Round up

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Definition

to round up (people): to bring, to gather, to herd (people) together
verb

to round up (to a whole number): to raise a fraction to the nearest (whole number)
verb

a round-up (of the latest news): a summary, a recap, a review, an outline (of the latest news)
noun

Examples

  • "We're now joined by sports correspondent Enrique De La Cruz for the sports round-up."
  • "The column rounds up the week's winners and losers and contrasts their successes and failures."
  • "I'm Brent Vanderplop and welcome to Radio Rhubarb's News Roundup of newsworthy events from around the globe!"
  • "I've rounded up all the potential murder suspects there for interrogation!"
  • "But don't you want to round it up to 100,000 units?"

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