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Point — synonyms, definition

1. point (Noun) Brit

135 synonyms
angle apex area argument article aspect barb border bound boundary breaker point brink bristle butt cap cape cessation circumstance closing closure • • •
26 definitions

point (Noun) — A geometric element that has position but no extension. ex. "a point is defined by its coordinates"

point (Noun) — The precise location of something; a spatially limited location. ex. "she walked to a point where she could survey the whole street"

point (Noun) — A brief version of the essential meaning of something. ex. "get to the point" ex. "he missed the point of the joke" ex. "life has lost its point"

point (Noun) — An isolated fact that is considered separately from the whole. ex. "a point of information"

point (Noun) — A specific identifiable position in a continuum, series or especially in a process. ex. "a remarkable point of frankness"

point (Noun) — An instant of time. ex. "at that point I had to leave"

point (Noun) — The object of an activity. ex. "what is the point of discussing it?"

point (Noun) — Sharp end. ex. "he stuck the point of the knife into a tree" ex. "he broke the point of his pencil"

point (Noun) — A V shape. ex. "the cannibal's teeth were filed to sharp points"

point (Noun) — A very small circular shape. ex. "a row of points"

point (Noun) — The unit of counting in scoring a game or contest. ex. "he scored 20 points in the first half" ex. "a touchdown counts 6 points"

point (Noun) — A promontory extending out into a large body of water. ex. "they sailed south around the point"

point (Noun) — A distinct part that can be specified separately in a group of things that could be enumerated on a list. ex. "the main point on the agenda was taken up first"

point (Noun) — A style in speech or writing that arrests attention and has a penetrating or convincing quality or effect.

point (Noun) — An outstanding characteristic. ex. "his acting was one of the high points of the movie"

point (Noun) — Any of 32 horizontal directions indicated on the card of a compass. ex. "he checked the point on his compass"

point (Noun) — A linear unit used to measure the size of type; approximately 1/72 inch.

point (Noun) — One percent of the total principal of a loan; it is paid at the time the loan is made and is independent of the interest on the loan.

point (Noun) — A punctuation mark (.) placed at the end of a declarative sentence to indicate a full stop or after abbreviations.

point (Noun) — A V-shaped mark at one end of an arrow pointer. ex. "the point of the arrow was due north"

point (Noun) — The dot at the left of a decimal fraction.

point (Noun) — The property of a shape that tapers to a sharp tip.

point (Noun) — A distinguishing or individuating characteristic. ex. "he knows my bad points as well as my good points"

point (Noun) — The gun muzzle's direction. ex. "he held me up at the point of a gun"

point (Noun) — A wall socket.

point (Noun) — A contact in the distributor; as the rotor turns its projecting arm contacts them and current flows to the spark plugs.

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2. point (Verb) Brit

54 synonyms
aim allude ascribe attest attribute bespeak betoken blame bring up certify channelise channelize charge cite conduct denote designate direct fly guide • • •
13 definitions

point (Verb) — Make clear (e.g. with a sign) which place, direction, person, or thing; either spatially or figuratively. ex. "He pointed to the empty parking space"

point (Verb) — Be oriented in a particular direction. ex. "the dancers toes pointed outward" ex. "The weather vane points North"

point (Verb) — Direct into a position for use. ex. "point a gun"

point (Verb) — Determine the direction of travelling.

point (Verb) — Be a signal for or a symptom of. ex. "Her behaviour points to a severe neurosis"

point (Verb) — Sail close to the wind.

point (Verb) — Mark with diacritics. ex. "point the letter"

point (Verb) — Mark (a psalm text) to indicate the points at which the music changes.

point (Verb) — Be positionable in a specified manner. ex. "The gun points with ease"

point (Verb) — Intend (something) to move towards a certain goal. ex. "He pointed his fists towards his opponent's face"

point (Verb) — Indicate the presence of (game) by standing and pointing with the muzzle. ex. "the dog pointed the dead duck"

point (Verb) — Give a point to. ex. "The candles are pointed"

point (Verb) — Repair the joints of bricks. ex. "point a chimney"

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