Pound

22 Definitions of Pound

The definition of pound, the meaning of the word Pound:

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  • n. - 16 ounces avoirdupois
  • n. - The basic unit of money in Great Britain and Northern Ireland; equal to 100 pence
  • n. - A unit of apothecary weight equal to 12 ounces troy
  • n. - The basic unit of money in Syria; equal to 100 piasters
  • n. - The basic unit of money in the Sudan; equal to 100 piasters
  • n. - The basic unit of money in Lebanon; equal to 100 piasters
  • n. - Formerly the basic unit of money in Ireland; equal to 100 pence
  • n. - The basic unit of money in Egypt; equal to 100 piasters
  • n. - The basic unit of money in Cyprus; equal to 100 cents
  • n. - A nontechnical unit of force equal to the mass of 1 pound with an acceleration of free fall equal to 32 feet/sec/sec
  • n. - United States writer who lived in Europe; strongly influenced the development of modern literature (1885-1972)
  • n. - A symbol for a unit of currency (especially for the pound sterling in Great Britain)
  • n. - A public enclosure for stray or unlicensed dogs
  • n. - The act of pounding (delivering repeated heavy blows)
  • v. - Hit hard with the hand, fist, or some heavy instrument
  • v. - Strike or drive against with a heavy impact
  • v. - Move heavily or clumsily
  • v. - Move rhythmically
  • v. - Partition off into compartments
  • v. - Shut up or confine in any enclosure or within any bounds or limits
  • v. - Place or shut up in a pound
  • v. - Break down and crush by beating, as with a pestle

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

There are 5 letters in pound: D N O P U

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24 words found using the letters in "Pound"

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