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Synonyms for pound

to shape, break, or flatten with repeated blows

to make rhythmic contractions, sounds, or movements

to fix (an idea, for example) in someone's mind by reemphasis and repetition

a stroke or blow, especially one that produces a sound

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16 ounces avoirdupois

the basic unit of money in Great Britain and Northern Ireland

a unit of apothecary weight equal to 12 ounces troy

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the basic unit of money in Syria

the basic unit of money in the Sudan

the basic unit of money in Lebanon

formerly the basic unit of money in Ireland

the basic unit of money in Egypt

the basic unit of money in Cyprus

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

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United States writer who lived in Europe

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

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a public enclosure for stray or unlicensed dogs

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the act of pounding (delivering repeated heavy blows)

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

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strike or drive against with a heavy impact

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move heavily or clumsily

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partition off into compartments

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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