Nouns (22)

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"
round of golf, round
n. the activity of playing 18 holes of golf; "a round of golf takes about 4 hours"
round, circle
n. any circular or rotating mechanism; "the machine punched out metal circles"
one shot, unit of ammunition, round
n. a charge of ammunition for a single shot
stave, round, rung
n. a crosspiece between the legs of a chair
n. an outburst of applause; "there was a round of applause"
troll, round
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
round of drinks, round
n. a serving to each of a group (usually alcoholic); "he ordered a second round"
n. the course along which communications spread; "the story is going the rounds in Washington"
round, rhythm, cycle
n. an interval during which a recurring sequence of events occurs; "the never-ending cycle of the seasons"
n. a division of play in a game, consisting of a turn each for every player to bid

Verbs (31)

fill out, flesh out, round
v. become round, plump, or shapely; "The young woman is fleshing out"
round off, round out, round
v. make round; "round the edges"
round out, round down, round off, round
v. express as a round number; "round off the amount"
brush up, polish up, round off, round, polish
v. bring to a highly developed, finished, or refined state; "polish your social manners"
lash out, assault, snipe, assail, round, attack
v. attack in speech or writing; "The editors of the left-leaning paper attacked the new House Speaker"
labialise, labialize, round
v. pronounce with rounded lips
v. wind around; move along a circular course; "round the bend"
environ, encircle, surround, ring, round, circle
v. be around; "Developments surround the town"; "The river encircles the village"

Adverbs (2)

around, round
adv. from beginning to end; throughout; "It rains all year round on Skye"; "frigid weather the year around"

Adjectives (7)

adj. (mathematics) expressed to the nearest integer, ten, hundred, or thousand; "in round numbers"
pear-shaped, round, rotund, orotund
adj. (of sounds) full and rich; "orotund tones"; "the rotund and reverberating phrase"; "pear-shaped vowels"
circular, round
adj. having a circular shape

Fuzzynyms (95)

n. an upright consisting of a piece of timber or metal fixed firmly in an upright position; "he set a row of posts in the ground and strung barbwire between them"
n. a continuously accelerating change in the economy
n. a contraceptive device placed inside a woman's womb
row, course
n. (construction) a layer of masonry; "a course of bricks"
n. electrical device to which electrical power is delivered
slip noose, running noose, noose
n. a loop formed in a cord or rope by means of a slipknot; it binds tighter as the cord or rope is pulled
volute, spiral
n. ornament consisting of a curve on a plane that winds around a center with an increasing distance from the center
n. a solid block joined to the beams in which the heel of a ship's mast or capstan is fixed
traffic circle, roundabout, rotary, circle
n. a road junction at which traffic streams circularly around a central island; "the accident blocked all traffic at the rotary"
load, payload, warhead
n. the front part of a guided missile or rocket or torpedo that carries the nuclear or explosive charge or the chemical or biological agents
n. a simple machine consisting of a circular frame with spokes (or a solid disc) that can rotate on a shaft or axle (as in vehicles or other machines)
standing ovation, ovation
n. enthusiastic recognition (especially one accompanied by loud applause)
trend, course
n. general line of orientation; "the river takes a southern course"; "the northeastern trend of the coast"
n. the end or completion of something; "death put a period to his endeavors"; "a change soon put a period to my tranquility"
academic session, academic term, school term, session
n. the time during which a school holds classes; "they had to shorten the school term"
n. a contest or fight (especially between boxers or wrestlers)
v. bring to a whole, with all the necessary parts or elements; "A child would complete the family"
hone, perfect
v. make perfect or complete; "perfect your French in Paris!"
v. inflict severe punishment on
upbraid, reproach
v. express criticism towards; "The president reproached the general for his irresponsible behavior"
v. appropriate (property) for public use; "the county condemned the land to build a highway"
v. compel or force into a particular state or activity; "His devotion to his sick wife condemned him to a lonely existence"
derogate, denigrate, belittle, minimize
v. cause to seem less serious; play down; "Don't belittle his influence"
assail, attack
v. launch an attack or assault on; begin hostilities or start warfare with; "Hitler attacked Poland on September 1, 1939 and started World War II"; "Serbian forces assailed Bosnian towns all week"
set on, attack, assault, assail
v. attack someone physically or emotionally; "The mugger assaulted the woman"; "Nightmares assailed him regularly"
sleek, slick
v. make slick or smooth
enclose, wrap, enwrap, enfold, envelop
v. enclose or enfold completely with or as if with a covering; "Fog enveloped the house"
cover, comprehend, encompass, embrace
v. include in scope; include as part of something broader; have as one's sphere or territory; "This group encompasses a wide range of people from different backgrounds"; "this should cover everyone in the group"
v. roll around the rim of; "the ball rimmed the basket"
adj. not as a direct effect or consequence; "indirect benefits"; "an indirect advantage"
roundabout, circuitous, devious
adj. deviating from a straight course; "a scenic but devious route"; "a long and circuitous journey by train and boat"; "a roundabout route avoided rush-hour traffic"
adj. having an (over)abundance of flesh; "he hadn't remembered how fat she was"
rotund, weighty, obese, corpulent
adj. excessively fat; "a weighty man"
stout, portly
adj. euphemisms for `fat'; "men are portly and women are stout"
deep, bass
adj. having or denoting a low vocal or instrumental range; "a deep voice"; "a bass voice is lower than a baritone voice"; "a bass clarinet"
adj. inducing resonance; "resonant frequency"
reverberative, reverberating, resounding, resonating, resonant
adj. characterized by resonance; "a resonant voice"; "hear the rolling thunder"
adj. spherical in shape
adj. of colors that are bright and striking
voluminous, winding, twisty, twisting, tortuous
adj. marked by repeated turns and bends; "a tortuous road up the mountain"; "winding roads are full of surprises"; "had to steer the car down a twisty track"
looped, whorled
adj. like the pattern basic to the human fingerprint

Synonyms (28)

wander, meander, thread, wind, weave
v. to move or cause to move in a sinuous, spiral, or circular course; "the river winds through the hills"; "the path meanders through the vineyards"; "sometimes, the gout wanders through the entire body"
liberal, loose, free
adj. not literal; "a loose interpretation of what she had been told"; "a free translation of the poem"
adj. an indefinite quantity more than that specified; "invited 30-odd guests"
approximative, rough, approximate
adj. not quite exact or correct; "the approximate time was 10 o'clock"; "a rough guess"; "a ballpark estimate"
adj. loud and firm; "a big voice"; "big bold piano sounds"
blasting, blaring
adj. unpleasantly loud and penetrating; "the blaring noise of trumpets"; "shut our ears against the blasting music from his car radio"
stentorian, booming
adj. used of the voice
thundery, thunderous, earsplitting, deafening
adj. loud enough to cause (temporary) hearing loss
adj. having volume or deepness; "sounding brass and a tinkling cymbal"; "the sounding cataract haunted me like a passion"- Wordsworth
rumbling, grumbling
adj. continuous full and low-pitched throbbing sound; "the rumbling rolling sound of thunder"
adj. given to loud offensive talk
adj. having an unusually loud voice
adj. loud and resounding; "plangent bells"; "the plangent minority"
adj. full of the sound of voices; "a playground vocal with the shouts and laughter of children"

Antonyms (2)

adj. having four equal sides and four right angles or forming a right angle; "a square peg in a round hole"; "a square corner"
adj. having four sides and four angles


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