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Meaning of POND

Pronunciation:  pând

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  a small lake; "the pond was too small for sailing"

POND is a 4 letter word that starts with P.


 Synonyms: pool
 See Also: fishpond, horsepond, lake, mere, millpond, swimming hole, water hole



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Pond\, n. [Probably originally, an inclosed body of water,
    and the same word as pound. See {Pound} an inclosure.]
    A body of water, naturally or artificially confined, and
    usually of less extent than a lake. ``Through pond or pool.''
    {Pond hen} (Zo["o]l.), the American coot. See {Coot}
    (a) .
    {Pond lily} (Bot.), the water lily. See under {Water}, and
       Illust. under {Nymph[ae]a}.
    {Pond snail} (Zo["o]l.), any gastropod living in fresh-water
       ponds or lakes. The most common kinds are air-breathing
       snails ({Pulmonifera}) belonging to Limn[ae]a, Physa,
       Planorbis, and allied genera. The operculated species are
       pectinibranchs, belonging to {Melantho}, {Valvata}, and
       various other genera.
    {Pond spice} (Bot.), an American shrub ({Tetranthera
       geniculata}) of the Laurel family, with small oval leaves,
       and axillary clusters of little yellow flowers. The whole
       plant is spicy. It grows in ponds and swamps from Virginia
       to Florida.
    {Pond tortoise}, {Pond turtle} (Zo["o]l.), any freshwater
       tortoise of the family {Emydid[ae]}. Numerous species are
       found in North America.
  2. \Pond\, v. t.
    To make into a pond; to collect, as water, in a pond by
  3. \Pond\, v. t. [See {Ponder}.]
    To ponder. [Obs.]
          Pleaseth you, pond your suppliant's plaint. --Spenser.
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing a pond in your dream, represents tranquility and desire for more quiet time to yourself. It is a time to reflect on your situation and what is going on in your life. Alternatively, it suggests that you keep your feelings contained and in check. You are experiencing and emotional calm in your life.
Biology Dictionary
 Definition: A body of standing water which is smaller than a lake, often artifically formed.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: artificial lake, bayou lake, cistern, dam, dead water, dike, etang, farm pond, fishpond, freshwater lake, glacial lake, inland sea, lagoon, laguna, lake, lakelet, landlocked water, linn, loch, lough, mere, millpond, millpool, nyanza, oxbow lake, plash, pondlet, pool, puddle, reservoir, salina, salt pond, stagnant water, standing water, still water, sump, tank, tarn, tidal pond, volcanic lake, water hole, water pocket, well