Thesaurus

rounded

adjective

Synonyms & Antonyms of rounded

(Entry 1 of 2)

1 as in bulbous, rotund

Synonyms & Near Synonyms for rounded

Antonyms & Near Antonyms for rounded

  • nonspherical
2 as in smooth

Synonyms & Near Synonyms for rounded

Antonyms & Near Antonyms for rounded

rounded

verb
past tense of round

Synonyms & Antonyms of rounded (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to form into a round compact mass
  • carefully rounded the dough and placed it on a cookie tray

Synonyms for rounded

Words Related to rounded

Near Antonyms for rounded

Antonyms for rounded

2 to travel completely around
  • a monorail for visitors that rounds the park

Synonyms for rounded

Words Related to rounded

3 to turn away from a straight line or course
  • rounded on the track and headed for the finish line

Synonyms for rounded

Words Related to rounded

Antonyms for rounded

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about rounded

Time Traveler for rounded

Time Traveler

The first known use of rounded was in the 15th century

See more words from the same century

Cite this Entry

“Rounded.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/rounded. Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

Keep scrolling for more

More from Merriam-Webster on rounded

Dictionary: Definition of rounded

Nglish: Translation of rounded for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of rounded for Arabic Speakers

Comments on rounded

What made you want to look up rounded? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Musical Words Quiz

  • gramophone
  • Which word describes a musical performance marked by the absence of instrumental accompaniment?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Bee Cubed

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!