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"pound" Meaning in English

1. the basic unit of money in Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Part of speech : noun
2. strike or drive against with a heavy impact
Part of speech : verb
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3. the act of pounding (delivering repeated heavy blows)
Part of speech : noun
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4. a public enclosure for stray or unlicensed dogs
Part of speech : noun
Example : unlicensed dogs will be taken to the pound
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5. a symbol for a unit of currency (especially for the pound sterling in Great Britain)
Part of speech : noun
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6. a nontechnical unit of force equal to the mass of 1 pound with an acceleration of free fall equal to 32 feet/sec/sec
Part of speech : noun
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7. formerly the basic unit of money in Ireland
Part of speech : noun
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8. equivalent to 16 ounces avoirdupois
Part of speech : noun
Example : They got a hernia when they tried to lift 100 pounds.
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9. place or shut up in a pound
Part of speech : verb
Example : pound the cows so they don't stray
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10. shut up or confine in any enclosure or within any bounds or limits
Part of speech : verb
Example : The prisoners are safely pounded
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11. hit hard with the hand, fist, or some heavy instrument
Part of speech : verb
Example : the salesman pounded the door knocker
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12. partition off into compartments
Part of speech : verb
Example : The locks pound the water of the canal
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13. move rhythmically
Part of speech : verb
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14. move heavily or clumsily
Part of speech : verb
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15. the basic unit of money in Cyprus
Part of speech : noun
16. the basic unit of money in Egypt
Part of speech : noun
17. the basic unit of money in Lebanon
Part of speech : noun
18. the basic unit of money in the Sudan
Part of speech : noun
19. the basic unit of money in Syria
Part of speech : noun
20. a unit of apothecary weight equal to 12 ounces troy
Part of speech : noun
21. break down and crush by beating, as with a pestle
Part of speech : verb
Example : pound the roots with a heavy flat stone

Translation for "pound"

pound meaning in Spanish : libra
  • pound meaning in German : Pfund
  • pound meaning in Japanese : ポンド
  • pound meaning in Turkish : pound
  • pound meaning in Chinese : 磅
  • pound meaning in Arabic : جنيه
  • pound meaning in Polish : funt
  • pound meaning in Hindi : पौंड
  • pound meaning in French : livre
  • pound meaning in Russian : фунт
  • pound meaning in Tamil : பவுண்டு
  • pound meaning in Telugu : పౌండ్
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