round down

This page is about the phrasal verb round down.

Meaning: If you round a number or an amount down to a certain level such as a whole number or the nearest dollar, you bring it down to that level.

For example:

  • round sth down Can we round the amounts down to the nearest dollar, so that $16.25, for example, is changed to $16.00?

  • round down sth Are you sure she remembered to round down all the numbers?

Quick Quiz:

If $51.05 is rounded down to the nearest dollar, it becomes

a. $50.00

b. $51.00

c. $52.00

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Contributor: Matt Errey