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  Definition of Impound
  1. place or shut up in a pound; "pound the cows so they don''t stray"
  2. 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"
Similar Words: pound, attach, sequester, confiscate, seize

 

Hyponyms: garnishee, garnish, distrain

 

Grouped Verbs: pound, pound up, sequester

 

Derivational Morphology: pound, dog pound, seizure, confiscation, arrogation, sequestration, requisition, attachment, impoundment, impounding, internment, poundage

 

 
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