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Synonym: bangbatterbeatdrumhammerhitknockrapstrikeSimilar words: expoundcompoundcompound interestround and roundroundhoundfoundsoundMeaning: [paʊnd] n. 1. 16 ounces 2. the basic unit of money in Great Britain; equal to 100 pence 3. the basic unit of money in Syria; equal to 100 piasters 4. the basic unit of money in the Sudan; equal to 100 piasters 5. the basic unit of money in Lebanon; equal to 100 piasters 6. formerly the basic unit of money in Ireland; equal to 100 pence 7. the basic unit of money in Egypt; equal to 100 piasters 8. the basic unit of money in Cyprus; equal to 100 cents 9. a nontechnical unit of force equal to the mass of 1 pound with an acceleration of free fall equal to 32 feet/sec/sec 10. United States writer who lived in Europe; strongly influenced the development of modern literature (1885-1972) 11. a public enclosure for stray or unlicensed dogs 12. the act of pounding (delivering repeated heavy blows). v. 1. hit hard with the hand, fist, or some heavy instrument 2. strike or drive against with a heavy impact 3. move heavily or clumsily 4. move rhythmically 5. partition off into compartments 6. shut up or confine in any enclosure or within any bounds or limits 7. place or shut up in a pound 8. break down and crush by beating, as with a pestle. 
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1. An ounce of luck is better than a pound of wisdom. 
2. A pound of care will not pay an ounce of debt. 
3. An ounce of prudence is worth a pound of gold. 
4. The unrighteous penny corrupts the righteous pound
5. In for a penny, in for a pound
6. Mischiefs come by the pound and go away by the ounce. 
7. An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. 
8. There are one hundred pence in a pound.
9. The villagers used to pound the grain into flour by hand.
10. The pound was devalued against the US dollar.
11. After running fast you can feel your heart pound.
12. An ounce is one sixteenth of a pound.
13. Anna hit on a path to the pound.
14. The pound has hit a new low against the dollar.
15. There are sixteen ounces in one pound.
16. Penny wise and pound foolish.
17. These cost ten pence a pound.
18. Her heart had begun to pound inside her chest like a captive animal.
19. There are 16 ounces in one pound.
20. Apples are sold by the pound.
21. This kind of chocolate is retailed at one pound a kilo.
22. He weighed out half pound of coffee beans to them.
23. I contributed a pound towards Jane's leaving present.
24. My employer deducted a pound from my wages this week.
25. The pound took a nosedive on the foreign exchange market today.
26. The farmers pound rice in a mortar.
27. He that regards not a penny[sentencedict.com/pound.html],(Sentencedict.com) will lavish a pound. 
28. For this peccadillo he was demoted and sent back to pound the beat.
29. Any more raffle tickets? Twenty-five pence each or five for a pound.
30. As from Sunday, May 1 st, all fares on the corporation's transport services will be increased by ten pence in the pound.
More similar words: expoundcompoundcompound interestround and roundroundhoundfoundsoundwoundboundgroundaroundboundedfoundedfounderround upwoundedround offsound offall roundall aroundcome roundprofoundflounderabound inget aroundgo aroundsurroundboundaryeastbound
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