verb (used with object)
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OTHER WORDS FROM impoundim·pound·a·ble, adjectiveim·pound·er, nounun·im·pound·ed, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for impounding
Water conservation, water supply, flood and drainage control, and impounding facilities.Salona, Fairfax County, Virginia|Ellen Anderson
Nor can surface water be changed into a water course by impounding it.Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman|Albert Sidney Bolles
At last, on November 4, Colon received the news of the revolution and the impounding of the Colombian officers.The Panama Canal|J. Saxon Mills
"Too many sweeties, I expect," said Mrs. Brown, laying a heavy hand on the bag and impounding it for future reference.A Little Bush Maid|Mary Grant Bruce
A provision for the impounding and destruction of infringing copies and means for producing them.
British Dictionary definitions for impounding
- to seize (chattels, etc) by legal right
- to take possession of (a document, evidence, etc) and hold in legal custody