Textual thesaurus for "pound"

(noun) pounding, hammer, hammering

the act of pounding (delivering repeated heavy blows)

the sudden hammer of fists caught him off guard; the pounding of feet on the hallway

(noun) dog pound

a public enclosure for stray or unlicensed dogs

unlicensed dogs will be taken to the pound

(noun) pound sign

a symbol for a unit of currency (especially for the pound sterling in Great Britain)

(noun) Ezra Loomis Pound, Ezra Pound, Pound

United States writer who lived in Europe; strongly influenced the development of modern literature (1885-1972)

(noun) lbf.

a nontechnical unit of force equal to the mass of 1 pound with an acceleration of free fall equal to 32 feet/sec/sec

(noun) British pound, British pound sterling, pound sterling, quid

the basic unit of money in Great Britain and Northern Ireland; equal to 100 pence

(noun) Cypriot pound

the basic unit of money in Cyprus; equal to 100 cents

(noun) Egyptian pound

the basic unit of money in Egypt; equal to 100 piasters

(noun) Irish pound, Irish punt, punt

formerly the basic unit of money in Ireland; equal to 100 pence

(noun) Lebanese pound

the basic unit of money in Lebanon; equal to 100 piasters

(noun) Sudanese pound

the basic unit of money in the Sudan; equal to 100 piasters

(noun) Syrian pound

the basic unit of money in Syria; equal to 100 piasters

(noun) lb

16 ounces avoirdupois

he got a hernia when he tried to lift 100 pounds

(verb) impound

place or shut up in a pound

pound the cows so they don't stray

(verb) pound up

shut up or confine in any enclosure or within any bounds or limits

The prisoners are safely pounded

(verb) poke, thump

hit hard with the hand, fist, or some heavy instrument

the salesman pounded the door knocker; a bible-thumping Southern Baptist

(verb) pound off

partition off into compartments

The locks pound the water of the canal

(verb) ram, ram down

strike or drive against with a heavy impact

ram the gate with a sledgehammer; pound on the door

(verb) thump, beat

move rhythmically

Her heart was beating fast

(verb) lumber

move heavily or clumsily

The heavy man lumbered across the room