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verb (tr, adverb)
to make or become bigger or plumper; fill out, esp so as to be symmetrical
to round up (a number)
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round out

1

See round off, def. 2.

2

Grow or develop to a round form, as in The tree was spindly when first planted, but it has since rounded out nicely. [c. 1900]

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