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Common misspellings for pound

eound, thouand, jouned, ound, rpund, spond, apound, piunt, poind, pmand, poqd, wepond, poung, pounnds, souond, fpund, ponda, hapand, piund, pownd, souind, ppounds, powned, aound, rround, pouint, punit, pround, pouns, poalnd, ypoung, payind, poounds, depond, repound, ruond, apond, rouund, thouend, opend, wround, yound, tound, pongdue, ponuds, pojnt, dound, piunds, youneed, suond, woundd, opoened, prooud, gound, uoand, copunty, poundon, shound, spoend, ponty, copound, wpould, soundd, theound, spound, 2pounds, coupound, arpound, apund, porchand, roiund, pointd, poun, 2pound, riound, 5pound, knownd, hopind, spund, woound, pinut, ownwd, youand, pourd, soiund, ponde, roound, parnoid, pund, cound, prind, poond, 1pound, topend, siound, poened, puonds, poutdoor, thound, poud, poiunds, mponday, lound, pouned, poued, pohne, prond, yount, ponybot, paind, hapond, soound, pfind, youn't, rouond, polnad, thunda, pounder, 10pound, aournd, souund, pouunds, ouned, hopand, pouinds, puniti, poiunt, poynt, aeound, puond, poound, ronud, paunds, poined, pooland, upond, nound, poundes, poont, poned, pount, fopund, poundin, vound, mopnday, ponamt, porcd, poteni, 5pounds, proundy, roundd, roundy, upound.

Definitions of pound

  1.   a nontechnical unit of force equal to the mass of 1 pound with an acceleration of free fall equal to 32 feet/ sec/ sec
  2.   A British denomination of money of account, equivalent to twenty shillings sterling, and equal in value to about $ 4. 86. There is no coin known by this name, but the gold sovereign is of the same value.
  3.   formerly the basic unit of money in Ireland; equal to 100 pence
  4.   United States writer who lived in Europe; strongly influenced the development of modern literature ( 1885- 1972)
  5.   A certain specified weight; especially, a legal standard consisting of an established number of ounces.
  6.   the basic unit of money in Ireland; equal to 100 pence
  7.   A unit of weight; the avoirdupois pound is 16 ounces of 7, 000 grains; the troy pound, 12 ounces of 5, 760 grains.
  8.   To hammer; plod.
  9.   A place in which stray animals are kept till redeemed.
  10.   To beat; crush with a pestle; confine in a pound.
  11.   To make a jarring noise, as in running; as, the engine pounds.
  12.   Maximum weight of several systems, 16 ounces avoir, and 12 ounces troy.
  13.   the basic unit of money in Lebanon; equal to 100 piasters
  14.   An English money of account, worth about $ 4. 86; sign £.
  15.   To beat; to comminute by beating.
  16.   A unit of weight, containing twelve ounces, apothecaries weight, and sixteen ounces, avoirdupois.
  17.   move rhythmically; " Her heart was beating fast"
  18.   a public enclosure for stray or unlicensed dogs; " unlicensed dogs will be taken to the pound"
  19.   the basic unit of money in the Sudan; equal to 100 piasters
  20.   the basic unit of money in Great Britain; equal to 100 pence
  21.   To shut in or confine in a public pound.
  22.   A public enclosure for the safe custody of cattle found straying or doing damage.
  23.   To shut up or confine, as strayed animals.
  24.   A standard weight equal to sixteen ounces avoirdupois, or twelve ounces troy; a British sum equal to twenty shillings, or about $ 4. 86; a place for confining or keeping stray animals; as, a dog pound.
  25.   To confine in apound; restrain.
  26.   A level stretch in a canal between locks.
  27.   To beat; break; bruise.
  28.   To stamp or bruise in a mortar; to pulverise by beating with a pestle; to strike or beat with something heavy.
  29.   Weight of 16 ounces avoirdupois, or 12 ounces troy; twenty shillings; inclosure for stray animals.
  30.   POUNDER.
  31.   the act of pounding ( delivering repeated heavy blows); " the sudden hammer of fists caught him off guard"; " the pounding of feet on the hallway"
  32.   To walk heavily; to beat steadily; as, the noise pounded in my ears.
  33.   16 ounces; " he tried to lift 100 pounds"
  34.   break down and crush by beating, as with a pestle; " pound the roots with a heavy flat stone"
  35.   To confine in a public pound.
  36.   To beat, to bruise: to bray with a pestle.
  37.   place or shut up in a pound; " pound the cows so they don't stray"
  38.   An inclosure, maintained by public authority, in which cattle or other animals are confined when taken in trespassing, or when going at large in violation of law; a pinfold.
  39.   the basic unit of money in Syria; equal to 100 piasters
  40.   A kind of net, having a large inclosure with a narrow entrance into which fish are directed by wings spreading outward.
  41.   the basic unit of money in Cyprus; equal to 100 cents
  42.   To comminute and pulverize by beating; to bruise or break into fine particles with a pestle or other heavy instrument; as, to pound spice or salt.
  43.   A standard weight consisting of 12 oz. Troy or 16 oz. avoirdupois; a money of account consisting of twenty shillings.
  44.   To shut or confine in a place for stray animals; beat; pulverize, or make very fine.
  45.   A standard weight in Eng. of 16 oz., or 7000 gr. avoir.; 12 oz., or 5760 gr. troy or apoth.; a unit of money, of 20s. or 240d., so called from formerly weighing a pound.
  46.   A pinfold for confining stray cattle.
  47.   of Pound
  48.   A weight of 12 oz. troy, or 16 oz. avoir.: a sovereign, or 20s., equal to about $ 4. 84, also represented by a note: ( B.) about $ 20.
  49.   partition off into compartments; " The locks pound the water of the canal"
  50.   the basic unit of money in Egypt; equal to 100 piasters
  51.   move heavily or clumsily; " The heavy man lumbered across the room"
  52.   To confine in, or as in, a pound; to impound.
  53.   To strike heavy blows; to beat.
  54.   An inclosure in which strayed animals are confined.
  55.   shut up or confine in any enclosure or within any bounds or limits; " The prisoners are safely pounded"
  56.   hit hard with the hand, fist, or some heavy instrument; " the salesman pounded the door knocker"; " a bible- thumping Southern Baptist"
  57.   strike or drive against with a heavy impact; " ram the gate with a sledgehammer"; " pound on the door"

Antonyms for pound

fail, fall, cobble, go under, surrender, throw up, go down, jury-rig.

Quotes of pound

  1. I don't weigh a pound over one hundred and eighty and, what's more, I never did. – Fatty Arbuckle
  2. If the poor overweight jogger only knew how far he had to run to work off the calories in a crust of bread he might find it better in terms of pound per mile to go to a massage parlor. – Christiaan Barnard
  3. Beef also was difficult to be procured and exceedingly poor; the price nearly sixpence farthing per pound – William Bligh
  4. When a person is down in the world, an ounce of help is better than a pound of preaching. – Robert Bulwer-Lytton
  5. The first kiss I had was the most disgusting thing in my life. The girl injected about a pound of saliva into my mouth, and when I walked away I had to spit it all out. – Leonardo DiCaprio
  6. God doesn't go to jail for the pound of weed you got caught going over the Laredo with- even though he apparently has the knowledge, power, and care to prevent it- you go to jail. God passes go and the courts collect two hundred dollars. – Stephen Evans
  7. I'm sort of in for a penny, in for a pound with Star Trek, It's my life at this point. To deny it would just be foolish. – Jonathan Frakes
  8. I was voted best -looking kid in high school but, as you can see, things changed. I used to say I was a 260 pound Woody Allen. You can make that 295 pound now. – James Gandolfini
  9. I never had to pound the pavement and really struggle after college. – Moira Kelly
  10. An once of hypocrisy is worth a pound of ambition. – Michael Korda
  11. An ounce of hypocracy is worth a pound of ambition. – Michael Korda
  12. If you want to ask about my drug problem, go ask my big, fat, smart, ten pound daughter, she'll answer any questions you have about it. – Courtney Love
  13. Lighter computers and lighter sensors would let you have more function in a given weight, which is very important if you are launching things into space, and you have to pay by the pound to put things there. – Ralph Merkle
  14. I was pleased that two very disparate photographs, two images that each worked in their own way had appealed enough to other people for them to buy them. I was also relieved they weren't the last ones purchased, and that they sold for a pound more than the frame was worth. – Graeme Le Saux
  15. You just have to believe in yourself when you've got something, and just keep pounding on the door, because if you pound long enough, somebody is going to open it. – Cynthia Weil

Usage examples for pound

  1. This way, it is one pound four. ” – Rollo in Paris by Jacob Abbott
  2. We are much in want of four and six pound ball. ” – Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson
  3. And now that I was getting on, I hated to spend a pound on anything. ” – Joe Wilson and His Mates by Henry Lawson
  4. “ There's a pound box of them at your elbow, Oassius. ” – Yollop by George Barr McCutcheon
  5. So you're after that thousand pound reward, eh? ” – The Paradise Mystery by J. S. Fletcher
  6. There, there, there; take the price out of that five- pound note. ” – The Master of the Ceremonies by George Manville Fenn
  7. It was well that every one about Harrington Hall should know how alert he was on his legs; a little weather- beaten about the face he might be; but he could get in and out of his saddle as quickly as Gerard Maule even yet; and for a short distance would run Gerard Maule for a ten- pound note. ” – Phineas Redux by Anthony Trollope
  8. They are lighter by a full pound than our English oars, and are every bit as stiff. ” – Rowing by Rudolf Chambers Lehmann
  9. It would have been in a good deal better taste to have given her a simple pound box. ” – Polly and the Princess by Emma C. Dowd
  10. “ " A ten- pound note will do so much," said Silverbridge. ” – The Duke's Children by Anthony Trollope
  11. Prices have been from twenty cents to one dollar per bushel, and dried apples six to seven cents per pound – The Apple by Various
  12. Half a pound of fresh butter. ” – Seventy-Five Receipts for Pastry Cakes, and Sweetmeats by Miss Leslie
  13. Hundred- pound notes as usual. ” – Dross by Henry Seton Merriman
  14. She had not turned many before she came to the five- pound note. ” – The Princess Priscilla's Fortnight by Elizabeth von Arnim
  15. “ It'll be a pound into your pocket, doctor, and maybe more, ' I said, 'if you get at him at once before the pain leaves him. ” – The Simpkins Plot by George A. Birmingham
  16. Reason, I think; what say you, my Lords, of five hundred Pound a Year? ” – The Works of Aphra Behn, Vol. I (of 6) by Aphra Behn
  17. It is so well for a borough to have some one who is always ready with a fifty- pound note in this or that need! ” – Ralph the Heir by Anthony Trollope
  18. “ A tenth means a penny out of every ten, or a shilling out of every ten, or a pound out of every ten, just as we have it given to us. ” – Jill's Red Bag by Amy Le Feuvre
  19. “ I gave it across to Madam, who, opening it, discovered four five- pound notes, and a letter addressed to me. ” – Spare Hours by John Brown
  20. “ Ronald gave her a pound to pay for his bed, and the note was one of the first Treasury issue, as were the notes which Mr. Glenthorpe had drawn from the bank at Heathfield the day before. ” – The Shrieking Pit by Arthur J. Rees

Idioms for pound