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Why synonyms can be useful

Your writing can sound boring if you continually keep repeating the same words. When you create sentences, you can make them more interesting by using words that mean the same as the word you are speaking about. This allows you to add flavor to your writing.

In order to make language a lot more expressive and interesting you should try to vary the words you use as often as you can.

Synonyms for (noun) pound

Synonyms: pound, pounding, hammer, hammering Definition: the act of pounding (delivering repeated heavy blows) Usage: the sudden hammer of fists caught him off guard; the pounding of feet on the hallway

Hypernyms: blow Definition: a powerful stroke with the fist or a weapon Usage: a blow on the head

Synonyms: pound, dog pound Definition: a public enclosure for stray or unlicensed dogs Usage: unlicensed dogs will be taken to the pound

Hypernyms: enclosure Definition: a structure consisting of an area that has been enclosed for some purpose

Synonyms: pound, pound sign Definition: a symbol for a unit of currency (especially for the pound sterling in Great Britain)

Hypernyms: symbol Definition: an arbitrary sign (written or printed) that has acquired a conventional significance

Synonyms: Ezra Loomis Pound, Ezra Pound, Pound Definition: United States writer who lived in Europe; strongly influenced the development of modern literature (1885-1972)

Hypernyms: poet Definition: a writer of poems (the term is usually reserved for writers of good poetry)

Hypernyms: writer, author Definition: writes (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay)

Synonyms: pound, lbf. Definition: a nontechnical unit of force equal to the mass of 1 pound with an acceleration of free fall equal to 32 feet/sec/sec

Hypernyms: force unit Definition: a unit of measurement of physical force

Synonyms: British pound, British pound sterling, pound, pound sterling, quid Definition: the basic unit of money in Great Britain and Northern Ireland; equal to 100 pence

Hypernyms: British monetary unit Definition: monetary unit in Great Britain

Synonyms: Cypriot pound, pound Definition: the basic unit of money in Cyprus; equal to 100 cents

Hypernyms: Cypriot monetary unit Definition: monetary unit in Cyprus

Synonyms: Egyptian pound, pound Definition: the basic unit of money in Egypt; equal to 100 piasters

Hypernyms: Egyptian monetary unit Definition: monetary unit in Egypt

Synonyms: Irish pound, Irish punt, pound, punt Definition: formerly the basic unit of money in Ireland; equal to 100 pence

Hypernyms: Irish monetary unit Definition: monetary unit in Eire

Synonyms: Lebanese pound, pound Definition: the basic unit of money in Lebanon; equal to 100 piasters

Hypernyms: Lebanese monetary unit Definition: monetary unit in Lebanon

Synonyms: Sudanese pound, pound Definition: the basic unit of money in the Sudan; equal to 100 piasters

Hypernyms: Sudanese monetary unit Definition: monetary unit in the Sudan

Synonyms: Syrian pound, pound Definition: the basic unit of money in Syria; equal to 100 piasters

Hypernyms: Syrian monetary unit Definition: monetary unit in Syria

Synonyms: lb, pound Definition: 16 ounces avoirdupois Usage: he got a hernia when he tried to lift 100 pounds

Hypernyms: avoirdupois unit Definition: any of the units of the avoirdupois system of weights

Synonyms: pound Definition: a unit of apothecary weight equal to 12 ounces troy

Hypernyms: force unit Definition: a unit of measurement of physical force

Synonyms for (verb) pound

Synonyms: pound Definition: break down and crush by beating, as with a pestle Usage: pound the roots with a heavy flat stone

Hypernyms: fragment, fragmentise, fragmentize, break up Definition: break or cause to break into pieces Usage: The plate fragmented

Synonyms: pound, impound Definition: place or shut up in a pound Usage: pound the cows so they don't stray

Hypernyms: hold, confine, restrain Definition: to close within bounds, limit or hold back from movement Usage: This holds the local until the express passengers change trains; About a dozen animals were held inside the stockade; The illegal immigrants were held at a detention center; The terrorists held the journalists for ransom

Synonyms: pound, pound up Definition: shut up or confine in any enclosure or within any bounds or limits Usage: The prisoners are safely pounded

Hypernyms: hold, confine, restrain Definition: to close within bounds, limit or hold back from movement Usage: This holds the local until the express passengers change trains; About a dozen animals were held inside the stockade; The illegal immigrants were held at a detention center; The terrorists held the journalists for ransom

Synonyms: pound, poke, thump Definition: hit hard with the hand, fist, or some heavy instrument Usage: the salesman pounded the door knocker; a bible-thumping Southern Baptist

Hypernyms: hit Definition: deal a blow to, either with the hand or with an instrument Usage: He hit her hard in the face

Synonyms: pound, pound off Definition: partition off into compartments Usage: The locks pound the water of the canal

Hypernyms: partition, partition off Definition: divide into parts, pieces, or sections Usage: The Arab peninsula was partitioned by the British

Synonyms: pound, ram, ram down Definition: strike or drive against with a heavy impact Usage: ram the gate with a sledgehammer; pound on the door

Hypernyms: thrust Definition: push forcefully Usage: He thrust his chin forward

Synonyms: pound, thump, beat Definition: move rhythmically Usage: Her heart was beating fast

Hypernyms: move Definition: move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion Usage: He moved his hand slightly to the right

Synonyms: lumber, pound Definition: move heavily or clumsily Usage: The heavy man lumbered across the room

Hypernyms: walk Definition: use one's feet to advance; advance by steps Usage: Walk, don't run!; We walked instead of driving; She walks with a slight limp; The patient cannot walk yet; Walk over to the cabinet