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      n   a fishing trap having an arrangement of standing nets directing the fish into an enclosed net  
English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus  
pound          [1]  
1    when intr, often foll by: on or at   to strike heavily and often  
2    tr   to beat to a pulp; pulverize  
3    tr   to instil by constant drilling  
to pound Latin into him     
4    tr; foll by: out   to produce, as by typing heavily  
5    to walk (the pavement, street, etc.) repeatedly  
he pounded the pavement looking for a job     
6    intr   to throb heavily  
7    a heavy blow; thump  
8    the act of pounding  
     (Old English punian; related to Dutch puin rubble)  
  pounder      n  

English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus  




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  

English Collins Dictionary - English synonyms & Thesaurus  

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Collaborative Dictionary     English Definition
be convinced that something is very probable or likely (to happen or be the case)
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