Synonyms of round


1. round, unit of ammunition, one shot, ammunition, ammo

usage: a charge of ammunition for a single shot

2. cycle, rhythm, round, time interval, interval

usage: an interval during which a recurring sequence of events occurs; "the never-ending cycle of the seasons"

3. beat, round, path, route, itinerary

usage: a regular route for a sentry or policeman; "in the old days a policeman walked a beat and knew all his people by name"

4. round, call

usage: (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"

5. round of golf, round, golf, golf game

usage: the activity of playing 18 holes of golf; "a round of golf takes about 4 hours"

6. round, daily round, habitude

usage: the usual activities in your day; "the doctor made his rounds"

7. turn, bout, round, part, section, division

usage: (sports) a division during which one team is on the offensive

8. round, path, track, course

usage: the course along which communications spread; "the story is going the rounds in Washington"

9. round, round of drinks, helping, portion, serving

usage: a serving to each of a group (usually alcoholic); "he ordered a second round"

10. round, cut of beef

usage: a cut of beef between the rump and the lower leg

11. round, troll, partsong

usage: 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"

12. round, applause, hand clapping, clapping

usage: an outburst of applause; "there was a round of applause"

13. rung, round, stave, crosspiece

usage: a crosspiece between the legs of a chair

14. circle, round, rotating mechanism

usage: any circular or rotating mechanism; "the machine punched out metal circles"


1. round, travel, go, move, locomote

usage: wind around; move along a circular course; "round the bend"

2. round, round out, round off, shape, form

usage: make round; "round the edges"

3. round, labialize, labialise, pronounce, articulate, enounce, sound out, enunciate, say

usage: pronounce with rounded lips

4. attack, round, assail, lash out, snipe, assault, knock, criticize, criticise, pick apart

usage: attack in speech or writing; "The editors of the left-leaning paper attacked the new House Speaker"

5. polish, round, round off, polish up, brush up, perfect, hone

usage: bring to a highly developed, finished, or refined state; "polish your social manners"

6. round off, round down, round out, round, change, alter, modify

usage: express as a round number; "round off the amount"

7. round, flesh out, fill out, gain, put on

usage: become round, plump, or shapely; "The young woman is fleshing out"


1. round (vs. square), circular, apple-shaped, ball-shaped, global, globose, globular, orbicular, spheric, spherical, barrel-shaped, bulblike, bulbous, bulb-shaped, capitate, coccoid, cumuliform, discoid, discoidal, disklike, disclike, disk-shaped, disc-shaped, goblet-shaped, moonlike, moon-round, nutlike, pancake-like, pear-shaped, pinwheel-shaped, ringlike, roundish, wheel-like, rounded

usage: having a circular shape

2. orotund, rotund, round, pear-shaped, full (vs. thin)

usage: (of sounds) full and rich; "orotund tones"; "the rotund and reverberating phrase"; "pear-shaped vowels"

3. round, inexact (vs. exact)

usage: (mathematics) expressed to the nearest integer, ten, hundred, or thousand; "in round numbers"


1. round, around

usage: from beginning to end; throughout; "It rains all year round on Skye"; "frigid weather the year around"

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