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pond

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noun \ˈpänd\

Simple Definition of pond

  • : an area of water that is surrounded by land and that is smaller than a lake

  • the pond : the Atlantic Ocean

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of pond

  1. :  a body of water usually smaller than a lake <a fishing pond> —sometimes used with the to refer informally or facetiously to the Atlantic Ocean

Examples of pond in a sentence

  1. They moved here from across the pond.



Origin and Etymology of pond

Middle English ponde artificially confined body of water, probably alteration of pounde enclosure — more at pound


First Known Use: 14th century


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pond

verb

Definition of pond

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to block (as a stream) to create a pond

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to collect in or form a pond



1694

First Known Use of pond

1694

Rhymes with pond



POND Defined for Kids

pond

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noun \ˈpänd\

Definition of pond for Students

  1. :  a body of water usually smaller than a lake




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