An all-round person is good at a lot of different skills, academic subjects, or sports.
to circumvent or overcome
one of a series of actions, encounters, meetings, etc., often one involving a conflict or fight
denoting or using bowling with the arm held more or less horizontal
to haul in on (a line)
the unit, or a multiple thereof, in which securities, commodities, etc. are typically traded; specif., 100 shares of stock in a transaction
If you round off an activity with something, you end the activity by doing something that provides a clear or satisfactory conclusion to it.
If someone rounds on you, they criticize you fiercely and attack you with aggressive words.
to make or become bigger or plumper ; fill out, esp so as to be symmetrical
to turn the bow of a vessel into the wind
a platform round the masthead of a sailing ship
If the police or army round up a number of people, they arrest or capture them.
Top round is a joint of beef that is cut from the upper part of the cow's leg . It is usually cooked by roasting or stewing .
a solid PVC cylinder, 10 cm long and 38 mm in diameter, fired by police or military forces to regain control in riots
to restore (a person) to consciousness, esp after a faint
an instance of a horse and rider clearing all barriers without making any mistakes
to encircle ; surround
to be restored to life or consciousness
If someone has a milk round, they work as a milkman, going from house to house delivering milk.
A paper round is a job of delivering newspapers to houses along a particular route. Paper rounds are usually done by children before or after school .
to come to the aid of someone; offer moral or practical support
If you ring round or ring around, you phone several people, usually when you are trying to organize something or to find some information .
to recur, as in a cycle
In spoken English, round about means approximately.
an angle of 360°
a semicircular arch
a dance in which the dancers form a circle
to lower (a number) to the nearest whole number or ten, hundred, or thousand below it
→ another word for wide-eyed
having a plump face of a roundish shape
a wastepaper basket
careful handwriting in which the letters are rounded, distinct, full, and almost vertical
A round-robin is a sports competition in which each player or team plays against every other player or team.
a steak cut from a round of beef
A round table discussion is a meeting where experts gather together in order to discuss a particular topic .
a freestanding circular stone belfry built in Ireland from the 10th century beside a monastery and used as a place of refuge
If you make a round trip, you travel to a place and then back again.
one complete turn, as of a rope, around something
to waive ; avoid or ignore
If you talk someone round, you persuade them to change their mind so that they agree with you, or agree to do what you want them to do