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[n] the usual activities in your day; "the doctor made his rounds"
[n] the activity of playing 18 holes of golf; "a round of golf takes about 4 hours"
[n] (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"
[n] any circular or rotating mechanism; "the machine punched out metal circles"
[n] a charge of ammunition for a single shot
[n] a crosspiece between the legs of a chair
[n] an outburst of applause; "there was a round of applause"
[n] 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"
[n] a cut of beef between the rump and the lower leg
[n] a serving to each of a group (usually alcoholic); "he ordered a second round"
[n] a regular route for a sentry or policeman; "in the old days a policeman walked a beat and knew all his people by name"
[n] the course along which communications spread; "the story is going the rounds in Washington"
[n] (in sports) a period of play during which one team is on the offensive
[n] an interval during which a recurring sequence of events occurs; "the neverending cycle of the seasons"
[adv] from beginning to end; throughout; "It rains all year round on Skye"; "frigid weather the year around"
[adj] (of numbers) to the nearest ten, hundred, or thousand; "in round numbers"
[adj] (of sounds) full and rich; "orotund tones"; "the rotund and reverberating phrase"; "pear-shaped vowels"
[adj] having a circular shape
[v] become round, plump, or shapely
[v] make round
[v] express as a round number; "round off the amount"
[v] bring to a highly developed, finished, or refined state; "polish your social manners"
[v] attack verbally, in speech or writing; "The editors of the left-leaning paper attacked the new House Speaker"
[v] pronounce with rounded lips
[v] wind around; move along a circular course
[v] be around; "Developments surround the town"; "The river encircles the village"

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