Date: | 1200-1300 |

Language: | Old French |

Origin: | roont, from Latin rotundus |

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1CF shaped like a circle :

a big round table

Jamie's eyes grew round with delight.

2CF shaped like a ball :

small round berries

3 fat and curved :

round chubby cheeks

4HMN [only before noun] a round number or figure is a whole number, often ending in 0 : ** in round figures** (=expressed as the nearest 10, 100, 1000 etc) ** a round hundred/dozen etc** (=a complete hundred etc)

Let's make it a round figure: say £50?

Altogether, in round figures, there are about three thousand students here.

Definition of round from the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English within

the topic NUMBERS

the topic NUMBERS

add
addition
bi-
billion
calculate
constant
D
demi-
division
eight
eleven
equal(a)
equal(v)
even
factor(n)
factor(v)
fifth
fig.
figure
five
four
fourth
gross
hundred
L
M
million
multiple
-nd
negative
nine
No.
nos.
number
O
one
pi
plot
point
positive
product
-rd
root
round
score
second
set
six
square(n)
square(v)
-st
sum
take
ten
thousand
three
tri-
twenty
twice
unit
V
X
zero

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