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 rounded

1 sense of rounded

Sense 1
rounded (vs. angular) -- (curving and somewhat round in shape rather than jagged; "low rounded hills"; "rounded shoulders")

angular (vs. rounded), angulate -- (having angles or an angular shape)
        => angled -- (forming or set at an angle; "angled parking")
        => asteroid, star-shaped -- (shaped like a star)
        => bicuspid, bicuspidate -- (having two cusps or points (especially a molar tooth); "bicuspid teeth"; "bicuspid leaves")
        => cuspate, cuspated, cusped, cuspidal, cuspidate, cuspidated -- (having cusps or points)
        => equiangular -- (having all angles equal)
        => isogonic -- (having or making equal angles)
        => rectangular -- (having four right angles; "a rectangular figure twice as long as it is wide")
        => sharp-cornered, sharp-angled -- (having sharp corners)
        => square-shaped -- (shaped like a square)
        => three-cornered -- (having three corners; "a three-cornered hat")
        => triangular -- (having three angles; forming or shaped like a triangle; "a triangular figure"; "a triangular pyrimid has a triangle for a base")
        => tricuspid, tricuspidate -- (having three cusps or points (especially a molar tooth); "tricuspid molar"; "tricuspid valve")
        => unicuspid -- (having a single cusp or point; "a unicuspid tooth")

Similarity of adj rounded

1 sense of rounded

Sense 1
rounded (vs. angular) -- (curving and somewhat round in shape rather than jagged; "low rounded hills"; "rounded shoulders")
       => allantoid, sausage-shaped -- (shaped like a sausage)
       => almond-shaped, amygdaliform, amygdaloid, amygdaloidal -- (shaped like an almond)
       => annular, annulate, annulated, circinate, ringed, ring-shaped, doughnut-shaped -- (shaped like a ring)
       => aspheric, aspherical -- (varying slightly from a perfectly spherical shape)
       => auriform, ear-shaped, ear-like -- (having a shape resembling an ear)
       => bean-shaped -- (having a shape resembling a bean)
       => bowfront -- (having an outward curving front; "a bowfront dresser"; "a bowfront house")
       => crescent (prenominal), crescent-shaped, semilunar, lunate -- (resembling the new moon in shape)
       => cycloid, cycloidal -- (resembling a circle)
       => cylindrical, cylindric -- (having the form of a cylinder)
       => disciform -- (having a round or oval shape like a disc; "a disciform skin lesion")
       => domed, vaulted -- (having a hemispherical vault or dome)
       => dome-shaped -- (having the shape of a dome)
       => egg-shaped, elliptic, elliptical, oval, oval-shaped, ovate, oviform, ovoid, prolate -- (rounded like an egg)
       => ellipsoid, ellipsoidal, spheroidal -- (having the nature or shape of an ellipsoid)
       => hyperboloidal -- (having the shape of a hyperboloid)
       => lingulate, tongue-shaped -- (shaped like a tongue)
       => olivelike, olive-like -- (resembling an olive)
       => parabolic, parabolical -- (having the form of a parabola)
       => paraboloidal -- (having the shape of a paraboloid)
       => pillar-shaped -- (shaped like a cylindrical pillar)
       => pineal -- (having the form of a pine cone)
       => plumlike -- (resembling a plum fruit)
       => rod-shaped, rodlike -- (resembling a rod)
       => rotund -- (spherical in shape)
       => terete -- (especially of plant parts; cylindrical and tapering)
       => umbrellalike -- (resembling an umbrella)
          Also See-> coiled#1; fat#1; oblate#1, pumpkin-shaped#1; prolate#1, watermelon-shaped#1; round#1, circular#1

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