Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun round

14 senses of round

Sense 1
round, unit of ammunition, one shot -- (a charge of ammunition for a single shot)
       => ammunition, ammo -- (projectiles to be fired from a gun)

Sense 2
cycle, rhythm, round -- (an interval during which a recurring sequence of events occurs; "the never-ending cycle of the seasons")
       => time interval, interval -- (a definite length of time marked off by two instants)

Sense 3
beat, round -- (a regular route for a sentry or policeman; "in the old days a policeman walked a beat and knew all his people by name")
       => path, route, itinerary -- (an established line of travel or access)

Sense 4
round -- ((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")
       => call -- (a visit in an official or professional capacity; "the pastor's calls on his parishioners"; "the salesman's call on a customer")

Sense 5
round of golf, round -- (the activity of playing 18 holes of golf; "a round of golf takes about 4 hours")
       => golf, golf game -- (a game played on a large open course with 9 or 18 holes; the object is use as few strokes as possible in playing all the holes)

Sense 6
round, daily round -- (the usual activities in your day; "the doctor made his rounds")
       => habitude -- (habitual mode of behavior)

Sense 7
turn, bout, round -- ((sports) a division during which one team is on the offensive)
       => part, section, division -- (one of the portions into which something is regarded as divided and which together constitute a whole; "the written part of the exam"; "the finance section of the company"; "the BBC's engineering division")

Sense 8
round -- (the course along which communications spread; "the story is going the rounds in Washington")
       => path, track, course -- (a line or route along which something travels or moves; "the hurricane demolished houses in its path"; "the track of an animal"; "the course of the river")

Sense 9
round, round of drinks -- (a serving to each of a group (usually alcoholic); "he ordered a second round")
       => helping, portion, serving -- (an individual quantity of food or drink taken as part of a meal; "the helpings were all small"; "his portion was larger than hers"; "there's enough for two servings each")

Sense 10
round -- (a cut of beef between the rump and the lower leg)
       => cut of beef -- (cut of meat from beef cattle)

Sense 11
round, troll -- (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")
       => partsong -- (a song with two or more voice parts)

Sense 12
round -- (an outburst of applause; "there was a round of applause")
       => applause, hand clapping, clapping -- (a demonstration of approval by clapping the hands together)

Sense 13
rung, round, stave -- (a crosspiece between the legs of a chair)
       => crosspiece -- (a transverse brace)

Sense 14
circle, round -- (any circular or rotating mechanism; "the machine punched out metal circles")
       => rotating mechanism -- (a mechanism that rotates)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb round

7 senses of round

Sense 1
round -- (wind around; move along a circular course; "round the bend")
       => travel, go, move, locomote -- (change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically; "How fast does your new car go?"; "We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus"; "The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect"; "The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell"; "news travelled fast")

Sense 2
round, round out, round off -- (make round; "round the edges")
       => shape, form -- (give shape or form to; "shape the dough"; "form the young child's character")

Sense 3
round, labialize, labialise -- (pronounce with rounded lips)
       => pronounce, articulate, enounce, sound out, enunciate, say -- (speak, pronounce, or utter in a certain way; "She pronounces French words in a funny way"; "I cannot say `zip wire'"; "Can the child sound out this complicated word?")

Sense 4
attack, round, assail, lash out, snipe, assault -- (attack in speech or writing; "The editors of the left-leaning paper attacked the new House Speaker")
       => knock, criticize, criticise, pick apart -- (find fault with; express criticism of; point out real or perceived flaws; "The paper criticized the new movie"; "Don't knock the food--it's free")

Sense 5
polish, round, round off, polish up, brush up -- (bring to a highly developed, finished, or refined state; "polish your social manners")
       => perfect, hone -- (make perfect or complete; "perfect your French in Paris!")

Sense 6
round off, round down, round out, round -- (express as a round number; "round off the amount")
       => change, alter, modify -- (cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue")

Sense 7
round, flesh out, fill out -- (become round, plump, or shapely; "The young woman is fleshing out")
       => gain, put on -- (increase (one's body weight); "She gained 20 pounds when she stopped exercising")

Antonyms of adj round

3 senses of round

Sense 1
round (vs. square), circular -- (having a circular shape)

square (vs. round) -- (having four equal sides and four right angles or forming a right angle; "a square peg in a round hole"; "a square corner")
        => quadrate -- (having four sides and four angles)
        => right-angled -- (forming a right angle or containing one or more right angles; "a right-angled bend")
        => squared -- (having been made square)
        => squarish -- (somewhat square in appearance or form)

Sense 2
orotund, rotund, round, pear-shaped -- ((of sounds) full and rich; "orotund tones"; "the rotund and reverberating phrase"; "pear-shaped vowels")

INDIRECT (VIA full) -> thin -- ((of sound) lacking resonance or volume; "a thin feeble cry")

Sense 3
round -- ((mathematics) expressed to the nearest integer, ten, hundred, or thousand; "in round numbers")

INDIRECT (VIA inexact) -> exact -- (marked by strict and particular and complete accordance with fact; "an exact mind"; "an exact copy"; "hit the exact center of the target")

Similarity of adj round

3 senses of round

Sense 1
round (vs. square), circular -- (having a circular shape)
       => apple-shaped -- (having the general shape of an apple)
       => ball-shaped, global, globose, globular, orbicular, spheric, spherical -- (having the shape of a sphere or ball; "a spherical object"; "nearly orbicular in shape"; "little globular houses like mud-wasp nests"- Zane Grey)
       => barrel-shaped -- (having the general shape of a barrel)
       => bulblike, bulbous, bulb-shaped -- (shaped like a bulb)
       => capitate -- (being abruptly enlarged and globose at the tip)
       => coccoid -- (spherical; like a coccus; "a coccoid microorganism")
       => cumuliform -- (shaped like a cumulus cloud)
       => discoid, discoidal, disklike, disclike, disk-shaped, disc-shaped -- (having a flat circular shape)
       => goblet-shaped -- (resembling the shape of a goblet)
       => moonlike, moon-round -- (resembling the moon in shape)
       => nutlike -- (resembling a nut in shape and size)
       => pancake-like -- (resembling a pancake in shape)
       => pear-shaped -- (having a round shape tapered at one end)
       => pinwheel-shaped -- (having the round shape of a pinwheel)
       => ringlike -- (having the shape of a ring)
       => roundish -- (somewhat round in appearance or form)
       => wheel-like -- (round like a wheel)
          Also See-> rounded#1

Sense 2
orotund, rotund, round, pear-shaped -- ((of sounds) full and rich; "orotund tones"; "the rotund and reverberating phrase"; "pear-shaped vowels")
       => full (vs. thin) -- ((of sound) having marked deepness and body; "full tones"; "a full voice")

Sense 3
round -- ((mathematics) expressed to the nearest integer, ten, hundred, or thousand; "in round numbers")
       => inexact (vs. exact) -- (not exact)

Synonyms of adv round

1 sense of round

Sense 1
round, around -- (from beginning to end; throughout; "It rains all year round on Skye"; "frigid weather the year around")

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