English dictionary definition of:

point


Noun

  • 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
  • an isolated fact that is considered separately from the whole
  • a specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process
  • an instant of time
  • the object of an activity
  • a V shape
  • a very small circular shape
  • the unit of counting in scoring a game or contest
  • 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
  • a style in speech or writing that arrests attention and has a penetrating or convincing quality or effect
  • an outstanding characteristic
  • sharp end
  • any of 32 horizontal directions indicated on the card of a compass
  • a linear unit used to measure the size of type; approximately 1/72 inch
  • 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
  • a V-shaped mark at one end of an arrow pointer
  • the dot at the left of a decimal fraction
  • the property of a shape that tapers to a sharp tip
  • a distinguishing or individuating characteristic
  • the gun muzzle's direction
  • a wall socket
  • a contact in the distributor; as the rotor turns its projecting arm contacts them and current flows to the spark plugs

Verb

  • indicate a place, direction, person, or thing; either spatially or figuratively
  • be oriented
  • direct into a position for use
  • direct the course; determine the direction of travelling
  • be a signal for or a symptom of
  • 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

Thesaurus

aim   bespeak   betoken   channelise   channelize   charge   degree   designate   detail   direct   dot   guide   gunpoint   head   indicate   item   level   luff   maneuver American English spelling   manoeuver   manoeuvre British English spelling   orient   peak   period   place   pointedness   repoint   sharpen   show   signal   spot   stage   steer   stop   taper   target   tip  

Scrabble score for point


Scrabble score = 7

generated at 10:23:45 on 12-02-20

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