(noun, verb)


1. (baseball) the slight elevation on which the pitcher stands

Similar word(s): hill

Definition categories: man–made

2. a small natural hill

Similar word(s): hammock, hillock, hummock, knoll

Definition categories: object, hill

3. a collection of objects laid on top of each other

Similar word(s): agglomerate, cumulation, cumulus, heap, pile

Definition categories: group, accumulation, aggregation, assemblage, collection

4. structure consisting of an artificial heap or bank usually of earth or stones

- they built small mounds to hide behind

Similar word(s): hill

Definition categories: man–made, construction, structure

5. the position on a baseball team of the player who throws the ball for a batter to try to hit

- they have a southpaw on the mound

Similar word(s): pitcher

Definition categories: act, position


1. form into a rounded elevation

- mound earth

Definition categories: creation, forge, form, mold, mould, shape, work

Sentences with mound as a verb:

- He mounded up his mashed potatoes so they left more space on the plate for the meat.