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  1. Irish pound, Irish punt, punt, poundnoun

    formerly the basic unit of money in Ireland; equal to 100 pence

    Synonyms:
    pound sign, quid, punting, dog pound, pound sterling, lb, lbf., pounding, hammer, pound, hammering

  2. puntnoun

    an open flat-bottomed boat used in shallow waters and propelled by a long pole

    Synonyms:
    pound, punting

  3. punt, puntingverb

    (football) a kick in which the football is dropped from the hands and kicked before it touches the ground

    "the punt traveled 50 yards"; "punting is an important part of the game"

    Synonyms:
    pound, punting

  4. puntverb

    kick the ball

    Synonyms:
    gage, bet on, stake, back, pole, game

  5. punt, poleverb

    propel with a pole

    "pole barges on the river"; "We went punting in Cambridge"

    Synonyms:
    gage, bet on, stake, back, pole, game

  6. bet on, back, gage, stake, game, puntverb

    place a bet on

    "Which horse are you backing?"; "I'm betting on the new horse"

    Synonyms:
    second, bet on, gage, back, adventure, plump for, impale, support, pole, plunk for, game, post, hazard, venture, indorse, stake, jeopardize, endorse, back up

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US English
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British
Karen
Australian
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Indian

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How to use punt in a sentence?

  1. Penn State coach James Franklin:

    THE TAKEAWAY Penn State : The mistakes proved costly. Penn State coach James Franklin will be on major clean-up duty this week after seeing three red-zone possessions end without points, three missed field goals, two interceptions, one lost fumble, a muffed punt and a fumbled kickoff return in addition to Fords late TD run and the late defensive breakdowns. Indiana : This victory is a huge step for the program. Allen know the Hoosiers need to start beating ranked teams more consistently, and this one came on a day the defense played reasonably well and the offense managed only 221 yards 19:35 of possession time. POLL IMPLICATIONS Penn State will slip in the Top 25, perhaps precipitously. The defense played well but broke down late while the offense and special teams werent anywhere near championship caliber. Its turnovers and penalties.

  2. Mitch Wishnowsky:

    I played soccer most of my life and Aussie rules, i think soccer helps me kick off, that muscle memory from kicking a soccer ball and then the muscle memory from Aussie Rules helps me punt for sure.

  3. Ron Kim:

    First, it should be a two-step verification process to vaccinate older adults. But fixing hospital vaccination screening process is not the issue. Why did the governor punt this to underfunded hospitals in the first place? Why didn’t the governor trust local protocols?

  4. Marina Pacheco:

    Weasels will go for anything that looks like food -- they've got a high metabolism and they've got to eat a lot, it doesn't surprise me that a weasel took a punt -- I've seen a photo of a weasel charging a group of sparrows, they're very hungry animals.

  5. John Heisman:

    When in doubt, punt

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