Synonyms and Antonyms of round

  1. 1 having every part of the surface the same distance from the center round golf balls the earth is not perfectly round Synonyms global, globular, spherical Related Words annular, circular, disciform, discoid, discoidal, disklike, hooplike, ringlike; curved, looped, spiral; balled, bulbous, rotund, rounded, roundish; cylindrical (also cylindric), elliptical (or elliptic), oblong, oval, ovate, ovoid (also ovoidal) Antonyms nonspherical

  2. 2 having an excess of body fat a round little grandmother who was a natural to play Mrs. Claus Synonyms blubbery, chubby, corpulent, fleshy, full, gross, lardy, obese, overweight, plump, podgy [chiefly British], portly, pudgy, replete, roly-poly, rotund, fat, tubbyRelated Words beefy, bulky, chunky, heavy, heavyset, plumpish, stocky, stout, thick, thickset, weighty; brawny, burly, hefty, husky; dumpy, squat, stubby; hippy, paunchy, potbellied; flabby, soft; ample, buxom, corn-fed, ripe, zaftig (also zoftig); endomorphicNear Antonyms angular, bony (also boney), gaunt, lank, lanky, rawboned, sinewy; cadaverous, emaciated, haggard, pinched, skeletal, wasted; puny, scraggy, scrawny, slight; rangy, reedy, spindling, spindly, stringy, svelte, sylphlike, twiggy, waspish, weedy, willowy; ectomorphic; anorexicAntonyms lean, skinny, slender, slim, spare, thin

  3. 3 marked by conspicuously full and rich sounds or tones an organ with a beautifully round sound Synonyms golden, orotund, plangent, resounding, reverberant, reverberating, reverberative, ringing, rotund, resonant, sonorous, vibrantRelated Words deep, full, mellifluent, mellifluous, mellow, plummy, rich; loud, powerful, stentorian, thundering, thunderousNear Antonyms cavernous, hollow; faint, low, murmurous, muted, smothered, soft, weak; thin, tinny

  4. 4 being neither more nor less than a certain amount, number, or extent a round dozen eggs Synonyms exact, flat, precise, evenNear Antonyms approximate, comparative, near, relative; imprecise



Synonyms and Antonyms of round

  1. 1 from beginning to end people working there all year round Synonyms around, over, through, throughout

  2. 2 on all sides or in every direction gather round and listen to my story Synonyms about, aroundRelated Words all over, everyplace, everywhere; abroad, afloat, hereabouts (or hereabout)

  3. 3 toward the opposite direction turned round to see who was calling out Synonyms about, back, backward (or backwards), aroundRelated Words behind, down, downward (or downwards), rearward (also rearwards); obversely, reversely; across, athwart, counter, counterclockwise, widdershins (also withershins)Near Antonyms clockwise, deasil



Synonyms and Antonyms of round

  1. 1 a circular strip a round of steel to reinforce the wooden beam Synonyms band, circle, eye, hoop, loop, {h,1}ringRelated Words belt, cincture, collar, girdle; wreath; annulet, becket, coil, curl, furl, hank, spiral, spire, twirl, whorl

  2. 2 a series of events or actions that repeat themselves regularly and in the same order a busy round of parties during the holiday season Synonyms circle, merry-go-round, cycle, wheel, zodiacRelated Words pattern, syndrome; course, development, progression, run; beat, circuit, loop, ring; rotation, revolution, turn, turnover; chain, sequence, series, string, succession, train

  3. 3 something with a perfectly round circumference use a cookie cutter to make the rounds of dough Synonyms cirque, ring, circle, roundelRelated Words circlet, ringlet; ellipse, loop, oval; ball, globe, orb, sphere



Synonyms and Antonyms of round

  1. in random positions within the boundaries of talked to voters round the city Synonyms about, across, over, around, through, throughoutRelated Words on



Synonyms and Antonyms of round

  1. 1 to form into a round compact mass carefully rounded the dough and placed it on a cookie tray Synonyms agglomerate, ball, roll, wadRelated Words bunch, clump, lump; bead, pearl, pellet, pelletize; sphereNear Antonyms flatten, open, smooth, spread, unfoldAntonyms unroll

  2. 2 to travel completely around a monorail for visitors that rounds the park Synonyms circle, circuit, circumnavigate, circumvent, compass, girdle, orbit, ring, encircleRelated Words circumambulate, cross, perambulate, traverse

  3. 3 to turn away from a straight line or course rounded on the track and headed for the finish line Synonyms arc, arch, bend, bow, crook, fall off, hook, curve, sweep, swerve, trend, wheelRelated Words circle, coil, curlicue, curl, loop, spiral; turn, twist, wind; deviate, veerAntonyms straighten

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