Dictionary

TWL06 (US, Canada and Thailand) Yes 8 Points
SOWPODS (UK and Others) Yes 8 Points
Enable (Words with Friends) Yes 11 Points

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Is pound a word in Scrabble?

    Yes, pound is a valid word in scrabble.As per TWL06 dictionary it has 8 points,As per SOWPODS dictionary it has 8 points.

  • Is pound a word in Words With Friends?

    Yes, pound is a valid word in words with friends. As per Words with Friends dictionary it has 11 points.

Definition(s)

Noun
1.
meaning: the act of pounding (delivering repeated heavy blows);
examples: the sudden hammer of fists caught him off guard; the pounding of feet on the hallway
synonyms: {hammer}; {hammering}; {pounding}
2.
meaning: a public enclosure for stray or unlicensed dogs;
examples: unlicensed dogs will be taken to the pound
synonyms: {dog_pound}
3.
meaning: a symbol for a unit of currency (especially for the pound sterling in Great Britain) ;
synonyms: {pound_sign}
4.
meaning: United States writer who lived in Europe;
examples: strongly influenced the development of modern literature (1885-1972)
synonyms: {Pound}; {Ezra_Pound}; {Ezra_Loomis_Pound}
5.
meaning: a nontechnical unit of force equal to the mass of 1 pound with an acceleration of free fall equal to 32 feet/sec/sec ;
synonyms: {lbf.}
6.
meaning: the basic unit of money in Cyprus;
examples: equal to 100 cents
synonyms: {Cypriot_pound}
7.
meaning: the basic unit of money in Egypt;
examples: equal to 100 piasters
synonyms: {Egyptian_pound}
8.
meaning: formerly the basic unit of money in Ireland;
examples: equal to 100 pence
synonyms: {Irish_pound}; {Irish_punt}; {punt}
9.
meaning: the basic unit of money in Lebanon;
examples: equal to 100 piasters
synonyms: {Lebanese_pound}
10.
meaning: the basic unit of money in the Sudan;
examples: equal to 100 piasters
synonyms: {Sudanese_pound}
11.
meaning: the basic unit of money in Syria;
examples: equal to 100 piasters
synonyms: {Syrian_pound}
12.
meaning: a unit of apothecary weight equal to 12 ounces troy ;
13.
meaning: the basic unit of money in Great Britain and Northern Ireland;
examples: equal to 100 pence
synonyms: {British_pound}; {British_pound_sterling}; {pound_sterling}; {quid}
14.
meaning: 16 ounces avoirdupois;
examples: he got a hernia when he tried to lift 100 pounds
synonyms: {lb}
Verb
1.
meaning: break down and crush by beating, as with a pestle;
examples: pound the roots with a heavy flat stone
2.
meaning: place or shut up in a pound;
examples: pound the cows so they don't stray
synonyms: {impound}
3.
meaning: shut up or confine in any enclosure or within any bounds or limits;
examples: The prisoners are safely pounded
synonyms: {pound_up}
4.
meaning: partition off into compartments;
examples: The locks pound the water of the canal
synonyms: {pound_off}
5.
meaning: move rhythmically;
examples: Her heart was beating fast
synonyms: {beat}; {thump}
6.
meaning: move heavily or clumsily;
examples: The heavy man lumbered across the room
synonyms: {lumber}
7.
meaning: strike or drive against with a heavy impact;
examples: ram the gate with a sledgehammer; pound on the door
synonyms: {ram}; {ram_down}
8.
meaning: hit hard with the hand, fist, or some heavy instrument;
examples: the salesman pounded the door knocker; a bible-thumping Southern Baptist
synonyms: {thump}; {poke}
Source of definition(s) is WordNet ® Princeton University wordnet.princeton.edu
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