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noun: point; plural noun: points
the tapered, sharp end of a tool, weapon, or other object.
"the point of his dagger"
tip, sharp end, tapered end, end, extremity; More
prong, spike, tine, nib, barb
"the point of a knitting needle"
a pointed flake or blade, especially one that has been worked.
another term for pointe.
the tip of a person's chin as a spot for a blow.
"Andrews caught him on the point"
the prong of a deer's antler.
"a fine buck of eight points"
a dot or other punctuation mark, in particular a full stop.
a decimal point.
"fifty-five point nine"
a dot or small stroke used in Semitic languages to indicate vowels or distinguish particular consonants.
a very small dot or mark.
"the sky was studded with points of light"
pinpoint, dot, spot, speck, fleck, mark
"the dark surface of the ocean was studded with points of light"
a particular spot, place, or position in an area or on a map, object, or surface.
"turn left at the point where you see a sign to Appleford"
place, position, location, site, spot, area, locality, locale;
"a prearranged meeting point"
a particular moment in time or stage in a process.
"from this point onwards the teacher was completely won over"
time, stage, juncture, period, phase; More
moment in time, moment, instant
"at this point in her life, what she needs is a bit of romance"
the critical or decisive moment.
noun: the point
"when it came to the point he would probably do what was expected of him"
decisive moment, critical moment, moment of truth, point of no return, crunch, crux, zero hour
"when it came to the point he would probably do what was expected of him"
the verge or brink of (doing or being something).
"she was on the point of leaving"
just about to, on the verge of, about to, going to, on the brink of, ready to, all set to
"she was on the point of saying something, but changed her mind"
a stage or level at which a change of state occurs.
"local kennels are full to bursting point"
level, degree, stage, pitch, extent, height
"tension between them had reached such a point that they barely spoke"
a socket in a wall for connecting a device to an electrical supply or communications network.
"a power point"
(in geometry) something having position but not spatial extent, magnitude, dimension, or direction, for example the intersection of two lines.
a single item or detail in an extended discussion, list, or text.
"the main points of the Edinburgh agreement"
detail, item, particular, fact, thing, piece of information, idea, argument, consideration, factor, element, aspect, regard, respect; More
subject, issue, topic, question, matter;
"you have ignored a number of important points"
an argument or idea.
"he made the point that economic regulation involves controls on pricing"
most important fact, main point, central point, essential point, essence, nub, focal point, salient point, heart of the matter, keynote, core, pith, marrow, meat, crux; More
meaning, significance, signification, import, gist, substance, drift, thrust, burden, theme, sense, moral, relevance, tenor;
informalbrass tacks, nitty-gritty
"it took her a long time to get to the point"
the significant or essential element of something being planned or discussed.
"it took her a long time to come to the point"
advantage or purpose that can be gained from doing something.
"there was no point in denying the truth"
purpose, aim, object, objective, goal, intention, end, design, reason, use, utility, sense, motive, value, advantage
"what's the point of telling me this?"
relevance or effectiveness.
a distinctive feature or characteristic, typically a good one, of a person or thing.
"he has his good points"
attribute, characteristic, feature, trait, quality, property, aspect, facet, side; More
streak, peculiarity, idiosyncrasy
"she had to admit he had his good points"
(in sports and games) a mark or unit of scoring awarded for success or performance.
"he kicked a penalty goal to put Bangor eight points ahead"
a unit used in measuring value, achievement, or extent.
"the shares index was down seven points"
an advantage or success in an argument or discussion.
"she smiled, assuming she had won her point"
a unit of credit towards an award or benefit.
"points were allocated according to the inadequacy of the existing accommodation"
a percentage of the profits from a film or recording offered to certain people involved in its production.
(in piquet) the longest suit in a player's hand, containing a specified number of up to eight cards.
a unit of weight (2 mg) for diamonds.
a unit of varying value, used in quoting the price of stocks, bonds, or futures.
a value assigned to certain cards (4 points for an ace, 3 for a king, 2 for a queen, and 1 for a jack, sometimes with extra points for long or short suits) by a player in assessing the strength of their hand.
"in Acol it is permissible to open with only twelve points"
each of thirty-two directions marked at equal distances round a compass.
a direction towards the horizon corresponding to the direction marked on a compass.
the angular interval between two successive points of a compass, i.e. one eighth of a right angle (11° 15ʹ).
unspecified places considered in terms of their direction from a specified place.
"they headed down Highway 401 to Ontario and points west"
a narrow piece of land jutting out into the sea.
"the boat came round the point"
promontory, headland, head, foreland, cape, peninsula, bluff, ness, horn, bill
"the ship rounded the point"
a junction of two railway lines, with a pair of linked tapering rails that can be moved laterally to allow a train to pass from one line to the other.
"the train gave a lurch as it passed over the points"
a unit of measurement for type sizes and spacing (in the UK and US 0.351 mm, in Europe 0.376 mm).
a fielding position on the off side near the batsman.
a fielder at the point position.
either of two areas to the left and right of the net, just inside the blue line where it meets the boards.
(in a motor vehicle) each of a set of electrical contacts in the distributor.
a small leading party of an advanced guard of troops.
the position at the head of a column or wedge of troops.
"he walked point and I took the tail"
short for point man.
the extremities of an animal, typically a horse or cat, such as the face, paws, and tail of a Siamese cat.
"a pure white dog with black points"
a spot to which a straight run is made.
a straight run.
"our fox made his point to Moorhill"
a tagged piece of ribbon or cord used for lacing a garment or attaching a hose to a doublet.
a short piece of cord at the lower edge of a sail for tying up a reef.
the action or position of a dog in pointing.
"a bird dog on point"
an important phrase or subject, especially in a contrapuntal composition.
verb: point; 3rd person present: points; past tense: pointed; past participle: pointed; gerund or present participle: pointing
direct someone's attention towards something by extending one's finger or something held in one's hand.
"the lads were nudging each other and pointing at me"
indicate a particular time, direction, or reading.
"a sign pointing left"
direct or aim (something) at someone or something.
"he pointed the torch beam at the floor"
aim, direct, level, train;
draw/get a bead on
"she drew a revolver and pointed it at him"
face or be turned in a particular direction.
"two of its toes point forward and two point back"
cite a fact or situation as evidence of something.
"he points to several factors supporting this conclusion"