What does impound mean?

Definitions for impound
ɪmˈpaʊndim·pound

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. impound, attach, sequester, confiscate, seize(verb)

    take temporary possession of as a security, by legal authority

    "The FBI seized the drugs"; "The customs agents impounded the illegal shipment"; "The police confiscated the stolen artwork"

  2. impound, pound(verb)

    place or shut up in a pound

    "pound the cows so they don't stray"

GCIDE

  1. Impound(v. t.)

    To shut up or place in an inclosure called a pound; hence, to hold in the custody of some authority such as police or a court; as, to impound stray cattle; to impound an illegally parked car; to impound a document for safe keeping.

Wiktionary

  1. impound(Verb)

    To shut up or place in an inclosure called a pound;

  2. impound(Verb)

    To hold in the custody of a court or its delegate; as, to impound stray cattle; to impound a document for safe keeping.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Impound(verb)

    to shut up or place in an inclosure called a pound; hence, to hold in the custody of a court; as, to impound stray cattle; to impound a document for safe keeping

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Impound

    im-pownd′, v.t. to confine, as in a pound: to restrain within limits: to take possession of.—n. Impound′age, the act of impounding cattle.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of impound in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of impound in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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