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Definition of "pound":

noun: the act of pounding (delivering repeated heavy blows)

"the pounding of feet on the hallway"


noun: a public enclosure for stray or unlicensed dogs

"unlicensed dogs will be taken to the pound"


noun: a symbol for a unit of currency (especially for the pound sterling in Great Britain)


noun: United States writer who lived in Europe; strongly influenced the development of modern literature (1885-1972)


noun: a nontechnical unit of force equal to the mass of 1 pound with an acceleration of free fall equal to 32 feet/sec/sec


noun: the basic unit of money in Great Britain and Northern Ireland; equal to 100 pence


noun: the basic unit of money in Cyprus; equal to 100 cents


noun: the basic unit of money in Egypt; equal to 100 piasters


noun: formerly the basic unit of money in Ireland; equal to 100 pence


noun: the basic unit of money in Lebanon; equal to 100 piasters


noun: the basic unit of money in the Sudan; equal to 100 piasters


noun: the basic unit of money in Syria; equal to 100 piasters


noun: 16 ounces avoirdupois

"he got a hernia when he tried to lift 100 pounds"


noun: a unit of apothecary weight equal to 12 ounces troy


verb: break down and crush by beating, as with a pestle

"pound the roots with a heavy flat stone"


verb: place or shut up in a pound

"pound the cows so they don't stray"


verb: shut up or confine in any enclosure or within any bounds or limits

"The prisoners are safely pounded"


verb: hit hard with the hand, fist, or some heavy instrument

"the salesman pounded the door knocker"


verb: partition off into compartments

"The locks pound the water of the canal"


verb: strike or drive against with a heavy impact

"pound on the door"


verb: move rhythmically


verb: move heavily or clumsily



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