# round

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round is part of the Basic English 850.

round is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
 round

## Preposition

 Preposition round
1. If $x$ is round $y$, $y$ is in the middle and $x$ is on all sides.
Everyone stood round the fire to keep warm.
2. If you turn or look round, you are now facing the opposite direction.
She turned round to see what had made the noise.
3. You round numbers in math
You round 28 to 30.

## Adjective

 Positive round Comparative rounder Superlative roundest
1. Something is round if it's like a circle or like part of a circle. It is curved, not straight.