pound




pound - noun

  • 16 ounces avoirdupois
  • the basic unit of money in Great Britain and Northern Ireland; equal to 100 pence
  • a unit of apothecary weight equal to 12 ounces troy
  • the basic unit of money in Syria; equal to 100 piasters
  • the basic unit of money in the Sudan; equal to 100 piasters
  • the basic unit of money in Lebanon; equal to 100 piasters
  • formerly the basic unit of money in Ireland; equal to 100 pence
  • the basic unit of money in Egypt; equal to 100 piasters
  • the basic unit of money in Cyprus; equal to 100 cents
  • a nontechnical unit of force equal to the mass of 1 pound with an acceleration of free fall equal to 32 feet/sec/sec
  • United States writer who lived in Europe; strongly influenced the development of modern literature (1885-1972)
  • a symbol for a unit of currency (especially for the pound sterling in Great Britain)
  • a public enclosure for stray or unlicensed dogs
  • the act of pounding (delivering repeated heavy blows)

  • pound - verb

    • hit hard with the hand, fist, or some heavy instrument
    • strike or drive against with a heavy impact
    • move heavily or clumsily
    • move rhythmically
    • partition off into compartments
    • shut up or confine in any enclosure or within any bounds or limits
    • place or shut up in a pound
    • break down and crush by beating, as with a pestle

    pound - thesaurus

    beat   hammer   hammering   impound   lb   lbf.   lumber   poke   pounding   punt   quid   ram   thump  


    View spelling list ou words - set 1 and learn about the word pound in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 15. Spelling choices for /ou/ sound: ou, ow.

    Scrabble score for pound

    p is 3 o is 1 u is 1 n is 1 d is 2
    Scrabble score = 8

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