- (preposition) to circumvent or overcomehe got round the problem by an ingenious trick
- (preposition) informal to have one's way with; cajolethat girl can get round anyone
- (preposition) to evade (a law or rules)
- (adverb foll by to) to reach or come to at lengthI'll get round to that job in an hour
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
see get around, def. 1 and 2.
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