round

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round is part of the Basic English 850.
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round is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
round

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Preposition
round

  1. If is round , is in the middle and 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 up numbers in math
    You round 28 up to 30.

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Adjective[change]

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.

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