- point as a noun:
- 26 as a verb:
A geometric element that has position but no extension.
The precise location of something; a spatially limited location.
A brief version of the essential meaning of something.
Dutch: inslag, pointe, strekking, tendens, tendentie, teneur
An isolated fact that is considered separately from the whole:
— A point of information.
Polish: moment, szczegół, niuans
A specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process.
Polish: stopień zaawansowania, zaawansowanie
An instant of time:
— At that point I had to leave.
synonym: point in time.
Polish: umiejscowienie, umiejscowienie w czasie
The object of an activity.
A V shape:
— The cannibal's teeth were filed to sharp points.
A very small circular shape:
— A row of points.
Roget 550: indication; symbolism, symbolization; semiology, semiotics, semeiology†, semeiotics†; Zeitgeist. [means of recognition: property] characteristic, diagnostic; lineament, feature, ... show more
Dutch: punt, puntje, spikkel, stip, stippel, tittel
Polish: kropka, punkt
The unit of counting in scoring a game or contest.
Dutch: locatie, plek, punt, tijdpunt, winstpunt
Polish: jednostka rozrachunkowa, punkt
A promontory extending out into a large body of water.
A distinct part that can be specified separately in a group of things that could be enumerated on a list:
— The main point on the agenda was taken up first.
Dutch: artikel, object, exemplaar
A style in speech or writing that arrests attention and has a penetrating or convincing quality or effect.
An outstanding characteristic:
— His acting was one of the high points of the movie.
Dutch: punt, tip
Any of 32 horizontal directions indicated on the card of a compass:
— He checked the point on his compass.
synonym: compass point.
Dutch: hemelstreek, kompasrichting, kompasstreek, streek, windhoek, windrichting, windstreek
Polish: strona świata
A linear unit used to measure the size of type; approximately 1/72 inch.
Polish: pt, punkt, punkt typograficzny
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.
A punctuation mark (.) placed at the end of a declarative sentence to indicate a full stop or after abbreviations.
Dutch: oord, plaats, punt
A V-shaped mark at one end of an arrow pointer:
— The point of the arrow was due north.
Roget 454: subject of thought, material for thought; food for the mind, mental pabulum. subject, subject matter; matter, theme, noemata [Gr.], topic, what it is about, thesis, text, business, ... show more
The property of a shape that tapers to a sharp tip.
Polish: spiczastość, szpiczastość
A distinguishing or individuating characteristic.
The gun muzzle's direction:
— He held me up at the point of a gun.
A wall socket.
synonym: power point.
Dutch: Power Point, stopcontact
A contact in the distributor; as the rotor turns its projecting arm contacts them and current flows to the spark plugs.
Indicate a place, direction, person, or thing; either spatially or figuratively:
— He pointed to the empty parking space.
Dutch: aanwijzen, wijzen
— The weather vane points North.
— The dancers toes pointed outward.
Direct the course; determine the direction of travelling.
Be a signal for or a symptom of:
— Her behavior points to a severe neurosis.
Dutch: aanduiden, wijzen op, duiden, wijzen
Sail close to the wind.
Mark (Hebrew words) with diacritics.
Mark with diacritics.
Mark (a psalm text) to indicate the points at which the music changes.
Be positionable in a specified manner.
Intend (something) to move towards a certain goal.
Indicate the presence of (game) by standing and pointing with the muzzle.
Give a point to.
Repair the joints of bricks:
— Point a chimney.
Moby thesaurus: L, Thule, Ultima Thule, abode, accent, accentuate, ace, acerbity, acidity, acme, acridity, acrimony, aculeate, aculeus, acuminate, acumination, address, advance guard, advantage, affective meaning ... show more.
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