Impounder \Im*pound"er\, n. One who impounds. [1913 Webster]

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  • impound — verb 1》 seize and take legal custody of. 2》 shut up (domestic animals) in a pound. 3》 (of a dam) hold back (water). Derivatives impoundable adjective impounder noun impoundment noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • impound — /ɪmˈpaʊnd / (say im pownd) verb (t) 1. to shut up in a pound, as a stray animal: *Reid impounded the bull and claimed heavy damages. –henry lawson, 1907. 2. to confine within an enclosure or within limits: water impounded in a reservoir. 3. to… …   Australian English dictionary

  • impound — 1 confiscate. 2 take possession of. 3 shut up (animals) in a pound. 4 shut up (a person or thing) as in a pound. 5 (of a dam etc.) collect or confine (water). Derivatives: impoundable adj. impounder n. impoundment n …   Useful english dictionary

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