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pound1

pound1

pronunciation:
paUnd
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb, noun
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: pounded, pounding, pounds
definition 1: to strike repeatedly and heavily.
synonyms:
bang, batter, beat, hammer, pummel, smash
similar words:
baste, belabor, bludgeon, club, cudgel, drub, drum, hit, paste, pelt, pommel, pulverize, strike
definition 2: to force (something) in or out by hitting or hammering.
synonyms:
hammer
similar words:
drive, knock
definition 3: to instill by constant repetition.
I'll pound sense into him.
synonyms:
din, drum, hammer
similar words:
beat, belabor, bludgeon
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition 1: to strike blows heavily and repeatedly.
synonyms:
bang, beat, hammer
similar words:
batter, crush, drum, pelt, strike, thump
definition 2: to move heavily and noisily, or with difficulty.
She pounded along the hall.The truck pounded through the brush.
synonyms:
clomp, stomp, thrash, tromp
similar words:
bang, hammer, stamp, thump, trample
definition 3: to throb, as a heart.
synonyms:
beat, hammer, pulse, throb
similar words:
palpitate, pulsate, thud, thump
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of pounding.
synonyms:
battery, hammering
similar words:
beating
definition 2: a heavy blow or thump.
synonyms:
bang, blow, paste, stroke, thump, thwack, whack
similar words:
bastinado, beat, drub, throb
derivation: pounder (n.)