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Definition of Round

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Round Round, v. i. & t. [From Roun.] To whisper. [obs.] --Shak. Holland. The Bishop of Glasgow rounding in his ear, ``Ye are not a wise man,' . . . he rounded likewise to the bishop, and said, ``Wherefore brought ye me here?' --Calderwood.
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Round Round, v. i. 1. To grow round or full; hence, to attain to fullness, completeness, or perfection. The queen your mother rounds apace. --Shak. So rounds he to a separate mind, From whence clear memory may begin. --Tennyson. 2. To go round, as a guard. [Poetic]
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Round Round, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Rounded; p. pr. & vb. n. Rounding.] 1. 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. Worms with many feet, which round themselves into balls, are bred chiefly under logs of timber. --Bacon. The figures on our modern medals are raised and rounded to a very great perfection. --Addison. 2. To surround; to encircle; to encompass. The inclusive verge Of golden metal that must round my brow. --Shak. 3. To bring to fullness or completeness; to complete; hence, to bring to a fit conclusion. We are such stuff As dreams are made on, and our little life Is rounded with a sleep. --Shak. 4. To go round wholly or in part; to go about (a corner or point); as, to round a corner; to round Cape Horn. 5. To make full, smooth, and flowing; as, to round periods in writing. --Swift. To round in (Naut.) To haul up; usually, to haul the slack of (a rope) through its leading block, or to haul up (a tackle which hangs loose) by its fall. --Totten. (b) To collect together (cattle) by riding around them, as on cattle ranches
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Round Round, 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. The serpent Error twines round human hearts. --Cowper. Round about, an emphatic form for round or about. ``Moses . . . set them [The elders] round about the tabernacle.' --Num. xi. 24. To come round, to gain the consent of, or circumvent, (a person) by flattery or deception. [Colloq.]

Meaning of Round from wikipedia

- Round or rounds may refer to: The contour of a closed curve or surface with no sharp corners, such as an ellipse, circle, rounded rectangle, cant, or...
- Rounding a number means replacing it with a different number that is approximately equal to the original, but has a shorter, simpler, or more explicit...
- "Round and Round the Garden" is an English language nursery rhyme typically accompanied by a fingerplay. It has a Roud Folk Song Index number of 19235...
- "Round Round" is a song performed by British girl group Sugababes. It was written by group members Keisha Buchanan, Mutya Buena, and Heidi Range, as well...
- "Round and Round" is a song by the American band Ratt. It was released as a single in 1984 on Atlantic Records. The song was written by group members...
- The Round Table is King Arthur's famed table in the Arthurian legend, around which he and his knights congregate. As its name suggests, it has no head...
- Round and Round may refer to: Round and Round (painting technique), a painting technique "Round and Round" (Shapiro/Stallman song), 1957 "Round and Round"...
- A round steak is a beef steak from the "round", the rear leg of the cow. The round is divided into cuts including the eye (of) round, bottom round, and...
- The AFC second round of 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification, which also serves as the second round of 2023 AFC Asian Cup qualification, is being pla****...
- A round-robin tournament (or all-play-all tournament) is a competition in which each contestant meets all other contestants in turn. A round-robin contrasts...
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