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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

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

  1. 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

Rhymes with pond


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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




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