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