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phrasal verb [transitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theyround off
he/she/itrounds off
present participlerounding off
past tenserounded off
past participlerounded off
  1. 1
    to end something in a satisfactory way
    round something off with something:

    They rounded off their six-match tour with a brilliant victory yesterday.

    round something off by doing something:

    Mr Orme rounded off the evening by buying everyone a drink.

  2. 2
    to make an angle or surface curved and smooth

    Use a sharp knife to round off the edges.

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  3. 3
    to change a number to the nearest whole number, or the nearest number ending in zero

    Well that comes to 169, so let's round it off to 170.

    Synonyms and related words for this sense of round off
See also main entry: round


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