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  1. pound

    • IPA[pound]

    美式

    • n.
      a place where stray animals, especially dogs, may be officially taken and kept until claimed by their owners or otherwise disposed of;a place where illegally parked motor vehicles removed by the police are kept until their owners pay a fine in order to reclaim them
    • v.
      shut (an animal) in a pound.
    • verb: pound, 3rd person present: pounds, gerund or present participle: pounding, past tense: pounded, past participle: pounded

    • noun: pound, plural noun: pounds

    • 釋義

    名詞

    • 1. a place where stray animals, especially dogs, may be officially taken and kept until claimed by their owners or otherwise disposed of the only alternative was to bring the dogs to the pound
    • a place where illegally parked motor vehicles removed by the police are kept until their owners pay a fine in order to reclaim them a registered letter arrived at his home, telling him his car had been at the pound since August 15
    • a place of confinement; a trap or prison.

    動詞

    • 1. archaic shut (an animal) in a pound.