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'pound' - used as a noun
1. United States writer who lived in Europe; strongly influenced the development of modern literature (1885-1972)
2. 16 ounces
he got a hernia when he tried to lift 100 pounds
3. the basic unit of money in the United Kingdom; equal to 100 pence
4. the basic unit of money in Syria; equal to 100 piasters
5. the basic unit of money in the Sudan; equal to 100 piasters
6. the basic unit of money in Lebanon; equal to 100 piasters
7. formerly the basic unit of money in Ireland; equal to 100 pence
8. the basic unit of money in Egypt; equal to 100 piasters
9. the basic unit of money in Cyprus; equal to 100 cents
10. a nontechnical unit of force equal to the mass of 1 pound with an acceleration of free fall equal to 32 feet/sec/sec
11. a public enclosure for stray or unlicensed dogs
unlicensed dogs will be taken to the pound
12. the act of pounding (delivering repeated heavy blows)

'pound' - used as a verb
13. hit hard with the hand, fist, or some heavy instrument
the salesman pounded the door knocker
14. strike or drive against with a heavy impact
pound on the door
15. move heavily or clumsily
16. move rhythmically
17. partition off into compartments
The locks pound the water of the canal
18. shut up or confine in any enclosure or within any bounds or limits
The prisoners are safely pounded
19. place or shut up in a pound
pound the cows so they don't stray
20. break down and crush by beating, as with a pestle
pound the roots with a heavy flat stone

derived forms
1. Pound / Plural
pounds
2. Pound / Past
pounded
3. Pound / Third Person
pounds
4. Pound / Present Participle
pounding
Variations of 'pound'
 
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Fact of the day
Pound for pound, hamburgers cost more than new cars.