Meaning : A regular route for a sentry or policeman.
In the old days a policeman walked a beat and knew all his people by name.
Synonyms : beat
Meaning : (often plural) a series of professional calls (usually in a set order).
The doctor goes on his rounds first thing every morning.
The postman's rounds.
We enjoyed our round of the local bars.
Meaning : The activity of playing 18 holes of golf.
A round of golf takes about 4 hours.
Synonyms : round of golf
Meaning : The usual activities in your day.
The doctor made his rounds.
Synonyms : daily round
Meaning : The course along which communications spread.
The story is going the rounds in Washington.
Meaning : A serving to each of a group (usually alcoholic).
He ordered a second round.
Synonyms : round of drinks
Meaning : A cut of beef between the rump and the lower leg.
Meaning : A partsong in which voices follow each other. One voice starts and others join in one after another until all are singing different parts of the song at the same time.
They enjoyed singing rounds.
Synonyms : troll
Meaning : An outburst of applause.
There was a round of applause.
Meaning : Any circular or rotating mechanism.
The machine punched out metal circles.
Synonyms : circle
Meaning : Wind around. Move along a circular course.
Round the bend.
Meaning : From beginning to end. Throughout.
It rains all year round on Skye.
Frigid weather the year around.
Synonyms : around
Meaning : (mathematics) expressed to the nearest integer, ten, hundred, or thousand.
In round numbers.