut of beef between the rump and the lower leg

  12. [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: troll

  13. [noun] an outburst of applause; "there was a round of applause"

  14. [noun] a crosspiece between the legs of a chair
    Synonyms: rung, stave

  15. [noun] any circular or rotating mechanism; "the machine punched out metal circles"
    Synonyms: circle

  16. [verb] wind around; move along a circular course; "round the bend"

  17. [verb] make round; "round the edges"
    Synonyms: out, off

  18. [verb] be around; "Developments surround the town"; "The river encircles the village"
    Synonyms: surenviron, encircle, circle, ring

  19. [verb] pronounce with rounded lips
    Synonyms: labialize, labialise

  20. [verb] attack in speech or writing; "The editors of the left-leaning paper attacked the new House Speaker"
    Synonyms: attack, assail, lash out, snipe, assault

  21. [verb] bring to a highly developed, finished, or refined state; "polish your social manners"
    Synonyms: polish, off, polish up, brush up

  22. [verb] express as a round number; "round off the amount"
    Synonyms: off, down, out

  23. [verb] become round, plump, or shapely; "The young woman is fleshing out"
    Synonyms: flesh out, fill out

  24. [adjective] having a circular shape
    Synonyms: circular

  25. [adjective] (of sounds) full and rich; "orotund tones"; "the rotund and reverberating phrase"; "pear-shaped vowels"
    Synonyms: orotund, rotund, pear-shaped

  26. [adjective] (of numbers) to the nearest ten, hundred, or thousand; "in round numbers"

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