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Definizione monolingua e traduzione round

Inglese grammatica



round (third-person singular simple present rounds, present participle rounding, simple past and past participle rounded)

  1. (transitive) To shape something into a curve.
    The carpenter rounded the edges of the table.
  2. (intransitive) To become shaped into a curve.
    • 1900, Charles W. Chesnutt, The House Behind the Cedars, Chapter I,
      The girls figure, he perceived, was admirably proportioned; she was evidently at the period when the angles of childhood were rounding into the promising curves of adolescence.
  3. (with ""out"") To finish; to complete; to fill out.
    She rounded out her education with only a single mathematics class.
  4. (intransitive) To approximate a number, especially a decimal number by the closest whole number.
    Ninety-five rounds up to one hundred.
  5. (transitive) To turn past a boundary.
    Helen watched him until he rounded the corner.
  6. (intransitive) To turn and attack someone or something (used with on).
    As a group of policemen went past him, one of them rounded on him, grabbing him by the arm.
  7. (transitive, baseball) To advance to home plate.
    And the runners round the bases on the double by Jones.
  8. (transitive) To go round, pass, go past
    • 2011 March 2, Andy Campbell, “Celtic 1 - 0 Rangers”, BBC:
      Diouf rounded Zaluska near the byeline and crossed but Daniel Majstorovic headed away and Celtic eventually mopped up the danger.

round (plural rounds)

  1. A circular object.
    • 1955, William Golding, The Inheritors, Faber and Faber 2005, p. 50:
      All at once the sun was through, a round of dulled silver, racing slantwise through the clouds yet always staying in the same place.
  2. A circular or repetitious route; hospital rounds.
    The guards have started their rounds; the prisoner should be caught soon.
  3. An general outburst from a group of people at an event.
    The candidate got a round of applause after every sentence or two.
  4. A song that is sung by groups of people with each subset of people starting at a different time.
  5. A serving of something; a portion of something to each person in a group.
    They brought us a round of drinks about every thirty minutes.
  6. A single individual portion or dose of medicine.
    • 2009, Patrick Condon, ""Boy with cancer, mom return home"", Associated Press, printed in Austin American-Statesman, 2009 May 26, page A4:
      Daniel underwent one round of chemotherapy in February but stopped after that single treatment, citing religious beliefs.
  7. (art) A long-bristled, circular-headed paintbrush used in oil and acrylic painting.
  8. A firearm cartridge, bullet, or any individual ammunition projectile. Originally referring to the spherical projectile ball of a smoothbore firearm. Compare round shot and solid shot.
  9. (sports) One of the specified pre-determined segments of the total time of a sport event, such as a boxing or wrestling match, during which contestants compete before being signaled to stop.
  10. (sports) A stage in a competition.
    qualifying rounds of the championship
  11. (sports) In some sports, e.g. golf or showjumping: one complete way around the course.
  12. (engineering, drafting, CAD) A rounded relief or cut at an edge, especially an outside edge, added for a finished appearance and to soften sharp edges.
  13. A strip of material with a circular face that covers an edge, gap, or crevice for decorative, sanitary, or security purposes.
    All furniture in the nursery had rounds on the edges and in the crevices.
  14. (butchery) The hindquarters of a bovine.

round (comparative rounder or more round, superlative roundest or most round)

  1. Circular or cylindrical; having a circular cross-section in one direction.
    We sat at a round table to make conversation easier.
  2. Spherical; shaped like a ball; having a circular cross-section in more than one direction.
    The ancient Egyptian demonstrated that the Earth is round, not flat.
  3. Lacking sharp angles; having gentle curves.
    Our childs bed has round corners for safety.
  4. Plump
  5. Complete, whole, not lacking.
    The baker sold us a round dozen.
  6. (of a number) Convenient for rounding other numbers to; for example, ending in a zero.
    One hundred is a nice round number.
  7. (linguistics) Pronounced with the mouth open in the shape of an ""O"".

round (not comparable)

  1. Alternative form of around.


  1. (rare in US) Alternative form of around.
    I look round the room quick to make sure its neat looking.
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