round off

verb
1. make round (Freq. 1)
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round the edges

Syn: ↑round, ↑round out
Derivationally related forms: ↑rounder (for: ↑round)
Hypernyms: ↑shape, ↑form
Hyponyms: ↑purse
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s something

2. bring to a highly developed, finished, or refined state
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polish your social manners

Syn: ↑polish, ↑round, ↑polish up, ↑brush up
Derivationally related forms: ↑polish (for: ↑polish)
Hypernyms: ↑perfect, ↑hone
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s something

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Something ——s something

3. express as a round number
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round off the amount

Syn: ↑round down, ↑round out, ↑round
Hypernyms: ↑change, ↑alter, ↑modify
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s something


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • round off — {v.} 1. To make round or curved. * /John decided to round off the corners of the table he was making so that no one would be hurt by bumping them./ 2. To change to the nearest whole number. * /The teacher said to round off the averages./ 3. To… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • round off — {v.} 1. To make round or curved. * /John decided to round off the corners of the table he was making so that no one would be hurt by bumping them./ 2. To change to the nearest whole number. * /The teacher said to round off the averages./ 3. To… …   Dictionary of American idioms

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  • round off — PHRASAL VERB If you round off an activity with something, you end the activity by doing something that provides a clear or satisfactory conclusion to it. [V P n (not pron)] The Italian way is to round off a meal or evening with an ice cream. [V P …   English dictionary

  • round off — verb a) To change the shape of an object to make it more circular. b) To change a number into an approximation having fewer significant digits. See Also: round off error, round to, round down, round out, round up …   Wiktionary

  • round-off — /rownd awf , of /, Math. adj. 1. of or pertaining to the act or process of rounding. n. 2. an act or instance of rounding off decimal or fractional figures. [1945 50; n. use of v. phrase round off] * * * …   Universalium

  • round-off — /rownd awf , of /, Math. adj. 1. of or pertaining to the act or process of rounding. n. 2. an act or instance of rounding off decimal or fractional figures. [1945 50; n. use of v. phrase round off] …   Useful english dictionary


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