round·​ed | \ˈrau̇n-dəd \

Definition of rounded 

1 : made round : flowing rather than jagged or angular

2 : fully developed

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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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And the Lions look like a suddenly well-rounded team averaging 4.9 yards per carry on the ground. The Seattle Times, "Pick 'Em," 28 Oct. 2018 The rounded rectangular shape is a sleek profile but wouldn’t be the best choice for large bento boxes. Christina Barron, The Seattle Times, "The best lunch boxes for kids (and the young at heart)," 16 Aug. 2018 Isometric exercises, in general, play an important role in a well-rounded training program, adds Stokes. Jenny Mccoy, SELF, "Candace Cameron Bure Strengthens Her Quads and Inner Thighs With This 1 Super Tough Move," 8 Oct. 2018 From upcoming shows such as Charmed to fan favorites including On My Block and Jane the Virgin, Latinx actors are finally claiming roles that portray well-rounded people with a variety of storylines and life experiences. Teen Vogue, "28 Latinx Actors You May Not Know About but Should," 3 Oct. 2018 Well-rounded wing who has among the best handles for any player 6-7 or taller in this draft., "NBA mock drafts 2018: Who will the Portland Trail Blazers pick at 24?," 7 June 2018 Indeed, Belgium, England, Uruguay and Croatia all have better prospects and more rounded teams. Martin Rogers, USA TODAY, "With champion Germany out, who's the World Cup 'favorite' now?," 27 June 2018 Argentina had some of its most well-rounded teams in the era that immediately followed Maradona’s. Dylan Hernandez,, "Argentina's lack of talent and philosophy are making it nearly impossible for Lionel Messi to succeed," 25 June 2018 But take a closer look and this year’s Foxes are one of the most explosive, well-rounded teams in the state. Chris Melchiorre,, "Charlotte Stern goes from Moorestown to the Maccabiah Games," 11 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of rounded

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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English Language Learners Definition of rounded

: having a round or curving shape

: fully developed

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