Definitions For Pound

noun

  • The act of pounding (delivering repeated heavy blows)
  • A public enclosure for stray or unlicensed dogs
  • A symbol for a unit of currency (especially for the pound sterling in Great Britain)
  • United States writer who lived in Europe; strongly influenced the development of modern literature (1885-1972)
  • A nontechnical unit of force equal to the mass of 1 pound with an acceleration of free fall equal to 32 feet/sec/sec
  • The basic unit of money in Great Britain and Northern Ireland; equal to 100 pence
  • The basic unit of money in Cyprus; equal to 100 cents
  • The basic unit of money in Egypt; equal to 100 piasters
  • Formerly the basic unit of money in Ireland; equal to 100 pence
  • The basic unit of money in Lebanon; equal to 100 piasters
  • The basic unit of money in the Sudan; equal to 100 piasters
  • The basic unit of money in Syria; equal to 100 piasters
  • 16 ounces avoirdupois
  • A unit of apothecary weight equal to 12 ounces troy
  • To hit (something or someone) with force again and again
  • To crush or break (something) into very small pieces by hitting it again and again
  • To walk or run with heavy and loud steps

verb

  • Break down and crush by beating, as with a pestle
  • Place or shut up in a pound
  • Shut up or confine in any enclosure or within any bounds or limits
  • Hit hard with the hand, fist, or some heavy instrument
  • Partition off into compartments
  • Strike or drive against with a heavy impact
  • Move rhythmically
  • Move heavily or clumsily

Is Pound a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Scrabble
8
Words with Friends
11

The word Pound is worth 8 points in Scrabble and 11 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Pound in a Sentence

  • Heavy waves pounded the shore.
  • The metal is heated and then pounded into shape.
  • He got frustrated and started to pound the piano keys.

Synonyms for Pound

Antonyms for Pound

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