round·​ed | \ ˈrau̇n-dəd How to pronounce rounded (audio) \

Definition of rounded

1 : made round : flowing rather than jagged or angular
2 : fully developed

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Other Words from rounded

roundedness noun

Examples of rounded in a Sentence

a countertop with rounded corners a wine with a rounded character The novel gives a rounded picture of life as an illegal immigrant in the U.S.
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First Known Use of rounded

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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27 May 2020

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“Rounded.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 May. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of rounded

: having a round or curving shape
: fully developed

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