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pound1

pound1

 
pronunciation:
paUnd
parts of speech:
verb, noun
part of speech: verb
inflections: pounded, pounding, pounds
definition 1: to strike over and over with heavy blows.
The carpenter pounded the nails with a hammer.
synonyms:
bang, batter, beat, hammer, smash
similar words:
club, drum, hit, pelt, strike
definition 2: to put into someone's mind by repeating over and over.
He won't remember to do it unless you pound it into him.
synonyms:
din, drum
similar words:
beat
definition 3: to throb or beat.
My heart was pounding after the race.
synonyms:
beat, hammer, throb
similar words:
thud, thump
 
part of speech: noun
definition: the act of pounding.
Barry gave the tent stake a good pound with a rock.
synonyms:
battery, hammering
derivation: pounder (n.)