pound significado, pound definición | diccionario de inglés definición



  ( pounds    plural & 3rd person present)   ( pounding    present participle)   ( pounded    past tense & past participle  )
1       n-count   The pound is the unit of money which is used in Britain. It is represented by the symbol £. One British pound is divided into a hundred pence. Some other countries, for example Egypt, also have a unit of money called a pound.  
num N  
Beer cost three pounds a bottle..., A thousand pounds worth of jewellery and silver has been stolen., ...multi-million pound profits., ...a pound coin.     
2       n-sing   The pound is used to refer to the British currency system, and sometimes to the currency systems of other countries which use pounds.  
the N  
The pound is expected to continue to increase against most other currencies.     
3       n-count   A pound is a unit of weight used mainly in Britain, America, and other countries where English is spoken. One pound is equal to 0.454 kilograms. A pound of something is a quantity of it that weighs one pound.  
num N, N of n  
Her weight was under ninety pounds., ...a pound of cheese.     
4       n-count   A pound is a place where dogs and cats found wandering in the street are taken and kept until they are claimed by their owners.  
5       n-count   A pound is a place where cars that have been parked illegally are taken by the police and kept until they have been claimed by their owners.  
6       verb   If you pound something or pound on it, you hit it with great force, usually loudly and repeatedly.  
He pounded the table with his fist...      V n  
Somebody began pounding on the front door...      V prep/adv  
She came at him, pounding her fists against his chest.      V n prep  
...the pounding waves.      V-ing  
7       verb   If you pound something, you crush it into a paste or a powder or into very small pieces.  
She paused as she pounded the maize grains.      V n  
8       verb   If your heart is pounding, it is beating with an unusually strong and fast rhythm, usually because you are afraid.  
I'm sweating, my heart is pounding. I can't breathe.      V  
  pounding      n-uncount   usu N of n  
...the fast pounding of her heart.     
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1    batter, beat, beat the living daylights out of, belabour, clobber     (slang)   hammer, pelt, pummel, strike, thrash, thump  
2    bray     (dialect)   bruise, comminute, crush, powder, pulverize, triturate  
3    din into, drub into, drum into, hammer into  
4      (with)       out   bang, beat, hammer, thump  
5    clomp, march, stomp     (informal)   thunder, tramp  
6    beat, palpitate, pitapat, pulsate, pulse, throb  

Diccionario de inglés sinónimos  

pound          [2]  
      n   compound, corral     (chiefly U.S. & Canad.)   enclosure, pen, yard  

Diccionario de inglés sinónimos  

Consulte también:

pond, pounding, pounce, proud

bet a pound to a penny v.
be convinced that something is very probable or likely (to happen or be the case)

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