round
round(
raund
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (circular, spherical)
a. redondo
He has a round face and big eyes.Tiene la cara redonda con ojos grandes.
Some say if the belly is big and round it means that the mother is carrying a girl.Algunos dicen que si la barriga es grande y redonda, significa que la madre está esperando una niña.
2. (whole)
a. redondo
How much does it cost, in round figures?¿Cuánto cuesta en números redondos?
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
3. (surrounding)
a. por
There's no one by that name round these parts.No hay nadie con ese nombre por estas partes.
b. alrededor
We sat round and waited for the class to begin.Estábamos sentados alrededor esperando que empezara la clase.
A preposition is a word that indicates the relationship between a noun and another word (e.g. He ran through the door.).
4. (encircling)
a. alrededor de
There are cycle tracks round the city.Hay carriles bici alrededor de la ciudad.
5. (indicating movement around or through) (United Kingdom)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
He went round the corner and disappeared from view.Dobló la esquina y lo perdí de vista.
Her ambition was to travel all round South America.Su ambición era de viajar por toda América del Sur.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
6. (shape)
a. el círculo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I'm cutting out a round with my scissors.Estoy cortando un círculo con mis tijeras.
7. (series)
a. la serie
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
After a round of tests, their findings were inconclusive.Tras una serie de pruebas, no llegaron a conclusiones definitivas.
b. la ronda
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The lecture ended with a round of questions.La clase acabó con una ronda de preguntas.
8. (sports)
a. el asalto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(boxing)
The boxer was knocked out in the third round.Noquearon al púgil en el tercer asalto.
b. el recorrido
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(golf)
The round has 18 holes.El recorrido tiene 18 hoyos.
c. la partida
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(cards)
I will win this round of poker.Voy a ganar esta partida de póquer.
d. la vuelta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(of a competition or tournament)
We were knocked out in the second round of the championship.Quedamos eliminados en la segunda vuelta del campeonato.
9. (route, visit)
a. el recorrido
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The delivery guy plans his round with a map.El repartidor planifica su recorrido con un mapa.
b. la ronda
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The doctor does his rounds at eight o'clock.El médico hace la ronda de visitas en sala a las ocho.
10. (order for drinks)
a. la ronda
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
This round is on the house!¡Esta ronda corre a cuenta de la casa!
11. (weaponry)
a. el disparo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
This machine gun can fire 30 rounds a second.Esta ametralladora es capaz de disparar 30 disparos por segundo.
b. la bala
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
He ran out of rounds for his gun.Se le acabaron las balas para la pistola.
12. (music)
a. el canon
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The refrain is sung as a round.El estribillo se canta en canon.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
13. (to make round)
a. redondear
Round the edges with sandpaper.Redondea los bordes con lija.
14. (to go around)
a. doblar
I rounded the corner and saw a beautiful church.Doblé la esquina y vi una iglesia bonita.
15. (mathematics)
a. redondear
You can round the numbers if you want to do quick calculations in your head.Puedes redondear los números si quieres hacer cálculos mentales rápidos.
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round
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (stage of match, tournament)
a. la vuelta f, ronda (eliminatoria)
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
2. (in boxing)
a. el asalto m, round
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
3. (of golf)
a. el recorrido (del campo)
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
the first round of the electionsla primera vuelta de las elecciones
to get through to the next roundpasar a la siguiente ronda
4. (of bread) (United Kingdom)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
a round of sandwichesun sándwich
a round of toastuna tostada
5. (of talks, visits)
a. la ronda
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
6. (of drinks)
a. la ronda
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
b. la vuelta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
it's my roundme toca pagar esta ronda or
a round of applauseuna ovación una salva de palmas
to do one's roundshacer las visitas (a los pacientes)
the daily roundlas tareas cotidianas
one of the rumors doing the roundsuno de los rumores que corren
7. (military)
a. la bala
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(bullet)
8. (music)
a. el canon
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
9. (in shape)
a. redondo(a)
to have round shoulderstener las espaldas cargadas
round table (conference)mesa redonda
round tripviaje de ida y vuelta
10. (number)
a. redondo(a)
a round dozenuna docena justa
in round figuresen números redondos
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
11. (surrounding)
a. alrededor
all (the) year rounddurante todo el año
all round, it was a good resulten conjunto, fue un buen resultado
to be the wrong/right way roundestar del or
to do something the wrong/right way roundhacer algo al revés/bien
the other way roundal revés
to go round to somebody's houseir a casa de alguien
to invite somebody roundinvitar a alguien a casa
A preposition is a word that indicates the relationship between a noun and another word (e.g. He ran through the door.).
12. (position)
a. alrededor de
round the tableen torno a la mesa
round herepor aquí
13. (motion)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
to look round the roommirar por toda la habitación
to travel round the worldviajar por todo el mundo
to go round an obstaclerodear un obstáculo
to go round the cornerdoblar la esquina
it's just round the cornerestá a la vuelta de la esquina queda a la vuelta
14. (fig)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
to drive or send somebody round the bendvolver loco(a) a alguien
15. (approximately)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
round aboutalrededor de, aproximadamente
round about middaya eso del mediodía
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
16. (make round)
a. redondear
17. (move round; obstacle)
a. rodear
18. (corner)
a. doblar
19. (figures)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
to round up/downredondear al alza/a la baja
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round [raʊnd]
When round is an element in a phrasal verb, eg ask round, call round, rally round, look up the verb.
adjective
rounder (comparative)roundest (superlative) (gen) redondo; [+sum, number] redondo
a round dozen una docena redonda
in round figures or numbers en números redondos
adverb
with circular motion
the park is eight miles round el parque tiene un perímetro de ocho millas
there is a fence all round está rodeado por un cercado
it would be better all round if we didn't go (in every respect) sería mejor en todos los sentidos que no fuéramos; (for all concerned) sería mejor para todos que no fuéramos; all year round (durante) todo el año; drinks all round! ¡pago la ronda para todos!; we shook hands all round todos nos dimos la mano
to ask sb round invitar a algn a casa or a pasar (por casa)
we were round at my sister's estábamos en casa de mi hermana
we'll be round at the pub estaremos en el bar
the wheels go round las ruedas giran or dan vuelta
it flew round and round voló dando vueltas
the long way round el camino más largo
it's a long way round es mucho rodeo; the other/wrong way round al revés
preposition
1 (of place etc) alrededor de
we were sitting round the table/fire estábamos sentados alrededor de la mesa/en torno a la chimenea; the wall round the garden el muro que rodea el jardín; a walk round the town un paseo por la ciudad
all the people round about toda la gente alrededor
all round the house (inside) por toda la casa; (outside) alrededor de toda la casa
she's 36 inches round the bust tiene 90 de busto or de pecho
round the clock (at any time) a todas horas; a cualquier hora; (non-stop) permanentemente; día y noche; las 24 horas del día
round the corner a la vuelta de la esquina
are you from round here? ¿eres de por aquí?
to look round the shop echar una mirada por la tienda
wear it round your neck llévalo en el cuello
he sells them round the pubs los vende de bar en bar
when you're round this way cuando pases por aquí
a trip round the world un viaje alrededor del mundo
2 especially (Britain) (approximately) (also round about) alrededor de; más o menos
round four o'clock a eso de las cuatro
round about £50 alrededor de 50 libras; 50 libras más o menos
somewhere round Derby cerca de Derby
somewhere round that sum esa cantidad más o menos
3 (using as theme)
it's written round the Suez episode tiene por tema principal el episodio de Suez
noun
1 (circle) círculo (m)
cut the pastry into rounds
(slice) tajada (f); rodaja (f)
a round of sandwiches (Britain) un sandwich
a round of toast una tostada
2 [of postman, milkman etc] recorrido (m); [of watchman] ronda (f)
the watchman was doing his round el vigilante estaba de ronda
the story is going the rounds that ... se dice or se rumorea que ...
she did or went or made the rounds of the agencies visitó or recorrió todas las agencias; the story went the rounds of the club el chiste se contó en todos los corrillos del club
the doctor's on his rounds el médico está haciendo sus visitas
3 (Boxing) asalto (m); round (m); (Golf) partido (m); recorrido (m); vuelta (f); (Showjumping) recorrido (m); (Cards) (game) partida (f); (in tournament) vuelta (f)
to have a clear round hacer un recorrido sin penalizaciones
the first round of the elections la primera vuelta de las elecciones
4 [of drinks] ronda (f)
whose round is it? ¿a quién le toca (pagar)?; it's my round yo invito; me toca a mí
round of ammunition cartucho (m); bala (f); tiro (m)
round of applause salva (f) de aplausos
let's have a round of applause for ... demos un fuerte aplauso a ...
round of shots descarga (f)
5 (series)
the first round of negotiations la primera ronda de negociaciones
life was one long round of parties la vida consistía en una sucesión constante de fiestas
6 (routine)
the daily round la rutina cotidiana
7
in the round (Teat) circular; en redondo
8 (Mús) canon (m)
transitive verb
1 (make round) [+lips, edges] redondear
2 (go round) [+corner] doblar; dar la vuelta a; (Náut) doblar
the ship rounded the headland el buque dobló el promontorio
modifier
round arch (n) arco (m) de medio punto
round dance (n) baile (m) en corro
round robin (n) (request) petición (f) firmada en rueda; (protest) protesta (f) firmada en rueda
Round Table (n) (Hist) Mesa (f) Redonda
round trip (n) viaje (m) de ida y vuelta
round trip ticket (US) billete (m) de ida y vuelta
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round
round(
rrohoond
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (sports)
a. round
El campeón dejó KO a su oponente en el primer round del combate.The champion KO'd his oponent in the first round of the fight.
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round [raun]
rounds (plural) round
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