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  • IPA(key): /ˈɹaʊndɪd/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -aʊndɪd
  • Hyphenation: round‧ed

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  1. simple past and past participle of round

Adjective edit

rounded (comparative more rounded, superlative most rounded)

  1. Made into a circle or sphere.
  2. Complete or balanced.
    • 1980 April 5, Aaron Cohen, “Save the Last Dance for Me”, in Gay Community News, page 12:
      Her character is much less rounded in the writing, since she has but one goal to fulfill in all of her scenes.
  3. (mathematics) Describing a number that has been changed to its nearest desired value.
  4. (botany) Ending in a broad arch.
  5. (linguistics, of a vowel etc.) Pronounced with the lips drawn together.
    Antonym: unrounded
    The sound /u/ is a rounded vowel.

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