Round vs Green - What's the difference?

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As adjectives the difference between round and green

is that round is (label) shape while green is (politics) of, or pertaining, to a green party.

As a noun round

is a circular or spherical object or part of an object or round can be (archaic|or|dialectal|northern england|scotland) a whisper; whispering.

As a preposition round

is alternative form of around.

As an adverb round

is .

As a verb round

is to shape something into a curve or round can be (intransitive|archaic|or|dialectal|northern england|scotland) to speak in a low tone; whisper; speak secretly; take counsel.

As a proper noun green is

.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

round

English

(wikipedia round)

Etymology 1

From (etyl) ront, runt ( > French rond), representing an earlier , from (etyl) rotundus ( > Italian rotondo, Provençal redon, Spanish redondo etc.). The noun developed partly from the adjective and partly from the corresponding (etyl) noun rond. Compare rotund and rotunda.

Adjective

(en-adj)
  • (label) Shape.
  • # Circular or cylindrical; having a circular cross-section in one direction.
  • # Spherical; shaped like a ball; having a circular cross-section in more than one direction.
  • # Lacking sharp angles; having gentle curves.
  • # Plump.
  • #*
  • #*:If I close my eyes I can see Marie today as I saw her then. Round , rosy face, snub nose, dark hair piled up in a chignon.
  • Complete, whole, not lacking.
  • * (1809-1892)
  • Round was their pace at first, but slackened soon.
  • (label) Convenient for ing other numbers to; for example, ending in a zero.
  • (label) Pronounced with the lips drawn together.
  • Outspoken; plain and direct; unreserved; not mincing.
  • * (Matthew Arnold) (1822-1888)
  • the round assertion
  • * (William Shakespeare) (1564-1616)
  • Sir Toby, I must be round with you.
  • Finished; polished; not defective or abrupt; said of authors or their writing style.
  • * (Henry Peacham) (1578-c.1644)
  • In his satires Horace is quick, round , and pleasant.
  • Consistent; fair; just; applied to conduct.
  • * (Francis Bacon) (1561-1626)
  • Round dealing is the honour of man's nature.
    Synonyms
    * (circular) circular, cylindrical, discoid * (spherical) spherical * (of corners that lack sharp angles) rounded * (plump) plump, rotund * (not lacking) complete, entire, whole * (of a number) rounded * (pronounced with the mouth open) rounded
    Derived terms
    * round angle
    Derived terms
    {{der3, roundabout , round dozen , round-table , round the clock , round trip , rounded vowel}}

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A circular or spherical object or part of an object.
  • *(William Shakespeare) (c.1564–1616)
  • *:the golden round [the crown]
  • *(John Milton) (1608-1674)
  • *:in labyrinth of many a round self-rolled
  • *
  • *:Serene, smiling, enigmatic, she faced him with no fear whatever showing in her dark eyes.She put back a truant curl from her forehead where it had sought egress to the world, and looked him full in the face now, drawing a deep breath which caused the round of her bosom to lift the lace at her throat.
  • *1955 , (William Golding), , Faber and Faber 2005, p.50:
  • *:All at once the sun was through, a round of dulled silver, racing slantwise through the clouds yet always staying in the same place.
  • A circular or repetitious route.
  • :
  • :
  • *, chapter=15
  • , title= The Mirror and the Lamp , passage=Edward Churchill still attended to his work in a hopeless mechanical manner like a sleep-walker who walks safely on a well-known round . But his Roman collar galled him, his cossack stifled him, his biretta was as uncomfortable as a merry-andrew's cap and bells.}}
  • A general outburst from a group of people at an event.
  • :
  • A song that is sung by groups of people with each subset of people starting at a different time.
  • A serving of something; a portion of something to each person in a group.
  • :
  • *(Charles Dickens), (Dombey and Son)
  • *:There is a snaky gleam in her hard grey eye, as of anticipated rounds of buttered toast, relays of hot chops, worryings and quellings of young children, sharp snappings at poor Berry, and all the other delights of her Ogress's castle.
  • A single individual portion or dose of medicine.
  • *2009 , Patrick Condon, "Boy with cancer, mom return home", Associated Press, printed in Austin American-Statesman , 2009 May 26, page A4:
  • *:Daniel underwent one round of chemotherapy in February but stopped after that single treatment, citing religious beliefs.
  • (lb) A long-bristled, circular-headed paintbrush used in oil and acrylic painting.
  • A firearm cartridge, bullet, or any individual ammunition projectile. Originally referring to the spherical projectile ball of a smoothbore firearm. Compare round shot and solid shot.
  • (lb) One of the specified pre-determined segments of the total time of a sport event, such as a boxing or wrestling match, during which contestants compete before being signaled to stop.
  • *April 19 2002 , Scott Tobias, AV Club Fightville [http://www.avclub.com/articles/fightville,72589/]
  • *:And though Fightville, an MMA documentary from the directors of the fine Iraq War doc Gunner Palace, presents it more than fairly, the sight of a makeshift ring getting constructed on a Louisiana rodeo ground does little to shake the label. Nor do the shots of ringside assistants with spray bottles and rags, mopping up the blood between rounds
  • (lb) A stage in a competition.
  • :
  • (lb) In some sports, e.g. golf or showjumping: one complete way around the course.
  • A rounded relief or cut at an edge, especially an outside edge, added for a finished appearance and to soften sharp edges.
  • A strip of material with a circular face that covers an edge, gap, or crevice for decorative, sanitary, or security purposes.
  • :
  • (lb) The hindquarters of a bovine.
  • (lb) A rung, as of a ladder.
  • *(John Dryden) (1631-1700)
  • *:All the rounds like Jacob's ladder rise.
  • *1851 , (Herman Melville), (Moby-Dick) ,
  • *:The perpendicular parts of this side ladder, as is usually the case with swinging ones, were of cloth-covered rope, only the rounds were of wood, so that at every step there was a joint.
  • A crosspiece that joins and braces the legs of a chair.
  • A series of changes or events ending where it began; a series of like events recurring in continuance; a cycle; a periodical revolution.
  • :
  • A course of action or conduct performed by a number of persons in turn, or one after another, as if seated in a circle.
  • * (1666-1735)
  • *:Women to cards may be compared: we play / A round or two; which used, we throw away.
  • *(Matthew Prior) (1664-1721)
  • *:The feast was served; the bowl was crowned; / To the king's pleasure went the mirthful round .
  • A series of duties or tasks which must be performed in turn, and then repeated.
  • *(John Keble) (1792-1866)
  • *:the trivial round , the common task
  • A circular dance.
  • *(John Milton) (1608-1674)
  • *:Come, knit hands, and beat the ground, / In a light fantastic round .
  • Rotation, as in office; succession.
  • :(Holyday)
  • A general discharge of firearms by a body of troops in which each soldier fires once.
  • An assembly; a group; a circle.
  • :
  • A brewer's vessel in which the fermentation is concluded, the yeast escaping through the bunghole.
  • (lb) A vessel filled, as for drinking.
  • (lb) A round-top.
  • A round of beef.
  • Synonyms
    * (song) canon * (hindquarters of a bovine) rump
    Antonyms
    * (rounded inside edge) fillet
    Derived terms
    * round of applause

    Preposition

    (English prepositions)
  • Alternative form of around.
  • I look round the room quickly to make sure it's neat.
  • * Cowper
  • The serpent Error twines round human hearts.
    Derived terms
    * go round * look round

    Adverb

    (-)
  • * Sir Walter Scott
  • The invitations were sent round accordingly.

    Verb

  • To shape something into a curve.
  • The carpenter rounded the edges of the table.
  • * Francis Bacon
  • Worms with many feet, which round themselves into balls, are bred chiefly under logs of timber.
  • * Addison
  • The figures on our modern medals are raised and rounded to a very great perfection.
  • To become shaped into a curve.
  • * 1900 , , The House Behind the Cedars , Chapter I,
  • The girl's figure, he perceived, was admirably proportioned; she was evidently at the period when the angles of childhood were rounding into the promising curves of adolescence.
  • To finish; to complete; to fill out.
  • She rounded out her education with only a single mathematics class.
  • * Shakespeare
  • We are such stuff / As dreams are made on, and our little life / Is rounded with a sleep.
  • To approximate a number, especially a decimal number by the closest whole number.
  • Ninety-five rounds up to one hundred.
  • To turn past a boundary.
  • Helen watched him until he rounded the corner.
  • To turn and attack someone or something (used with on ).
  • As a group of policemen went past him, one of them rounded on him, grabbing him by the arm.
  • (baseball) To advance to home plate.
  • And the runners round the bases on the double by Jones.
  • To go round, pass, go past.
  • * {{quote-news
  • , year=2011 , date=March 2 , author=Andy Campbell , title=Celtic 1 - 0 Rangers , work=BBC citation , page= , passage=Diouf rounded Zaluska near the byeline and crossed but Daniel Majstorovic headed away and Celtic eventually mopped up the danger.}}
  • To encircle; to encompass.
  • * Shakespeare
  • The inclusive verge / Of golden metal that must round my brow.
  • To grow round or full; hence, to attain to fullness, completeness, or perfection.
  • * Shakespeare
  • The queen your mother rounds apace.
  • * Tennyson
  • So rounds he to a separate mind, / From whence clear memory may begin.
  • (obsolete) To go round, as a guard; to make the rounds.
  • * Milton
  • They nightly rounding walk.
  • (obsolete) To go or turn round; to wheel about.
  • (Tennyson)
    Derived terms
    * round off * round out * round up * round down

    See also

    * 'round

    Etymology 2

    From (etyl) rounen, from (etyl) . More at (l).

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • (intransitive, archaic, or, dialectal, Northern England, Scotland) To speak in a low tone; whisper; speak secretly; take counsel.
  • (transitive, archaic, or, dialectal, Northern England, Scotland) To address or speak to in a whisper, utter in a whisper.
  • (Shakespeare)
    (Holland)
  • * Calderwood
  • The Bishop of Glasgow rounding' in his ear, "Ye are not a wise man," he ' rounded likewise to the bishop, and said, "Wherefore brought ye me here?"

    Etymology 3

    From (etyl) roun, from (etyl) .

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (archaic, or, dialectal, Northern England, Scotland) A whisper; whispering.
  • (archaic, or, dialectal, Northern England, Scotland) Discourse; song.
  • green

    English

    Adjective

    (er)
  • Having green as its color.
  • *
  • , title=(The Celebrity), chapter=8 , passage=The day was cool and snappy for August, and the Rise all green with a lavish nature. Now we plunged into a deep shade with the boughs lacing each other overhead, and crossed dainty, rustic bridges over the cold trout-streams, the boards giving back the clatter of our horses' feet:
  • (label) Of people.
  • # Sickly, unwell.
  • #* (William Shakespeare) (1564-1616)
  • to look so green and pale
  • # Inexperienced.
  • #* Sir (Walter Scott) (1771-1832)
  • I might be angry with the officious zeal which supposes that its green conceptions can instruct my grey hairs.
  • # or unaware of obvious facts.
  • # Overcome with envy.
  • Environmentally friendly.
  • * {{quote-magazine, date=2013-05-10
  • , author=Audrey Garric, volume=188, issue=22, page=30, magazine=(The Guardian Weekly) , title= Urban canopies let nature bloom , passage=As towns continue to grow, replanting vegetation has become a form of urban utopia and green roofs are spreading fast. Last year 1m square metres of plant-covered roofing was built in France, as much as in the US, and 10 times more than in Germany, the pioneer in this field.}}
  • (label) Of things.
  • # (cricket) Describing a pitch which, even if there is no visible grass, still contains a significant amount of moisture.
  • # (label) Of bacon or similar smallgoods, unprocessed, raw, unsmoked; not smoked or spiced.“unsmoked bacon used to be called green bacon, though the term is losing currency” Delia Online: Bacon, including gammon
  • # (label) Not fully roasted; half raw.
  • #* (Isaac Watts) (1674-1748)
  • We say the meat is green when half roasted.
  • # Unripe, said of certain fruits that change color when they ripen.
  • # Of freshly cut wood or lumber that has not been dried, containing moisture and therefore relatively more flexible or springy.
  • (Shakespeare)
  • (label) High or too high in acidity.
  • Full of life and vigour; fresh and vigorous; new; recent.
  • * (Edmund Burke) (1729-1797)
  • as valid against such an old and beneficent government as againstthe greenest usurpation
  • (Philippines) describing something with a sexual connotation
  • (particle physics) Having a color charge of green.
  • Synonyms

    * raw, unprocessed, unsmoked * tart * See also * See also

    Antonyms

    * (having green as its colour) nongreen, ungreen * processed, smoked, spiced * cloy, sweet

    Derived terms

    (green) * blue-green * * Board of Green Cloth * common green lacewing * engreen * evergreen * go green * the grass is always greener on the other side * greater green leafbird * great green macaw * green accounting * green acres * greenage * green alga * green and pale, green and wan * green apron * green about the gills, green around the gills * green arrow * green ash * green audit * greenback * green-backed firecrown * green bag, green-bag * green baize * green ban * green bass * (Green Bay) * green bean * green-bed * (Greenbelt) * green belt, greenbelt * Green Beret * green bice * green-bind * green bird * green-black * green blights * green-blue * green-bone, greenbone * green-bottle, greenbottle, greenbottle fly * green-book * green box * green brass * green brier, greenbrier * green broom * green bug * green burial * green butter * green card * green-charge * green cheese * green Christmas * green cloth, greencloth * green coat, green-coat * green-cod * green coffer * green con * green copperas * green cormorant * green corn * green crab * green crop * green cross * Green Cross Code * green curtain * green diallage * green dolphin * green dragon * green drake * green drops * green earth * green ebony * greened * green eel * green endive * green energy * greener * Green Erin * greenery * greenery-yallery * green-eyed * green fallow * green fat * greenfeed * green fever * green field, greenfield, green fields * green fillet * greenfinch * green fingers * green-finned * green fire * green-fish * greenflag * green flash * green fluorescent protein * green-fly, greenfly * green frog * green fund * greengage * green gate * green gill * green-gill, green-gilled * green ginger * green gland * green glass * Green Goddess * green gold * green-gold * green-golden * green goods * green goose * green gown * green grasshopper * green-gray, green-grey * green grosbeak * green hand, greenhand * green hastings * green head, greenhead * greenheart * green heron * greenhew * green hide, green-hide, greenhide * greenhorn * greenie * green in earth * greening * green investing * green iodide of mercury * green iron ore * greenish * the Green Island, the Green Isle * Green Jackets * green jaundice * green-jerkin * green jersey * greenkin * green label * green labeling, green labelling * Greenland * green laver * green lead ore * green leaf lettuce * green leech * green leek, green-leek, greek-leek parrot * greenlet * green light * Green Line * greenling * green linnet * Green Linnets * green lizard * green looper * green-louse * greenly * * green mamba * green man * greenman * greenmans * green manure * green marble * greenmarket * green mineral * green monkey * (Green Mountains) * Green Mountain State * green mustard * greenness * green oak * green old age * green onion * green out * green oyster * green paper * Green Party * green party * (Greenpeace) * green-peak, green-peek * green pea * green pepper * green peril * green pigeon * green-plot * green plover * green-pollack * green pound * green racer * green ray * green revolution * green ribbon * (Green River) * Green River Ordinance * green road * green rod * green room, green-room, greenroom * green rose * green rushes * green salad * green salt of Magnus * green-salted * green sand * green-sand, greensand * green sauce, greensauce * green sea * green-seal * green seaweed * greenshank * green-shaving * greenship * greenshoe option * green sickness, green-sickness, greensickness * green-side * green-sleeves * (Greensleeves) * green slip * green sloke * green snake * green snow * green soap * greensome * green-soil * green space * greenspeak * green-staff * greenstick fracture * green stocks * green-stone, greenstone * greenstrip * Green Striper * green-stuff, greenstuff * green swallow * greensward * green syrup * green table * green-tail * greentailing * green tar * green tea * greenth * green thumb * green top * green-tree ant * green turtle * green 'un * green vitriol * greenware * green water * greenwash * greenwashing * green wax, greenwax * green way, greenway * greenweed * green-wellie * green-wing * green-winged * green withe * green with envy * greenwood * green woodpecker * green-wort * greeny * green-yard, greenyard * green-yellow * in green * in the green tree * keep the bones green * lesser green leafbird * little green man * not as green as one is cabbage-looking * red-and-green macaw * sengreen * silgreen, sillgreen * something green in one's eye * still-green * ungreen * verigreen * yellow-green

    References

    Noun

    (wikipedia green) (en noun)
  • The colour of growing foliage, as well as other plant cells containing chlorophyll; the colour between yellow and blue in the visible spectrum; one of the primary additive colour for transmitted light; the colour obtained by subtracting red and blue from white light using cyan and yellow filters.
  • (politics, sometimes capitalised) A member of a green party; an environmentalist.
  • (golf) A putting green, the part of a golf course near the hole.
  • (bowls) The surface upon which bowls is played.
  • (snooker) One of the colour balls used in snooker, with a value of 3 points.
  • (British) a public patch of land in the middle of a settlement.
  • A grassy plain; a piece of ground covered with verdant herbage.
  • * Milton
  • o'er the smooth enamelled green
  • (mostly, in plural) Fresh leaves or branches of trees or other plants; wreaths.
  • * Alexander Pope
  • In that soft season when descending showers / Call forth the greens , and wake the rising flowers.
  • Any substance or pigment of a green colour.
  • (British, slang, uncountable) marijuana.
  • (US, uncountable) Money.
  • (particle physics) One of the three color charges for quarks.
  • Synonyms

    * (environmentalist) environmentalist, greenbody greenie (Australian) treehugger * (green vegetables) veg (informal) * (putting green) putting green * (surface on which bowls is played) bowling green

    Derived terms

    * advanced green * almond green, almond-green * antigreen * apple green, apple-green * ay-green * Berlin green * Bermuda green, Bermuda-green * bice green * bladder green, bladder-green * bleaching green, bleaching-green * bottle green, bottle-green * bowling green, bowling-green * bronze green, bronze-green * Brunswick green Brunswick-green * cedar green, cedar-green * celandine green, celandine-green * chrome green, chrome-green * crown green * deep green, deep-green * emerald green, emerald-green * fair green * forest green, forest-green * gaudy-green * grape green, grape-green * grass green, grass-green * green-blind * green fee, greens fee * greengrocer * greenhouse * green-keeper, greenkeeper, greenskeeper * greenless * greenside * greensman * greenwash * green with envy * Gretna Green * Guignet's green * Hungary green, Hungary-green * hunter green, hunter's green * in the green * Jack-in-the-green * jade green, jade-green * jungle green, jungle-green * kelly green, kelly-green * Kendal green * Kensal Green * leek green, leek-green * lettuce green, lettuce-green * light green, light-green * lime green, lime-green * Lincoln green * little green man * long green * Marina green, Marina-green * mineral green, mineral-green * mitis green * Monastral Green * mondegreen * moss green, moss-green * mountain green, mountain-green * Nile green, Nile-green * olive green, olive-green * on the green * overgreen * Paris green * parrot green, parrot-green * pea green, pea-green * pistachio green, pistachio-green * Prussian green, Prussian-green * putting green, putting-green * red-green colorblindness, red-green colour blindness * regreen * RGB * rifle-green * rub of the green, rub on the green * Russian green, Russian-green * sage-green * sap-green * Saxon green, Saxon-green * Scheele's green * schweinfurt green * sea green, sea-green * see any green in one's eye * Spanish green, Spanish-green * spring green * town green * turquoise green, turquoise-green * Veronese green, Veronese-green * Vienna green * village green * vine-leaf green, vine-leaf-green

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To make (something) green, to turn (something) green.
  • * Thomson
  • Great spring before greened all the year.
  • To become or grow green in colour.
  • (Tennyson)
    By greening slope and singing flood. — Whittier.
  • To add greenspaces to (a town).
  • To become environmentally aware.
  • To make (something) environmentally friendly.
  • Synonyms

    * engreen

    Derived terms

    * greenable * greening

    See also

    * biliverdin * chlorophyll * paloverde * salad days * salsa verde * secondary colour * terre verte * thallium * thallus * verdant * verdigris * verdin * verditer * verdure * verjuice * vert * vireo * virescent * virid * viridescent *

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