Definition of roundup
1a (1) : the act or process of collecting animals (such as cattle) by riding around them and driving them in (2) : the cowboys and ranch personnel engaged in a cattle roundupb : a gathering in of scattered persons or things a roundup of all suspects
2 : a summary of information a roundup of the news
Examples of roundup in a Sentence
The police ordered a roundup of all the suspects.
Here's a roundup of today's news.
Recent Examples of roundup from the Web
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First Known Use of roundup
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Definition of roundup for English Language Learners
: the act or process of gathering together animals (such as cattle) by circling around them in vehicles or on horses
: the act or process of finding and gathering together people or things of the same kind
: a brief statement of the most important information
ROUNDUP Defined for Kids
Definition of roundup for Students
1 : the act of gathering together animals on the range by circling them in vehicles or on horseback and driving them in
2 : the act of gathering together scattered persons or things
3 : 2summary Here's a roundup of the day's news.
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