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'point' - used as a noun
Synonyms for 'point'
1. a geometric element that has position but no extension
a point is defined by its coordinates
2. the precise location of something; a spatially limited location
she walked to a point where she could survey the whole street
3. a brief version of the essential meaning of something
get to the point
he missed the point of the joke
life has lost its point
4. a specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process
5. an isolated fact that is considered separately from the whole
a point of information
6. an instant of time
at that point I had to leave
7. the object of an activity
what is the point of discussing it?
8. a V shape
the cannibal's teeth were filed to sharp points
9. a very small circular shape
a row of points
10. the unit of counting in scoring a game or contest
he scored 20 points in the first half
a touchdown counts 6 points
11. a promontory extending out into a large body of water
they sailed south around the point
12. 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
13. a style in speech or writing that arrests attention and has a penetrating or convincing quality or effect
14. an outstanding characteristic
his acting was one of the high points of the movie
15. sharp end
he stuck the point of the knife into a tree
he broke the point of his pencil
16. any of 32 horizontal directions indicated on the card of a compass
he checked the point on his compass
17. a linear unit used to measure the size of type; approximately 1/72 inch
18. a punctuation mark (.) placed at the end of a declarative sentence to indicate a full stop or after abbreviations
19. a V-shaped mark at one end of an arrow pointer
the point of the arrow was due north
20. the property of a shape that tapers to a sharp tip
21. a distinguishing or individuating characteristic
he knows my bad points as well as my good points
22. the gun muzzle's direction
he held me up at the point of a gun
23. a wall socket
24. a contact in the distributor; as the rotor turns its projecting arm contacts them and current flows to the spark plugs

'point' - used as a verb
25. indicate a place, direction, person, or thing; either spatially or figuratively
He pointed to the empty parking space
26. be oriented
The weather vane points North
the dancers toes pointed outward
27. direct into a position for use
point a gun
28. direct the course; determine the direction of travelling
29. be a signal for or a symptom of
Her behavior points to a severe neurosis
30. sail close to the wind
31. mark (Hebrew words) with diacritics
32. mark with diacritics
point the letter
33. mark (a psalm text) to indicate the points at which the music changes
34. be positionable in a specified manner
The gun points with ease
35. intend (something) to move towards a certain goal
36. give a point to
37. repair the joints of bricks
point a chimney

derived forms
1. Point / Plural
points
2. Point / Past
pointed
3. Point / Third Person
points
4. Point / Present Participle
pointing
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