round up - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [transitive]
present tense
I/you/we/theyround up
he/she/itrounds up
present participlerounding up
past tenserounded up
past participlerounded up
  1. 2
    to bring animals or people together in one place for a particular purpose

    I used to help round up the cows at milking time.

  2. 3
    to increase a number to the nearest whole number, or the nearest number ending in zero
See also main entry: round