pound up


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Verb1.pound up - shut up or confine in any enclosure or within any bounds or limits; "The prisoners are safely pounded"
restrain, confine, hold - to close within bounds, limit or hold back from movement; "This holds the local until the express passengers change trains"; "About a dozen animals were held inside the stockade"; "The illegal immigrants were held at a detention center"; "The terrorists held the journalists for ransom"
impound, pound - place or shut up in a pound; "pound the cows so they don't stray"