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pound1

pound1

 
pronunciation:
paUnd
part of speech: verb
inflections: pounded, pounding, pounds
definition 1: to hit or strike with force.
The carpenter pounded the nails with a hammer.
synonyms:
bang, batter, beat, hammer
similar words:
hit, strike
definition 2: to beat hard.
My heart was pounding after the race.
derivation: pounder (n.)