roundup

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noun round·up \ˈrau̇nd-ˌəp\

Definition of roundup

  1. 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. 2 :  a summary of information <a roundup of the news>

Examples of roundup in a sentence

  1. The police ordered a roundup of all the suspects.

  2. Here's a roundup of today's news.

1847

First Known Use of roundup

1847


ROUNDUP Defined for English Language Learners

roundup

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noun round·up \ˈrau̇nd-ˌəp\

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

roundup

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noun round·up \ˈrau̇nd-ˌəp\

Definition of roundup for Students

  1. 1 :  the act of gathering together animals on the range by circling them in vehicles or on horseback and driving them in

  2. 2 :  the act of gathering together scattered persons or things

  3. 3 :  2summary <Here's a roundup of the day's news.>



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