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