roundpreposition, adverbuk /raʊnd/ mainly UK (US usually around)
round preposition, adverb (AROUND)
round preposition, adverb (IN ALL PARTS)
- all over somewhere idiom
- all over the place idiom
- from pillar to post idiom
- from top to bottom idiom
- from top to toe idiom
- hunt/search high and low idiom
- the length and breadth of somewhere idiom
round preposition, adverb (SURROUNDING)
- They live in an idyllic country cottage, with roses round the door.
- As soon as he appeared, reporters crowded round.
- If we put the chairs a bit closer together , we should be able to get another one round the table.
- There was a black line round the edge of the page.
- The spectators had gathered round the green to watch the winning putt.
round preposition, adverb (DIRECTION)
- There's a restaurant round the corner that serves cheap and cheerful food.
- Come round tonight and we'll watch a video.
- There are two entrances - one at the front and one round the back.
- He said he wouldn't pay up so I sent my brother round to put the frighteners on him.
- Who's the head honcho round here?
roundadjectiveuk us /raʊnd/
round adjective (CIRCULAR)
round adjective (COMPLETE)
roundnoun [C]uk us /raʊnd/
round noun [C] (GROUP)
round noun [C] (COMPETITION PART)
round noun [C] (BULLET)