point [n1] speck bit, count, dot, fleck, flyspeck, full stop, iota, mark, minim, mite, mote, notch, particle, period, scrap, stop, tittle, trace; concepts 79,831 point [n2] specific location locality, locus, place, position, site, situation, spot, stage, station, where; concept 198 point [n3] sharp end, top, end of extension apex, awn, barb, beak, bill, cape, claw, cusp, dagger, foreland, head, headland, jag, nib, pin point, prick, prickler, promontory, prong, snag, spike, spine, spire, spur, sticker, stiletto, summit, sword, thorn, tine, tip, tooth; concepts 827,836 —Ant. bluntness, dullness point [n4] circumstance, stage; limited time brink, condition, date, degree, duration, edge, extent, instant, juncture, limit, moment, period, point in time, position, threshold, time, verge, very minute; concepts 696,815 point [n5] goal, aim appeal, attraction, bottom line*, charm, cogency, design, effectiveness, end, fascination, intent, intention, interest, motive, name of the game*, nitty-gritty*, nub, nuts and bolts*, object, objective, punch*, purpose, reason, significance, use, usefulness, utility, validity, validness; concept 659 point [n6] meaning, essence argument, bottom line*, burden, core, crux, drift, force, gist, head, heart, idea, import, kicker*, main idea, marrow, matter, meat*, motif, motive, name of the game*, nitty-gritty*, nub, nuts and bolts*, pith, pointer, proposition, punch line*, question, score, stuff, subject, subject matter, text, theme, thrust, tip, tip-off*, topic; concepts 274,682 point [n7] aspect, characteristic attribute, case, circumstance, circumstantial, constituent, detail, element, facet, feature, instance, item, material, nicety, part, particular, peculiarity, property, quality, respect, side, thing*, trait; concepts 274,411,654 —Ant. personality, whole point [n8] scoring unit of sport competition count, mark, notch, score, tally; concepts 364,784 point [v1] show as probable; call attention bespeak, button down*, denote, designate, direct, finger*, hint, imply, indicate, lead, make*, name, offer, peg*, pin down*, put down for*, put finger on*, signify, suggest, tab*, tag*; concepts 118,138 point [v2] direct, lead aim, beam*, bring to bear, cast, face, guide, head, influence, lay, level, look, slant, steer, tend, train, turn, zero in*; concepts 187,201,623

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  • Point — (point), v. i. 1. To direct the point of something, as of a finger, for the purpose of designating an object, and attracting attention to it; with at. [1913 Webster] Now must the world point at poor Katharine. Shak. [1913 Webster] Point at the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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