- Word Combinations (verb), Word Parts
|part of speech:
||impounds, impounding, impounded
||to shut up or confine (an animal) in a pound.
The dog was dangerous and had to be impounded.
||to confiscate and retain (property or documentary evidence) in legal custody.
The police impounded the vehicle that had been used as the getaway car.
- similar words:
||to confine or secure (water) in a reservoir.
Bagnell Dam impounds the Osage River in the U.S. state of Missouri, creating the Lake of the Ozarks.
||appropriate, cage, confine, confiscate, enclose, hold, levy, lock, shut