|1.||[ verb ] place or shut up in a pound|
"pound the cows so they don't stray"
|Related terms:||restrain pound pound|
|2.||[ verb ] take temporary possession of as a security, by legal authority|
|Synonyms:||seize confiscate sequester attach|
"The FBI seized the drugs" "The customs agents impounded the illegal shipment" "The police confiscated the stolen artwork"
|Related terms:||take garnishee distrain sequester attachment seizure impoundment|