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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Round  \Round\,  adv 
  1.  On  all  sides;  around 
 
  Round  he  throws  his  baleful  eyes.  --Milton. 
 
  2.  Circularly;  in  a  circular  form  or  manner;  by  revolving  or 
  reversing  one's  position;  as  to  turn  one's  head  round;  a 
  wheel  turns  round. 
 
  3.  In  circumference;  as  a  ball  is  ten  inches  round. 
 
  4.  From  one  side  or  party  to  another;  as  to  come  or  turn 
  round,  --  that  is  to  change  sides  or  opinions. 
 
  5.  By  or  in  a  circuit;  by  a  course  longer  than  the  direct 
  course;  back  to  the  starting  point. 
 
  6.  Through  a  circle,  as  of  friends  or  houses. 
 
  The  invitations  were  sent  round  accordingly.  --Sir 
  W.  Scott. 
 
  7.  Roundly;  fully;  vigorously.  [Obs.]  --Chaucer. 
 
  {All  round},  over  the  whole  place  in  every  direction. 
 
  {All-round},  of  general  capacity;  as  an  all-round  man. 
  [Colloq.] 
 
  {To  bring  one  round}. 
  a  To  cause  one  to  change  his  opinions  or  line  of 
  conduct. 
  b  To  restore  one  to  health.  [Colloq.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  all-round 
  adj  :  many-sided;  "an  all-around  athlete";  "a  well-rounded 
  curriculum"  [syn:  {all-around(a)},  {all-round(a)},  {well-rounded}] 




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