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pound



I - noun
1. 16 ounces avoirdupois (Freq. 42)
- he got a hernia when he tried to lift 100 pounds
Syn:
lb
Hypernyms:
avoirdupois unit
Part Holonyms:
stone, quarter
Part Meronyms:
ounce, oz., half pound
2. the basic unit of money in Great Britain and Northern Ireland;
equal to 100 pence (Freq. 2)
Syn:
British pound, British pound sterling, pound sterling, quid
Hypernyms:
British monetary unit
Part Meronyms:
penny
3. a unit of apothecary weight equal to 12 ounces troy
Hypernyms:
force unit
4. the basic unit of money in Syria;
equal to 100 piasters
Syn:
Syrian pound
Hypernyms:
Syrian monetary unit
Part Meronyms:
piaster, piastre
5. the basic unit of money in the Sudan;
equal to 100 piasters
Syn:
Sudanese pound
Hypernyms:
Sudanese monetary unit
Part Meronyms:
piaster, piastre
6. the basic unit of money in Cyprus;
equal to 100 cents
Syn:
Cypriot pound
Hypernyms:
Cypriot monetary unit
Part Meronyms:
mil
7. formerly the basic unit of money in Ireland;
equal to 100 pence
Syn:
Irish pound, Irish punt, punt
Hypernyms:
Irish monetary unit
Part Meronyms:
penny
8. the act of pounding (delivering repeated heavy blows)
- the sudden hammer of fists caught him off guard
- the pounding of feet on the hallway
Syn:
hammer, hammering, pounding
Derivationally related forms:
pound (for: pounding), hammer (for: hammering)
Hypernyms:
blow
9. the basic unit of money in Lebanon;
equal to 100 piasters
Syn:
Lebanese pound
Hypernyms:
Lebanese monetary unit
Part Meronyms:
piaster, piastre
10. the basic unit of money in Egypt;
equal to 100 piasters
Syn:
Egyptian pound
Hypernyms:
Egyptian monetary unit
Part Meronyms:
piaster, piastre
11. a public enclosure for stray or unlicensed dogs
- unlicensed dogs will be taken to the pound
Syn:
dog pound
Hypernyms:
enclosure
12. a nontechnical unit of force equal to the mass of 1 pound with an acceleration of free fall equal to 32 feet/sec/sec
Syn:
lbf.
Hypernyms:
force unit
Part Meronyms:
quarter pound
13. a symbol for a unit of currency (especially for the pound sterling in Great Britain)
Syn:
pound sign
Hypernyms:
symbol

II - verb
1. hit hard with the hand, fist, or some heavy instrument (Freq. 5)
- the salesman pounded the door knocker
- a bible-thumping Southern Baptist
Syn:
thump, poke
Derivationally related forms:
poke (for: poke), pounding, thump (for: thump)
Hypernyms:
hit
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Somebody ----s somebody
2. strike or drive against with a heavy impact (Freq. 3)
- ram the gate with a sledgehammer
- pound on the door
Syn:
ram, ram down
Derivationally related forms:
ram (for: ram), rammer (for: ram)
Hypernyms:
thrust
Verb Frames:
- Something ----s something
- Somebody ----s something PP
3. move rhythmically (Freq. 1)
- Her heart was beating fast
Syn:
beat, thump
Derivationally related forms:
pounding, beat (for: beat)
Hypernyms:
move
Hyponyms:
pulsate, throb, pulse, palpitate, flutter,
thrash, flap
Verb Group:
beat
Verb Frames:
- Something ----s
- Something is ----ing PP
4. move heavily or clumsily (Freq. 1)
- The heavy man lumbered across the room
Syn:
lumber
Hypernyms:
walk
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s
- Somebody ----s PP
- The children pound to the playground
5. partition off into compartments
- The locks pound the water of the canal
Syn:
pound off
Hypernyms:
partition, partition off
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
6. shut up or confine in any enclosure or within any bounds or limits
- The prisoners are safely pounded
Syn:
pound up
Derivationally related forms:
poundage
Hypernyms:
restrain, confine, hold
Verb Group:
impound
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s somebody
7. place or shut up in a pound
- pound the cows so they don't stray
Syn:
impound
Hypernyms:
restrain, confine, hold
Verb Group:
pound up
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Somebody ----s somebody
8. break down and crush by beating, as with a pestle
- pound the roots with a heavy flat stone
Derivationally related forms:
pounder
Hypernyms:
break up, fragment, fragmentize, fragmentise
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Something ----s something

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