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
Full Definition of pond
: 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
They moved here from across the pond.
Origin of pond
Middle English ponde artificially confined body of water, probably alteration of pounde enclosure — more at pound
First Known Use: 14th century
Definition of pond
: to block (as a stream) to create a pond
: to collect in or form a pond
First Known Use of pond
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