"rounds" in the noun sense
1. round, unit of ammunition, one shot
a charge of ammunition for a single shot
2. cycle, rhythm, round
an interval during which a recurring sequence of events occurs
"the never-ending cycle of the seasons"
3. beat, round
a regular route for a sentry or policeman
"in the old days a policeman walked a beat and knew all his people by name"
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
the activity of playing 18 holes of golf
"a round of golf takes about 4 hours"
6. round, daily round
the usual activities in your day
"the doctor made his rounds"
7. turn, bout, round
sports) a division during which one team is on the offensive
the course along which communications spread
"the story is going the rounds in Washington"
9. round, round of drinks
a serving to each of a group (usually alcoholic
"he ordered a second round"
a cut of beef between the rump and the lower leg
11. round, troll
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"
an outburst of applause
"there was a round of applause"
13. rung, round, stave
a crosspiece between the legs of a chair
14. circle, round
any circular or rotating mechanism
"the machine punched out metal circles"
"rounds" in the verb sense
wind around move along a circular course
"round the bend"
2. round, round out, round off
"round the edges"
3. round, labialize, labialise
pronounce with rounded lips
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"
5. polish, round, round off, polish up, brush up
bring to a highly developed, finished, or refined state
"polish your social manners"
6. round off, round down, round out, round
express as a round number
"round off the amount"
7. round, flesh out, fill out
become round, plump, or shapely
"The young woman is fleshing out"
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