Meaning of “round” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun [ C ] us uk /raʊnd/
first/second/third/etc, round

B2 a part of a competition:

He was beaten in the first round.

a group of events that is part of a series:

a round of interviews
a new round of talks between the two countries
VISITS also US rounds

regular visits to a group of people or houses to give them something or to see them:

a milk/newspaper round

drinks that you buy for a group of people:

It's your turn to buy the next round.
round of applause

If something gets a round of applause, people clap their hands to show their approval or enjoyment:

The crowd gave him a huge round of applause.

a bullet or a set of bullets to be fired at one time from a gun

round of golf

a game of golf

(Definition of “round noun” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)