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  1. from beginning to end; throughout; "It rains all year round on Skye"; "frigid weather the year around" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. a regular route for a sentry or policeman; "in the old days a policeman walked a beat and knew all his people by name" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. (in sports) a period of play during which one team is on the offensive Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. bring to a highly developed, finished, or refined state; "polish your social manners" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. be around; "Developments surround the town"; "The river encircles the village" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. any circular or rotating mechanism; "the machine punched out metal circles" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. having a circular shape Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  8. an interval during which a recurring sequence of events occurs; "the neverending cycle of the seasons" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  9. the usual activities in your day; "the doctor made his rounds" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  10. pronounce with rounded lips Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  11. a charge of ammunition for a single shot Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  12. (of sounds) full and rich; "orotund tones"; "the rotund and reverberating phrase"; "pear-shaped vowels" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  13. the activity of playing 18 holes of golf; "a round of golf takes about 4 hours" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  14. (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" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  15. a crosspiece between the legs of a chair Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  16. an outburst of applause; "there was a round of applause" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  17. 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" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  18. a cut of beef between the rump and the lower leg Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  19. express as a round number; "round off the amount" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  20. a serving to each of a group (usually alcoholic); "he ordered a second round" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  21. the course along which communications spread; "the story is going the rounds in Washington" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  22. (sports) a period of play during which one team is on the offensive Wordnet Dictionary DB
  23. become round, plump, or shapely; "The young woman is fleshing out" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  24. attack in speech or writing; "The editors of the left-leaning paper attacked the new House Speaker" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  25. wind around; move along a circular course; "round the bend" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  26. (of numbers) to the nearest ten, hundred, or thousand; "in round numbers" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  27. On all sides; around. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  28. To whisper. Webster Dictionary DB
  29. Having every portion of the surface or of the circumference equally distant from the center; spherical; circular; having a form approaching a spherical or a circular shape; orbicular; globular; as, a round ball. Webster Dictionary DB
  30. Having the form of a cylinder; cylindrical; as, the barrel of a musket is round. Webster Dictionary DB
  31. Having a curved outline or form; especially, one like the arc of a circle or an ellipse, or a portion of the surface of a sphere; rotund; bulging; protuberant; not angular or pointed; as, a round arch; round hills. Webster Dictionary DB
  32. Not inconsiderable; large; hence, generous; free; as, a round price. Webster Dictionary DB
  33. Uttered or emitted with a full tone; as, a round voice; a round note. Webster Dictionary DB
  34. Outspoken; plain and direct; unreserved; unqualified; not mincing; as, a round answer; a round oath. Webster Dictionary DB
  35. A series of changes or events ending where it began; a series of like events recurring in continuance; a cycle; a periodical revolution; as, the round of the seasons; a round of pleasures. Webster Dictionary DB
  36. A course of action or conduct performed by a number of persons in turn, or one after another, as if seated in a circle. Webster Dictionary DB
  37. A series of duties or tasks which must be performed in turn, and then repeated. Webster Dictionary DB
  38. A circular dance. Webster Dictionary DB
  39. That which goes round a whole circle or company; as, a round of applause. Webster Dictionary DB
  40. Rotation, as in office; succession. Webster Dictionary DB
  41. The step of a ladder; a rundle or rung; also, a crosspiece which joins and braces the legs of a chair. Webster Dictionary DB
  42. A course ending where it began; a circuit; a beat; especially, one freguently or regulary traversed; also, the act of traversing a circuit; as, a watchman's round; the rounds of the postman. Webster Dictionary DB
  43. A general discharge of firearms by a body of troops in which each soldier fires once. Webster Dictionary DB
  44. Ammunition for discharging a piece or pieces once; as, twenty rounds of ammunition were given out. Webster Dictionary DB
  45. A short vocal piece, resembling a catch in which three or four voices follow each other round in a species of canon in the unison. Webster Dictionary DB
  46. The time during which prize fighters or boxers are in actual contest without an intermission, as prescribed by their rules; a bout. Webster Dictionary DB
  47. A brewer's vessel in which the fermentation is concluded, the yeast escaping through the bunghole. Webster Dictionary DB
  48. A vessel filled, as for drinking. Webster Dictionary DB
  49. An assembly; a group; a circle; as, a round of politicians. Webster Dictionary DB
  50. See Roundtop. Webster Dictionary DB
  51. Same as Round of beef, below. Newage Dictionary DB
  52. Circularly; in a circular form or manner; by revolving or reversing one's position; as, to turn one's head round; a wheel turns round. Webster Dictionary DB
  53. In circumference; as, a ball is ten inches round. Webster Dictionary DB
  54. By or in a circuit; by a course longer than the direct course; back to the starting point. Webster Dictionary DB
  55. Through a circle, as of friends or houses. Webster Dictionary DB
  56. Roundly; fully; vigorously. Webster Dictionary DB
  57. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  58. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  59. To surround; to encircle; to encompass. Webster Dictionary DB
  60. To bring to fullness or completeness; to complete; hence, to bring to a fit conclusion. Webster Dictionary DB
  61. To go round wholly or in part; to go about (a corner or point); as, to round a corner; to round Cape Horn. Webster Dictionary DB
  62. To make full, smooth, and flowing; as, to round periods in writing. Webster Dictionary DB
  63. To grow round or full; hence, to attain to fullness, completeness, or perfection. Webster Dictionary DB
  64. To go round, as a guard. Webster Dictionary DB
  65. To go or turn round; to wheel about. Webster Dictionary DB
  66. Full; complete; not broken; not fractional; approximately in even units, tens, hundreds, thousands, etc.; - said of numbers. Webster Dictionary DB
  67. Modified, as a vowel, by contraction of the lip opening, making the opening more or less round in shape; rounded; labialized; labial. See Guide to Pronunciation, 11. Webster Dictionary DB
  68. Full and smoothly expanded; not defective or abrupt; finished; polished; - said of style, or of authors with reference to their style. Webster Dictionary DB
  69. Complete and consistent; fair; just; - applied to conduct. Webster Dictionary DB
  70. Anything round, as a circle, a globe, a ring. The golden round [the crown]. Webster Dictionary DB
  71. A walk performed by a guard or an officer round the rampart of a garrison, or among sentinels, to see that the sentinels are faithful and all things safe; also, the guard or officer, with his attendants, who performs this duty; - usually in the plural. Webster Dictionary DB
  72. Same as of beef, below. Webster Dictionary DB
  73. From one side or party to another; as to come or turn round, - that is, to change sides or opinions. Webster Dictionary DB
  74. Circular; spherical; cylindrical, as a gun barrel; having a curved outline or surface; as, a round arch; a round cheek; whole; complete; as, a round dozen; going from and returning to the same place; as, a round trip; liberal; large; as, a round sum; easy and energetic in motion; as, a round pace; full in sound; as, the round tones of a voice; well-balanced; as, a round sentence; bold; outspoken; as, a round rebuke; approximately, divisible by ten as, round numbers. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  75. A circle, cylinder, or globe; a fixed course or route; a beat; as, a policeman's round; routine; as, the day's round of duties; a series of events, acts, etc.; as, a round of gaiety; a circular dance; a course of action in which a number of persons take part at one time; as, a round of cheers; one of a number of repeated actions; as, a round of whist; a simultaneous discharge of shots by each soldier or gun in a company or detail; ammunition needed for such a discharge; the rung of a ladder; a crossbar connecting the legs of a chair. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  76. To give a curved form to; travel or pass around; as, in sailing, to round a cape; to bring to completion; finish; as, to round out a plan; fill out smoothly or musically; as, to round out a sentence. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  77. To become curved, spherical, or circular in form; to wheel about; to grow full, complete, or perfect. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  78. On all sides, so as to encircle; as, the people gathered round; with a rotating motion; as, the wheel turns round; from one side or party to another; as, he came round to their belief; from person to person or point to point; as, not food enough to go round. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  79. About; on every side of; past so as to encircle. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  80. Roundly. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  81. Roundness. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  82. Circular. A practical medical dictionary. By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop. Published 1920.
  83. Circular: globular: cylindrical: whole: complete: plump: large: smooth: flowing: open: plain: positive: bold: brisk. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  84. In a round manner: on all sides: from one side or party to another: circularly. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  85. Around: on every side of: all over. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  86. That which is round: a circle or globe: a series of actions: the time of such a series: a turn: routine: revolution: cycle: an accustomed walk: a step of a ladder: a song or dance having a frequent return to the same point: a volley or general discharge of firearms: that in which a whole company takes part. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  87. To make round: to surround: to go round: to complete: to make full and flowing. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  88. To grow or become round or full: to go round. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  89. A circle or globe; regular course; step of a ladder; volley. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  90. Around; about. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  91. Circular; globular; cylindrical; plump; positive. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  92. On all sides; circularly. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  93. To make or become round or complete. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  94. To make or become round; go round; complete. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  95. Almost or quite circular, spherical, or cylindrical; not angular; curved. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  96. Free from fractions; also, divisible by ten, disregarding the smaller denominations. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  97. Something that is round, as a globe, ring, or cylinder; an orb; a sphere. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  98. A series of recurrent movements; a circuit; routine; melody in which several voices join at intervals. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  99. With a rotating motion. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  100. Through a circle or circuit. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  101. On every side of, or nearly so; in such a manner as to encircle. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  102. Having the form of a circle, arch, sphere, or cylinder; full; large; smooth; flowing; plain; candid; brisk; plump; positive; said of a number that ends with a cipher, and is divisible by ten. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  103. On all sides; circularly; from one side or party to another; not in a direct line. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  104. On every side of; about. To come or get round one, to gain advantage by flattery or deception. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  105. That which is round; a circle or a sphere; that which goes or passes round or the passage round; a recurring series; rotation; the step of a ladder; walk round of an officer or guard; beat; a short composition in three or more parts; a returning dance; a general discharge of fire-arms, in which each soldier fires once. A round of cartridges, one cartridge to each man. A round of beef, a cut of the thigh through and across the bone. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  106. To make round; to make circular, spherical, or cylindrical; to encircle; to move round or about; to make full, smooth, and flowing. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  107. To grow or become round; to go round. To round to, to turn to the wind. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  108. Circular; globular; smooth or flowing; not defective or abrupt; not inconsiderable; large; quick, as to travel at a round rate; bold. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  109. On all sides; every way; not in a direct line. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  110. On every side of; about; all over. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  111. A circle; a globe; a sphere; an action or passage in a circle returning to the point of commencement; a walk or circuit performed by a guard or an officer among sentinels; a revolution or rotation; the step of a ladder; a volley, as of firearms by troops; a short song or catch in parts returning to the same point in the performance. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  112. To make circular; to become round; to encircle; to make protuberant; to make full, smooth, and flowing. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  113. Full; complete; not broken; not fractional; approximately in even units, tens, hundreds, thousands, etc.; -- said of numbers. mso.anu.edu.au
  114. Full and smoothly expanded; not defective or abrupt; finished; polished; -- said of style, or of authors with reference to their style. mso.anu.edu.au
  115. Complete and consistent; fair; just; -- applied to conduct. mso.anu.edu.au
  116. A walk performed by a guard or an officer round the rampart of a garrison, or among sentinels, to see that the sentinels are faithful and all things safe; also, the guard or officer, with his attendants, who performs this duty; -- usually in the plural. mso.anu.edu.au
  117. From one side or party to another; as to come or turn round, -- that is, to change sides or opinions. mso.anu.edu.au
  118. Full; complete; not broken; not fractional; approximately in even units, tens, hundreds, thousands, etc.; said of numbers. dictgcide_fs
  119. Modified, as a vowel, by contraction of the lip opening, making the opening more or less round in shape; rounded; labialized; labial. See Guide to Pronunciation, dictgcide_fs
  120. Full and smoothly expanded; not defective or abrupt; finished; polished; said of style, or of authors with reference to their style. dictgcide_fs
  121. Complete and consistent; fair; just; applied to conduct. dictgcide_fs
  122. Anything round, as a circle, a globe, a ring. round Shak. dictgcide_fs
  123. One work cycle, consisting of drilling blast holes, loading them with explosive, blasting, mucking out, and, if necessary, installing temporary support. dictgcide_fs
  124. A complete set of plays in a game or contest covering a standard number of individual plays or parts; as, a round of golf; a round of tennis. dictgcide_fs
  125. One set of games in a tournament. dictgcide_fs
  126. A walk performed by a guard or an officer round the rampart of a garrison, or among sentinels, to see that the sentinels are faithful and all things safe; also, the guard or officer, with his attendants, who performs this duty; usually in the plural. dictgcide_fs
  127. A vessel filled, as for drinking; as, to drink a round od ale together. dictgcide_fs
  128. From one side or party to another; as to come or turn round, that is, to change sides or opinions. dictgcide_fs
  129. rownd, v.t. (Spens.) to address in a whisper. [A.S. runian, to whisper.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  130. rownd, adj. circular: globular: cylindrical: whole: complete: plump: large: not inconsiderable, as a sum: whole, unbroken: smooth-flowing, continuous, as a sound: full, expressive: open: plain: positive: bold, brisk, without hesitation or delicacy, plain-spoken: candid, as a 'round unvarnished tale': severe: well turned, in a literary sense: periodic: (archit.) vaulted.--adv. on all sides: every way: circularly: in a revolution: from one side or party to another: not in a direct line, circuitously: in a round manner: from beginning to end.--prep. around: on every side of: all over.--n. that which is round: a circle or globe: a series of actions: the time of such a series: a turn: routine: revolution: cycle: an accustomed walk: a rundle or step of a ladder: a song or dance having a frequent return to the same point: a volley or general discharge of firearms, a single charge of ammunition for a musket or field-piece: that in which a whole company takes part, as a treat of liquor, &c.: prescribed circuit, as a policeman's round: the whole scope, as the round of science: one of a series, as rounds of applause: a bout in a boxing match: a brewer's vessel for holding beer while undergoing fermentation.--v.t. to make round: to surround: to go round: to complete: to make full and flowing: to encircle: to make a course round.--v.i. to grow or become round or full: to go round: to go the rounds, as a guard.--adj. ROUND'ABOUT, encircling: circuitous: indirect.--n. a horizontal revolving wheel on which children ride: a round-dance: a short jacket.--adv. ROUND'ABOUTLY.--ns. ROUND'ABOUTNESS; ROUND'-ALL, an acrobatic feat.--adjs. ROUND'-ARCHED, of a style characterised by semicircular arches; ROUND'-ARM, in cricket, swinging the arm more or less horizontally; ROUND'-BACKED, having a round or curved back: round-shouldered; ROUND'-CREST'ED, fan-crested.--ns. ROUND'-DANCE, a dance in a circle, or in which the couples wheel; ROUND'ER, one that frequents a place: a tool for making an edge round: (pl.) an English game out of which base-ball grew, played with a small ball and a bat about two feet long.--adj. ROUND'-FACED, having a round face.--ns. ROUND'-FISH, the common carp: the shadwaiter; ROUND'HAND, a style of penmanship in which the letters are well rounded and free; ROUND'HEAD, a Puritan, so called in the time of Charles I. from the Puritan fashion of having the hair cut close to the head.--adj. ROUND'HEADED.--ns. ROUND'-HOUSE, in ships, a cabin or house on the after-part of the quarterdeck: on American railways, an engine-house; ROUND'ING, in bookbinding, the shaping the folded and sewed sheets into a convex form at the back; ROUND'ING-MACHINE', various machines for producing round forms, as a machine for sawing out circular heads for casks; ROUND'ING-PLANE, a woodworking tool for rounding the handles of rakes, &c.; ROUND'ING-TOOL, an instrument used in forging for rounding a rod: a kind of draw-plate in saddlery for shaping round leather straps; ROUND'-[=I]'RON, a plumber's tool for finishing soldered work.--adj. ROUND'ISH, somewhat round.--ns. ROUND'ISHNESS; ROUND'LE (Spens.), a roundelay; ROUND'LET, a little circle.--adv. ROUND'LY, in a round manner: fully: completely: boldly: openly: plainly: briskly: generally.--adj. ROUND'-MOUTHED (zool.), having a mouth without any lower jaw.--n. ROUND'NESS, quality of being round, globular, or cylindrical: cylindrical form: fullness: smoothness of flow: plainness: boldness: a kind of muff.--n.pl. ROUND'-NUM'BERS, an indefinite or approximate statement of a number, as a population, say, of 10,000.--v.t. ROUND'-RIDGE, to plough into round ridges.--ns. ROUNDS'MAN (U.S.), a policeman who acts as inspector; ROUND'-STONE, small stones used for paving; ROUND'-T[=A]'BLE, the group of twelve knights, the bravest of all the throng, who form the centre of the mythical King Arthur's retinue, sitting with the king at a round table; ROUND'-TOP, a round platform at the mast-head.--n.pl. ROUND'-TOW'ERS, tall narrow circular towers tapering gradually from the base to the summit, found abundantly in Ireland, and occasionally in Scotland, now generally believed to be the work of Christian architects and built for religious purposes.--n. ROUND'-UP, the forming of upward curves: the bringing together of all the cattle in a ranch: a finishing of an arrangement: the convexity of a deck.--adj. ROUND'-WINGED, having rounded wings, as some British moths.--n. ROUND'-WORM, one of a class of worms (Nematoda) in which the body is elongated and more or less cylindrical, most of them parasitic--opposed to the flatworms or Plathelminthes, such as tapeworms and flukes.--ROUND ABOUT, in an opposite direction: an emphatic form of round; ROUND OF BEEF, a cut of the thigh, through and across the bone; ROUND OFF, to finish completely; ROUND TO, to turn the head of a ship to the wind.--ALL ROUND, in all respects; BRING ROUND (see BRING); COME ROUND (see COME); SCOLD ROUNDLY, to bring to book. [O. Fr. roond (Fr. rond)--L. rotundus--rota, a wheel.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  131. Anatomists have given this name to many organs whose fibres are collected in round fasciculi. See Ceres. Medical Lexicon. A Dictionary of Medical Science
  132. Spherical or circular or cylindrical or approaching these forms, presenting convex outline or surface, (the r. world; r. shot, spherical ball for smooth-bore cannon; r. buckler, hole, mat, of circular outline; r. table, with disk top; the R. Table, at which Arthur& his knights sat that none might have precedence; r. table conference, held at r. table for same purpose; r. game, proper for r. table, players being of any number& without sides or partners; r. face, as broad as long; r. jacket, cut level below, without skirts; r. hand or text, writing with bold curves; r. tower, post, limbs; r. arch, semicircular as in Romanesque, opp. pointed; r. cheeks, plump, not hollow; r. shoulders, so bent forward that back is convex, whence round-shouldered a.; r. vowel in Phonet., pronounced with rounded lips); done with or involving circular motion (r. dance, waltz; r. trip, voyage, with return to starting-point; r. or r.-arm or r.-hand bowling, with arm swung horizontally, cf. underhand, overhand; r. towel, endless on roller; r. robin, written petition with signatures in circle to conceal order in which they were written); entire, continuous, all together, not broken or defective or scanty, sound, smooth, plain, genuine, candid, outspoken, (r. dozen, score, that& no less, so many together; r. numbers, tens, hundreds, &c., with neglect of minor denominations, whence= roughly correct; a r. sum, considerable; a r. style, flowing; at a r. trot, vigorous; a r. voice, not harsh; r. unvarnished tale, the plain truth; be r. with one, archaic, speak home-truths to him; a r. oath, unmistakable); roundhead, member of Parliament party in 17th-c. civil war (from custom of wearing hair close cut); r.-house, (Hist.) lock-up or place of detention, (Naut.) cabin or set of cabins on after part of quarterdeck (chiefly in old sailing-ships); r.-top, platform about masthead, formerly circular. Hence roundish (2) a., roundness n. [old French] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  133. R. object (this earthly r., earth; rr. of ladder, rungs; r. of beef, thick disk from haunch as joint; r. of toast, disk &c. cut across loaf); (Sculpt.) solid form as opp. relief; circumference, bounds, extent, of (in all the r. of Nature); revolving motion, circular or circuitous or recurring course, circuit. cycle, series, (the earth in its daily or yearly r.; the daily r., ordinary occupations of the day; go for a good r., long walk out& home; a r. of days, pleasures, visits; make, go, one\'s rr., take customary walk esp. of inspection; make the r. of, go r.; news, story, goes the r., is passed on), (Mil.) watch that goes r. inspecting sentinels or circuit it makes, (Golf) playing of all holes in course once, (Mus.) kind of canon for three or more equal voices; allowance of something distributed or measured out, one of set or series, one bout or spell, one stage in competition. (serve out a r. of spirit, 20 rr. of ball cartridge; never fired a single r.; r. after r. of cheers; a fight of ten rr.; threw up the sponge after the third r.; the winners, in the first r. are paired for the second); roundsman, tradesman\'s employee going r. for orders& with goods. [French] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  134. With more or less circular motion, with return to starting-point after such motion, with rotation, with change to opposite position lit. or fig., (sun goes, summer comes, r.; brings us r. to winter; sleep the clock r., for twelve or twenty-four hours; all the year r.; 6in. r., in girth; wheels go r.; he turned short r.; soon won him r.); to or at or affecting all or many points of a circumference or area or members of a company &c., in every direction from a centre or within a radius, (glasses r., for all present to drink; tea was served r.; send r. the HAT; Home Rule all r., for each nationality; an all-r. man, one of varied talents; show one r., take him to all points of interest; room hung r. with portraits; spread destruction r.; all the neighbours for a mile r.); by circuitous way (will you jump or go r.?; go a long way r.; ask one r., out of his house into one\'s own; order the carriage r., from coach-house to door); all r., right r., r. & r., emphatic forms of r.; r. about, in a ring (about), all r. (adv. & prep.), on all sides (of), with change to opposite position, circuitously; roundabout, (n.) circuitous way, piece of circumlocution, merry-go-r., (adj.) circuitous, circumlocutory, plump or stout. (Prep.) so as to encircle or enclose (tour r. the world; has a wrapper r. her); with successive visits to, at or to points on the circumference of, (hawks them r. the cafes; station them r. the field; seated r. the table); in various directions from or with regard to (diffuses cheerfulness r. her; shells bursting r. me); having as axis of revolution or central point (turns r. its centre of gravity; argue r. & r. subject, not come to close quarters with it; write book r. a subject); so as to double or pass in curved course, having thus passed. in the position that would result from thus passing, (go, be, find person, r. the corner; GET r.); all r., right r., r. & r., emphatic forms of r. Concise Oxford Dictionary
  135. Invest with, assume, r. shape (rounded eyes, mouth; her form is rounding; r. vowel, pronounce it with rounded lips; r. off or r. the angles, make them less sharp; r. dog\'s ears, crop them); bring to complete or symmetrical or well-ordered state (often off; r. off or r. a sentence, estate, career); gather up (cattle, & transf.) by riding r., whence round-up n.; pass r., double, (cape &c.); turn (t. & i.) r. (rare, chiefly naut.; rounded on his heel to look at me; r. boat off &c., turn her to meet wave &c.; ship rounds to, comes to wind& heaves to; r. on of informer, peach upon). Concise Oxford Dictionary
  136. (archaic). Whisper (t. &i.; chiefly w. double obj. as rounded him in the ear that, told him secretly that). [old English] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  137. n. A circular body or circle in motion; a globe: a sphere: orb: — revolution: — a series of events ending where it began; a cycle;—a course of action or conduct performed by a number of persons in turn;—a carousal; bumpers; toast;—walk by a guard or officer to visit the posts, sentries, &c;-. the beat of a policeman, watchman, &c.;-circular dance;-rotation, as in office: succession;-the step of a ladder;—& short, vocal piece, in which three or four voices follow each other in a species of fugue in unison;—a general discharged of firearms by a body of troops in which each soldier fires once. Cabinet Dictionary
  138. adv. On all sides; around;— circularly; -by or in a circuit; back to the starting point. Cabinet Dictionary
  139. prep. On every side of; around;— about. Cabinet Dictionary

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