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round off

vb (tr, adverb)
1. (often foll by with) to bring to a satisfactory conclusion; complete, esp agreeably: we rounded off the evening with a brandy.
2. to make round or less jagged
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.round off - make round; "round the edges"
shape, form - give shape or form to; "shape the dough"; "form the young child's character"
purse - contract one's lips into a rounded shape
2.round off - bring to a highly developed, finished, or refined state; "polish your social manners"
perfect, hone - make perfect or complete; "perfect your French in Paris!"
3.round off - express as a round number; "round off the amount"
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
Translations
يَصْقُل، يُنَعِّميُنْهي بِنَجاح
korunovatzaoblitzavršit
afrunde
lekerekít
gera ávalann, rúnnaljúka, ganga frá
zaobliťzavŕšiť
başarıyla tamamlamakyuvarlak yapmak

w>round off

vt sep
edges etcabrunden
(= complete, perfect) list, seriesvollmachen; speech, sentence, mealabrunden; debate, meeting, one’s careerbeschließen, abschließen; and now, to round off, I would like to say …und zum Abschluss möchte ich nun sagen

round

(raund) adjective
1. shaped like a circle or globe. a round hole; a round stone; This plate isn't quite round.
2. rather fat; plump. a round face.
adverb
1. in the opposite direction. He turned round.
2. in a circle. They all stood round and listened; A wheel goes round; All (the) year round.
3. from one person to another. They passed the letter round; The news went round.
4. from place to place. We drove round for a while.
5. in circumference. The tree measured two metres round.
6. to a particular place, usually a person's home. Are you coming round (to our house) tonight?
preposition
1. on all sides of. There was a wall round the garden; He looked round the room.
2. passing all sides of (and returning to the starting-place). They ran round the tree.
3. changing direction at. He came round the corner.
4. in or to all parts of. The news spread all round the town.
noun
1. a complete circuit. a round of drinks (= one for everyone present); a round of golf.
2. a regular journey one takes to do one's work. a postman's round.
3. a burst of cheering, shooting etc. They gave him a round of applause; The soldier fired several rounds.
4. a single bullet, shell etc. five hundred rounds of ammunition.
5. a stage in a competition etc. The winners of the first round will go through to the next.
6. a type of song sung by several singers singing the same tune starting in succession.
verb
to go round. The car rounded the corner.
ˈrounded adjective
curved; like part of the line forming a circle. a rounded arch.
ˈroundly adverb
plainly; rudely. He rebuked her roundly.
ˈroundness noun
rounds noun plural
a doctor's visits to his patients. The doctor is (out) on his rounds.
ˈall-round adjective
complete. It was an all-round success.
ˌall-ˈrounder noun
a person who has a talent for several different kinds of work, sport etc, or who can play in any position in a game.
ˈroundabout noun
1. a revolving machine on which one can ride for pleasure; a merry-go-round.
2. a circular piece of ground where several roads meet, and round which traffic must travel.
adjective
not direct. a roundabout route.
round figures/numbers
the nearest convenient or easily remembered numbers. Tell me the cost in round figures (ie $20 rather than $19.87).
ˌround-ˈshouldered adjective
with stooping shoulders.
round trip
1. (American) a journey to a place and back again (round-trip ticket a ticket for such a journey).
2. a trip to several places and back, taking a circular route.
all round
surrounding. There were people all round him.
round about
1. surrounding. She sat with her children round about her.
2. near. There are not many houses round about.
3. approximately. There must have been round about a thousand people there.
round off
1. to make something smooth etc. He rounded off the sharp corners with a file.
2. to complete successfully. He rounded off his career by becoming president.
round on
to turn to face (a person) suddenly, especially angrily.
round up to collect together: The farmer rounded up the sheep ( ˈround-up) noun
References in classic literature ?
He would have preferred at that moment to be allowed to round off the picture of the future which he was constructing in his mind with a reel or two showing himself brooding in a cell.
We can't keep her full and bye, sir; watch her ever so close, she will fall off and then, sir, when I put the helm down so gently, and try like to coax her to the work, she won't take it kindly, but will fall round off again; and it's all because she knows the land is under the lee, sir, and she won't go any more to windward.
Then, she gave the knife a final smart wipe on the edge of the plaister, and then sawed a very thick round off the loaf: which she finally, before separating from the loaf, hewed into two halves, of which Joe got one, and I the other.
They were simple if not altogether innocent expletives -- imaginative phrases wherewith to round off a sentence.
Wishing to round off the episode, he added; "We are all so glad that you have come.
No delay, no rest, no care or thought almost of anything holds me aside until I reach the end I am making for, and round off, as it were, some great period of my studies," he says to a friend.
That son's existence was the best motive that could be alleged for making new purchases of land every year to round off the estate.
He spoke in such a spiteful tone that I thought he was going to round off with the words: "You fool" .
In the whirl of our incessant activity, it has often been difficult for me, as the reader has probably observed, to round off my narratives, and to give those final details which the curious might expect.
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Having switched back to centre, Longley found a gap in the defence to complete his hat trick and then Perfitt grabbed his second try to round off the scoring.
Karl Ford did pick up 2-22 for Radyr but it wasn't quite enough to round off their 125th anniversary season with silverware.