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round is pronounced in one syllable
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An example use of round in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
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meanings of round
A circular or spherical object or part of an object.
A round of beef.
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.
A vessel filled, as for drinking.
A general discharge of firearms by a body of troops in which each soldier fires once.
An assembly; a group; a circle.
A rounded relief or cut at an edge, especially an outside edge, added for a finished appearance and to soften sharp edges.
A brewer's vessel in which the fermentation is concluded, the yeast escaping through the bunghole.
A general outburst from a group of people at an event.
A course of action or conduct performed by a number of persons in turn, or one after another, as if seated in a circle.
A song that is sung by groups of people with each subset of people starting at a different time.
A rung, as of a ladder.
One sandwich (two full slices of bread with filling).
A single individual portion or dose of medicine.
A stage in a competition.
The play after each deal.
A whisper; whispering.
A crosspiece that joins and braces the legs of a chair.
Rotation, as in office; succession.
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.
A circular dance.
A circular or repetitious route.
A serving of something; a portion of something to each person in a group.
In some sports, e.g. golf or showjumping: one complete way around the course.
A series of changes or events ending where it began; a series of like events recurring in continuance; a cycle; a periodical revolution.
A stage or level of a game.
A long-bristled, circular-headed paintbrush used in oil and acrylic painting.
A strip of material with a circular face that covers an edge, gap, or crevice for decorative, sanitary, or security purposes.
A series of duties or tasks which must be performed in turn, and then repeated.
The hindquarters of a bovine.
A stage, level, set of events in a game.
To encircle; to encompass.
To do ward rounds.
To address or speak to in a whisper, utter in a whisper.
To turn and attack someone or something (used with on).
To shape something into a curve.
To go round, as a guard; to make the rounds.
To go round, pass, go past.
To approximate a number, especially a decimal number by the closest whole number.
To go or turn round; to wheel about.
To finish; to complete; to fill out.
To advance to home plate.
To become shaped into a curve.
To grow round or full; hence, to attain to fullness, completeness, or perfection.
To speak in a low tone; whisper; speak secretly; take counsel.
To turn past a boundary.
Consistent; fair; just; applied to conduct.
Spherical; shaped like a ball; having a circular cross-section in more than one direction.
Well-written and well-characterized; complex and reminiscent of a real person.
Lacking sharp angles; having gentle curves.
Complete, whole, not lacking.
Pronounced with the lips drawn together; rounded.
Outspoken; plain and direct; unreserved; not mincing.
Finished; polished; not defective or abrupt; said of authors or their writing style.
Circular or cylindrical; having a circular cross-section in one direction.
(physical) Of shape:.
Convenient for rounding other numbers to; for example, ending in a zero.
Large in magnitude.
Alternative form of around.
Alternative form of around.
round frequency in english - A2 level of CEFR
the word round occurs in english on average 110.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.