round something off


round something off
1 the square edges were rounded off: SMOOTH OFF, plane off, sand off, level off.
2 the party rounded off a successful year: COMPLETE, finish off, crown, cap, top; conclude, close, end.
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make the edges or corners of something smooth

round off the spars with a soft plastic fitting

complete something in a satisfying or suitable way

I rounded off my visit to Ganu by purchasing a number of exquisite masks


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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