Pronunciation: (pāv'munt),[key] —n. 1. a paved road, highway, etc.
2. a paved surface, ground covering, or floor.
3. a material used for paving.
4. Atlantic States and Brit.sidewalk.
5. pound the pavement,Informal.to walk the streets in order to accomplish something: If you're going to find work you'd better start pounding the pavement.