Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
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- S: (n) pound, lb (16 ounces avoirdupois) "he got a hernia when he tried to lift 100 pounds"
- S: (n) British pound, pound, British pound sterling, pound sterling, quid (the basic unit of money in Great Britain and Northern Ireland; equal to 100 pence)
- S: (n) pound (a unit of apothecary weight equal to 12 ounces troy)
- S: (n) Syrian pound, pound (the basic unit of money in Syria; equal to 100 piasters)
- S: (n) Sudanese pound, pound (the basic unit of money in the Sudan; equal to 100 piasters)
- S: (n) Lebanese pound, pound (the basic unit of money in Lebanon; equal to 100 piasters)
- S: (n) Irish pound, Irish punt, punt, pound (formerly the basic unit of money in Ireland; equal to 100 pence)
- S: (n) Egyptian pound, pound (the basic unit of money in Egypt; equal to 100 piasters)
- S: (n) Cypriot pound, pound (the basic unit of money in Cyprus; equal to 100 cents)
- S: (n) pound, lbf. (a nontechnical unit of force equal to the mass of 1 pound with an acceleration of free fall equal to 32 feet/sec/sec)
- S: (n) Pound, Ezra Pound, Ezra Loomis Pound (United States writer who lived in Europe; strongly influenced the development of modern literature (1885-1972))
- S: (n) pound, pound sign (a symbol for a unit of currency (especially for the pound sterling in Great Britain))
- S: (n) pound, dog pound (a public enclosure for stray or unlicensed dogs) "unlicensed dogs will be taken to the pound"
- S: (n) hammer, pound, hammering, pounding (the act of pounding (delivering repeated heavy blows)) "the sudden hammer of fists caught him off guard"; "the pounding of feet on the hallway"
- S: (v) thump, pound, poke (hit hard with the hand, fist, or some heavy instrument) "the salesman pounded the door knocker"; "a bible-thumping Southern Baptist"
- S: (v) ram, ram down, pound (strike or drive against with a heavy impact) "ram the gate with a sledgehammer"; "pound on the door"
- S: (v) lumber, pound (move heavily or clumsily) "The heavy man lumbered across the room"
- S: (v) beat, pound, thump (move rhythmically) "Her heart was beating fast"
- S: (v) pound, pound off (partition off into compartments) "The locks pound the water of the canal"
- S: (v) pound, pound up (shut up or confine in any enclosure or within any bounds or limits) "The prisoners are safely pounded"
- S: (v) impound, pound (place or shut up in a pound) "pound the cows so they don't stray"
- S: (v) pound (break down and crush by beating, as with a pestle) "pound the roots with a heavy flat stone"