round out


transitive verb

: to bring to completion or fullness : finish out
round out my quartet of Americana with an autobiographyE. A. Weeks
the republic had rounded out a century of independenceSidney Warren

intransitive verb

: to grow round or plump

Word History


round entry 6

First Known Use

1856, in the meaning defined at transitive sense

Time Traveler
The first known use of round out was in 1856

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“Round out.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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