round up

This page is about the phrasal verb round up.

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

For example:

  • round up sth If the amount is $39.95, round it up to $40.00

  • round sth up If it's over the 50-cent mark, you can round the amount up to the nearest dollar.

Quick Quiz:

If the amount $18.89 is rounded up to the nearest dollar, it will become

a. $18.90

b. $19.00

c. $20.00

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Contributor: Matt Errey