center American English spelling

center - noun

  • an area that is approximately central within some larger region
  • the piece of ground in the outfield directly ahead of the catcher
  • a building dedicated to a particular activity
  • a point equidistant from the ends of a line or the extremities of a figure
  • the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience
  • the object upon which interest and attention focuses
  • a cluster of nerve cells governing a specific bodily process
  • the middle of a military or naval formation
  • (basketball) the person who plays center on a basketball team
  • (football) the person who plays center on the line of scrimmage and snaps the ball to the quarterback
  • a place where some particular activity is concentrated
  • politically moderate persons; centrists
  • (ice hockey) the person who plays center on a hockey team
  • the sweet central portion of a piece of candy that is enclosed in chocolate or some other covering
  • mercantile establishment consisting of a carefully landscaped complex of shops representing leading merchandisers; usually includes restaurants and a convenient parking area; a modern version of the traditional marketplace
  • the position on a hockey team of the player who participates in the face off at the beginning of the game
  • (American football) the position of the player on the line of scrimmage who puts the ball in play
  • a position on a basketball team of the player who participates in the jump that starts the game

  • center - verb

    • center upon
    • direct one's attention on something
    • move into the center

    center - adjective

    • of or belonging to neither the right nor the left politically or intellectually
    • equally distant from the extremes

    center - thesaurus

    centerfield   centre British English spelling   concentrate   core   essence   eye   focus   gist   halfway   heart   inwardness   kernel   mall   marrow   meat   middle   midpoint   midway   nub   pith   plaza   pore   rivet   snapper   substance   sum  

    View spelling list Words starting with ce and learn about the word center in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 20. Soft c: ce, ci, cy.

    View spelling list Words ending in er and learn about the word center in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 25. Word endings: -er, -ar, -or, -our, re, a and -ery, -ary.

    Scrabble score for center

    c is 3 e is 1 n is 1 t is 1 e is 1 r is 1
    Scrabble score = 8

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