round down


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round down

vb
(tr, adverb) to lower (a number) to the nearest whole number or ten, hundred, or thousand below it. Compare round up2
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.round down - 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

w>round down

vt sep price, numberabrunden
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Of course, we will get the same garbled gobbledygook that we had during the decimalisation, when overnight we lost 40 pence in the pound and out came the rubbish that some companies would round down whereas others would round up.
Whether it is rounding up and not giving us the correct change (in which case the shop should round down if they don't have the coins) or being charged a little more VAT than is accurate.
"There is absolutely no requirement that funding for the Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2017 come from a COLA round down."
5 VICTOR LINDELOF So brilliantly composed compared to a nervy showing in the previous round down at Swansea.
"You are already a round down when you are fighting away from home," he added.
A round down, Quigley came out for the second, aware of the task in front of him, and showed exactly what he is capable of.
Antonio Lascuna, who started the round down by just one, slowed down with a 71 to fall four shots adrift like Miguel Tabuena, who fired a 70, even as opening-round leader Rufino Bayron skied to a 76 for 143.
"We play Downpatrick in the next round down there and we are hoping to get a run in that and make the final.
Up Trinity Street, round down the Burges, up Bishop Street, he then turned right and took me past the Warwicks Club where he then had to wait for the traffic to be in 'our' favour.
After firing a round down a hallway, Karl Pierson, 18, shot a fellow student who just happened to be sitting nearby with a friend as he headed toward the library.
IT may be one round down with two to go in the John Smith's Kent St Leger, but the competition is more wide open than ever according to the bookmakers with 7-1 the field now available for the 714m Crayford event, writes Jonathan Kay.