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
Minor-league roundupTriple-A: Norfolk 3, Louisville 1.
This month’s roundup starts with a lot of Royals pitcher Danny Duffy, who has been sidelined since late May with a Grade 1 oblique strain, but has been very much active on social media.
Now Trending is our weekly roundup of where to buy that look that’s been haunting you.
Meanwhile, the New York Times, Recode and the Financial Times also have their Cannes roundups out.
Trump’s communications team has begun including local news clips in his daily news roundup — partly to demonstrate how his message is playing outside of the nation’s capital and partly to help buoy his mood, aides say.
Wednesday’s roundup — which yielded 12 arrests and 33 grams of heroin — was the second phase of the operation.
Here is a roundup of some key quotes from Mr. Comey in his testimony.
In a recent roundup of expat cuisine, Italian culinary magazine Gambera Rosso honored Civico 1845, along with a Swiss restaurant, as the two finest examples of exported Italian restaurants.
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First Known Use of roundup
ROUNDUP Defined for English Language Learners
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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