POUND MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Pound Definition & Synonyms

  1. (v. i.) To strike heavy blows; to beat.
  2. (v. t.) To strike repeatedly with some heavy instrument; to beat.
  3. (n.) A kind of net, having a large inclosure with a narrow entrance into which fish are directed by wings spreading outward.
  4. (pl. ) of Pound
  5. (n.) A British denomination of money of account, equivalent to twenty shillings sterling, and equal in value to about $4.86. There is no coin known by this name, but the gold sovereign is of the same value.
  6. (n.) A level stretch in a canal between locks.
  7. (v. t.) To comminute and pulverize by beating; to bruise or break into fine particles with a pestle or other heavy instrument; as, to pound spice or salt.
  8. (n.) A certain specified weight; especially, a legal standard consisting of an established number of ounces.
  9. (v. t.) To confine in, or as in, a pound; to impound.
  10. (n.) An inclosure, maintained by public authority, in which cattle or other animals are confined when taken in trespassing, or when going at large in violation of law; a pinfold.
  11. (v. i.) To make a jarring noise, as in running; as, the engine pounds.


Synonyms:
Beat, Hammer, Hammering, Impound, Lumber, Poke, Pounding, Punt, Quid, Ram, Thump,

• Pounded Definition & Synonyms

  1. (imp. & p. p.) of Pounce
  2. (imp. & p. p.) of Pound


• Pounder Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) A person or thing, so called with reference to a certain number of pounds in value, weight, capacity, etc.; as, a cannon carrying a twelve-pound ball is called a twelve pounder.
  2. (n.) One who, or that which, pounds, as a stamp in an ore mill.
  3. (n.) An instrument used for pounding; a pestle.


Synonyms:
Muller, Pestle,

• Poundcake Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) A kind of rich, sweet cake; -- so called from the ingredients being used by pounds, or in equal quantities.


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