Definitions of pound

The word "pound" uses 5 letters: dnopu.

POUND is playable in:

Words With Friends11
Scrabble US8
Scrabble UK8

v. t. - To strike repeatedly with some heavy instrument; to beat. 2

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. 2

v. i. - To strike heavy blows; to beat. 2

v. i. - To make a jarring noise, as in running; as, the engine pounds. 2

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. 2

n. - A level stretch in a canal between locks. 2

n. - A kind of net, having a large inclosure with a narrow entrance into which fish are directed by wings spreading outward. 2

v. t. - To confine in, or as in, a pound; to impound. 2

plural of pound 1

n. - A certain specified weight; especially, a legal standard consisting of an established number of ounces. 2

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. 2

Words formed by adding one letter before or after pound (in bold), or to dnopu in any order:

s - pounds12

i - unipod12


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