round out something

round out something
round out (something) to complete something.

The visit to the ancient temple was the perfect thing to round out our vacation.

It's a good article but I would have rounded it out with a paragraph about repairing the damage from the earthquake.


New idioms dictionary. 2014.

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  • round out — (something) to complete something. The visit to the ancient temple was the perfect thing to round out our vacation. It s a good article but I would have rounded it out with a paragraph about repairing the damage from the earthquake …   New idioms dictionary

  • round out — verb 1. make bigger or better or more complete (Freq. 3) • Syn: ↑fill out • Hypernyms: ↑enrich • Verb Frames: Somebody s something Something s something …   Useful english dictionary

  • round out — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms round out : present tense I/you/we/they round out he/she/it rounds out present participle rounding out past tense rounded out past participle rounded out to make something more complete, especially by adding… …   English dictionary

  • round — 1 /raUnd/ adjective 1 shaped like a circle: a round table | Jamie s eyes grew round with delight. 2 shaped like a ball: a plant with small round berries 3 fat and curved: Charlie had a chubby face and round cheeks. 4 a round number is a whole… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • round — round1 W2S2 [raund] adv, prep especially BrE also around 1.) surrounding or on all sides of something or someone ▪ We sat round the table playing cards. ▪ Gather round! I have an important announcement to make. ▪ He put his arm gently round her… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • round — I UK [raʊnd] / US adverb, preposition British *** Summary: Round can be used in the following ways: as a preposition (followed by a noun): We travelled round the country. as an adverb (without a following noun): She turned round and ran back to… …   English dictionary

  • round — round1 [ raund ] adjective *** 1. ) shaped like a circle or a ball: Don t worry if the balls of dough aren t perfectly round. A round table will seat more people than a square one. Which hairstyles would look good with a round face like mine? 2.… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • round — round1 roundness, n. /rownd/, adj., rounder, roundest, n., adv., prep., v. adj. 1. having a flat, circular surface, as a disk. 2. ring shaped, as a hoop. 3. curved like part of a circle, as an outline. 4. having a circular cros …   Universalium

  • round — /raʊnd / (say rownd) adjective 1. circular, as a disc. 2. ring shaped, as a hoop. 3. curved like part of a circle, as an outline. 4. having a circular cross section, as a cylinder. 5. spherical or globular, as a ball. 6. rounded more or less like …  

  • round off — verb 1. make round (Freq. 1) round the edges • Syn: ↑round, ↑round out • Derivationally related forms: ↑rounder (for: ↑round) …   Useful english dictionary

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