round up

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round up (third-person singular simple present rounds up, present participle rounding up, simple past and past participle rounded up)

  1. (transitive) To gather (cattle) together by riding around them.
  2. (transitive, idiomatic) To collect or gather (something) together.
    Round up the usual suspects.
  3. (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.
    The total is $24,995 — let's round up to $25,000.

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