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Synonyms for (noun) pound

Synonyms: pound, pounding, hammer, hammering Definition: the act of pounding (delivering repeated heavy blows) Usage: the sudden hammer of fists caught him off guard; the pounding of feet on the hallway

Similar words: blow Definition: a powerful stroke with the fist or a weapon Usage: a blow on the head

Synonyms: pound, dog pound Definition: a public enclosure for stray or unlicensed dogs Usage: unlicensed dogs will be taken to the pound

Similar words: enclosure Definition: a structure consisting of an area that has been enclosed for some purpose

Synonyms: pound, pound sign Definition: a symbol for a unit of currency (especially for the pound sterling in Great Britain)

Similar words: symbol Definition: an arbitrary sign (written or printed) that has acquired a conventional significance

Synonyms: Ezra Loomis Pound, Ezra Pound, Pound Definition: United States writer who lived in Europe; strongly influenced the development of modern literature (1885-1972)

Similar words: poet Definition: a writer of poems (the term is usually reserved for writers of good poetry)

Similar words: writer, author Definition: writes (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay)

Synonyms: pound, lbf. Definition: a nontechnical unit of force equal to the mass of 1 pound with an acceleration of free fall equal to 32 feet/sec/sec

Similar words: force unit Definition: a unit of measurement of physical force

Synonyms: British pound, British pound sterling, pound, pound sterling, quid Definition: the basic unit of money in Great Britain and Northern Ireland; equal to 100 pence

Similar words: British monetary unit Definition: monetary unit in Great Britain

Synonyms: Cypriot pound, pound Definition: the basic unit of money in Cyprus; equal to 100 cents

Similar words: Cypriot monetary unit Definition: monetary unit in Cyprus

Synonyms: Egyptian pound, pound Definition: the basic unit of money in Egypt; equal to 100 piasters

Similar words: Egyptian monetary unit Definition: monetary unit in Egypt

Synonyms: Irish pound, Irish punt, pound, punt Definition: formerly the basic unit of money in Ireland; equal to 100 pence

Similar words: Irish monetary unit Definition: monetary unit in Eire

Synonyms: Lebanese pound, pound Definition: the basic unit of money in Lebanon; equal to 100 piasters

Similar words: Lebanese monetary unit Definition: monetary unit in Lebanon

Synonyms: Sudanese pound, pound Definition: the basic unit of money in the Sudan; equal to 100 piasters

Similar words: Sudanese monetary unit Definition: monetary unit in the Sudan

Synonyms: Syrian pound, pound Definition: the basic unit of money in Syria; equal to 100 piasters

Similar words: Syrian monetary unit Definition: monetary unit in Syria

Synonyms: lb, pound Definition: 16 ounces avoirdupois Usage: he got a hernia when he tried to lift 100 pounds

Similar words: avoirdupois unit Definition: any of the units of the avoirdupois system of weights

Synonyms: pound Definition: a unit of apothecary weight equal to 12 ounces troy

Similar words: force unit Definition: a unit of measurement of physical force

Synonyms for (verb) pound

Synonyms: pound Definition: break down and crush by beating, as with a pestle Usage: pound the roots with a heavy flat stone

Similar words: fragment, fragmentise, fragmentize, break up Definition: break or cause to break into pieces Usage: The plate fragmented

Synonyms: pound, impound Definition: place or shut up in a pound Usage: pound the cows so they don't stray

Similar words: hold, confine, restrain Definition: to close within bounds, limit or hold back from movement Usage: This holds the local until the express passengers change trains; About a dozen animals were held inside the stockade; The illegal immigrants were held at a detention center; The terrorists held the journalists for ransom

Synonyms: pound, pound up Definition: shut up or confine in any enclosure or within any bounds or limits Usage: The prisoners are safely pounded

Similar words: hold, confine, restrain Definition: to close within bounds, limit or hold back from movement Usage: This holds the local until the express passengers change trains; About a dozen animals were held inside the stockade; The illegal immigrants were held at a detention center; The terrorists held the journalists for ransom

Synonyms: pound, poke, thump Definition: hit hard with the hand, fist, or some heavy instrument Usage: the salesman pounded the door knocker; a bible-thumping Southern Baptist

Similar words: hit Definition: deal a blow to, either with the hand or with an instrument Usage: He hit her hard in the face

Synonyms: pound, pound off Definition: partition off into compartments Usage: The locks pound the water of the canal

Similar words: partition, partition off Definition: divide into parts, pieces, or sections Usage: The Arab peninsula was partitioned by the British

Synonyms: pound, ram, ram down Definition: strike or drive against with a heavy impact Usage: ram the gate with a sledgehammer; pound on the door

Similar words: thrust Definition: push forcefully Usage: He thrust his chin forward

Synonyms: pound, thump, beat Definition: move rhythmically Usage: Her heart was beating fast

Similar words: move Definition: move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion Usage: He moved his hand slightly to the right

Synonyms: lumber, pound Definition: move heavily or clumsily Usage: The heavy man lumbered across the room

Similar words: walk Definition: use one's feet to advance; advance by steps Usage: Walk, don't run!; We walked instead of driving; She walks with a slight limp; The patient cannot walk yet; Walk over to the cabinet