Definition of Round up

1. Verb. Seek out and bring together. "They want to round up the prisoners "; "Round up some loyal followers"

Generic synonyms: Collect, Garner, Gather, Pull Together
Derivative terms: Roundup, Roundup



Definition of Round up

1. Verb. (transitive idiomatic) To collect or gather (something) together. ¹

2. Verb. (transitive arithmetic) To round (a number) to the smallest integer that is not less than it, or to some other greater value, especially a whole number of hundreds, thousands, etc. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Round Up

round shot
round steak
round table
round tables
round the Horn
round the bend
round the clock
round the twist
round top
round trip
round trips
round tuit
round tuits
round turn
round turns
round up (current term)
round whitefish
round window
roundabout
roundabout way
roundaboutly
roundaboutness
roundabouts
roundarm
roundball
rounded down
rounded off
rounded out

Literary usage of Round up

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Sunset by Southern Pacific Company, Southern Pacific Company. Passenger Dept (1913)
"The result of the union of these ambitions was the Pendleton Round-up, which proved so successful the year of its inception that a long start was made ..."

2. The Works of Theodore Roosevelt by Theodore Roosevelt (1903)
"CHAPTER IV ON THE CATTLE RANGES; THE PRONGHORN ANTELOPE EARLY one June, just after the close of the regular spring round-up, a couple of wagons, ..."

3. Ranch Life and the Hunting-trail by Theodore Roosevelt (1888)
"IV THE ROUND-UP ... Almost every stock-growers' association forbids branding any calves before the spring round-up. If great bands of cattle wander off the ..."

4. Ranch Life and the Hunting-trail by Theodore Roosevelt (1888)
"IV THE ROUND-UP ... Almost every stock-growers' association forbids branding any calves before the spring round-up. If great bands of cattle wander off the ..."

5. Cowboy Songs and Other Frontier Ballads by John Avery Lomax (1918)
"They say there will be a great round-up, And cowboys, like dogies, will stand, To be marked by the Riders of Judgment Who are posted and know every brand. ..."

6. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1909)
"S. 4, '09. Buffalo mountain tunnel; story AK Akers. 11. McClure. 33: 558-63. S. '09. Buffaloes. Last great round-up of buffaloes. N. Mac- Tavish. II. ..."

7. Cowboy Songs, and Other Frontier Ballads by John Avery Lomax (1916)
"They say there will be a great round-up, And cowboys, like dogies, will stand, To be marked by the Riders of Judgment Who are posted and know every brand. ..."

8. Theodore Roosevelt: An Autobiography by Theodore Roosevelt (1913)
"There was much hard work and some risk on a round-up, but also much fun. The meeting- place was appointed weeks beforehand, and all the ranchmen of the ..."

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