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Wordnet 3.0


1. curving and somewhat round in shape rather than jagged;
- Example: "low rounded hills"
- Example: "rounded shoulders"

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Round \Round\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Rounded; p. pr. & vb. n. Rounding.] 1. To make circular, spherical, or cylindrical; to give a round or convex figure to; as, to round a silver coin; to round the edges of anything. [1913 Webster] Worms with many feet, which round themselves into balls, are bred chiefly under logs of timber. --Bacon. [1913 Webster] The figures on our modern medals are raised and rounded to a very great perfection. --Addison. [1913 Webster] 2. To surround; to encircle; to encompass. [1913 Webster] The inclusive verge Of golden metal that must round my brow. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. To bring to fullness or completeness; to complete; hence, to bring to a fit conclusion. [1913 Webster] We are such stuff As dreams are made on, and our little life Is rounded with a sleep. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 4. To go round wholly or in part; to go about (a corner or point); as, to round a corner; to round Cape Horn. [1913 Webster] 5. To make full, smooth, and flowing; as, to round periods in writing. --Swift. [1913 Webster] To round in (Naut.) To haul up; usually, to haul the slack of (a rope) through its leading block, or to haul up (a tackle which hangs loose) by its fall. --Totten. (b) To collect together (cattle) by riding around them, as on cattle ranches. [Western U.S.] [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Rounded \Round"ed\, a. (Phonetics) Modified by contraction of the lip opening; labialized; labial. See Guide to Pronunciation, [sect] 11. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

rounded adj 1: curving and somewhat round in shape rather than jagged; "low rounded hills"; "rounded shoulders" [ant: angular, angulate]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

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