from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A still body of water smaller than a lake.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. An inland body of standing water, either natural or man-made, that is smaller than a lake.
- n. The Atlantic Ocean. Especially in across the pond.
- v. To block the flow of water so that it can escape only through evaporation or seepage; to dam.
- v. To ponder.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A body of water, naturally or artificially confined, and usually of less extent than a lake.
- transitive v. To make into a pond; to collect, as water, in a pond by damming.
- transitive v. To ponder.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A body of water, natural or artificial, of less extent than a lake: as, a mill-pond.
- To dam or pen up; make into a pond by damming: collect in a pond by stopping the current of a river.
- To form pools or ponds; collect in the manner of water in a pond.
- n. A Middle English form of pound.
- To ponder.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a small lake
Middle English ponde, from Old English pund-, enclosure.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Variant of pound. (Wiktionary)