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1. (shape)
a. round
Los planetas tienen forma de esfera, pero no son perfectamente redondos.Planets are spherical, but not perfectly round.
b. circular
Creo que una mesa redonda combinaría perfectamente con el espejo ovalado de la sala de estar.I think a circular table would match perfectly with the oval-shaped mirror in the living room.
2. (excellent)
a. perfect
Tengo que decir que este nuevo coche fue una compra redonda.I have to say that this new car was a perfect buy.
3. (amount)
a. round
Cualquier número redondo se puede dividir por dos.Any round number is divisible by two.
4. (travel) (Mexico)
a. round-trip
El boleto de ida y el boleto redondo cuestan casi lo mismo.The one-way ticket and the round-trip ticket are almost the same price.
masculine noun
5. (culinary)
a. round (of beef)
Lo siento, cariño, pero a nadie le sale el redondo tan rico como a mi mamá.I'm sorry, honey, but nobody can cook a round better than my mom.
redondo, -a
1. round (circular, esférico)
  • girar en redondo, -a to turn round
  • caerse redondo, -a (figurative) to collapse in a heap
2. excellent (perfecto)
  • fue una compra redonda it was an excellent buy
  • salir redondo, -a to go like a dream, to turn out perfectly
3. categorical (rotundo)
  • se negó en redondo, -a a escucharnos she refused point-blank to listen to us
4. round (cantidad)
  • cien euros redondos a round hundred euros
masculine noun
5. topside (cooking)
1 [+forma] round
tiene la cara redonda he has a round face; tres metros en redondo three metres (a)round
¿cuánto tiene en redondo?
caer redondo: le dispararon y cayó redondo he was shot and collapsed in a heap
cayó redondo en la cama he went out like a light as soon as he got into bed
2 [+cantidad, cifra] round
en números redondos in round numbers; in round figures
3 (completo) complete; finished
todo le ha salido redondo it all went well for him; será un negocio redondo it will be a really good deal; el negocio era redondo the business was really profitable; triunfo redondo complete o resounding success
4 (definitivo)
dijo un no redondo he flatly refused
5 (México) [+viaje] round
6 (México) (lerdo) dense (familiar); thick (familiar); (débil) weak
en redondo: girar en redondo to turn right round; negarse en redondo to refuse flatly
2 (Música) disc; record
3 (Culin) rump steak
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