point


point
Synonyms and related words:
L, Thule, Ultima Thule, abode, accent, accentuate, ace, acerbity, acidity, acme, acridity, acrimony, aculeate, aculeus, acuminate, acumination, address, advance guard, advantage, affective meaning, aim, aim at, airhead, allude to, ambition, amount, analyze, ancestor, angle, animus, announcer, antecedent, antler, apex, apogee, applicability, applicable, application, apposite, appropriate, appropriateness, apropos, apt, area, article, as regards, ascender, aspect, aspiration, astringency, atom, attribute, auger, avail, avant-garde, awl, ax, azimuth, back, barb, barbed wire, barblet, barbule, barbwire, basis, bastard type, battle line, beachhead, bear, beard, bearing, bearings, behalf, behoof, bellwether, belly, belly laugh, bench mark, bend, bend to, benefit, bent, beside the point, bevel, bias, bifurcation, bight, bill, birthmark, bit, bite, bitter end, bitterness, black letter, blade, blaze, blaze a trail, blemish, blotch, blue story, bodkin, body, borer, bottom, bottom dollar, boundary, bracket, bradawl, brand, breakwater, bridgehead, bring up, brink, brow, buccinator, burden, burin, bushwhacker, butt, butt end, caesura, caliber, call attention to, caltrop, cant, cap, cape, capital, cardinal point, carpet tack, case, cast, caste mark, causticity, chalk, chalk up, chapter, character, characteristic, check, check off, checkmark, chersonese, cheval-de-frise, chevron, chief thing, chisel, cicatrix, cicatrize, circumstantial, circumstantiality, climax, cloud nine, cockspur, coin, cold steel, colon, coloring, comma, compass, concern, concerning, conduce, conjugate, connotation, consideration, constituent, contribute, convenience, coral reef, core, corner, cornerstone, counsel, count, counter, course, crank, crest, crisis, critical point, crook, crotchet, crown, crumb, crux, culmen, culmination, current, cusp, cuspidate, cut, cutlery, cutter, dab, dagger, dapple, dash, datum, day, decimal point, decline, define, deflection, degree, delimit, delta, demarcate, denotation, descend, descender, desideration, desideratum, design, designate, desire, detail, details, determination, determine, diacritical mark, dibble, die, direct, direct attention to, direction, direction line, directionize, dirty joke, dirty story, discolor, discoloration, dispose, district, dogleg, dole, dot, double entendre, dram, dribble, driblet, drift, drill, drop, droplet, dwarf, earmark, edge, edge tools, effect, elbow, element, ell, em, emphasize, emplacement, en, end stop, engrave, engraving, engraving tool, entity, essence, essential, essential matter, etching ball, etching ground, etching needle, etching point, ethnic joke, exhibit, explorer, extension, extent, extreme, extreme limit, extremity, face, facet, fact, factor, fag end, farthest bound, farthest outpost, farthing, fat-faced type, fateful moment, feature, feet, fid, fierceness, file, first line, fishhook, fitting, fix, fix on, fixed purpose, fleck, flick, flyspeck, focus, focus of attention, focus of interest, font, force, forebear, forefront, foregoer, foreland, forerunner, fork, fragment, freckle, front line, front rank, front runner, front-runner, frontiersman, fugleman, full stop, fun, function, fundamental, funny story, furcation, gaff, gag, gash, germane, gimlet, gist, gnat, go, goad, goal, gobbet, good one, good story, grade, grain, grammatical meaning, granule, gravamen, graver, graving, gravitate, great point, grind, grip, groat, groove, groundbreaker, guide, guts, hack, hair, handful, harbinger, harpoon, harshness, hat pin, hatch, have a tendency, head, heading, headland, heart, heaven, heavens, height, helmsmanship, herald, high noon, high point, highest pitch, highest point, hilltop, hint, hold a heading, hold on, hole, hone, hook, horn, hour, howler, hyphenate, icepick, idea, identify, immaterial, impact, implication, imply, import, important thing, impress, imprint, in point of, in reference to, inappropriate, inapt, incidental, inclination, incline, inconsequential, indicate, individual, inflect, inflection, innovator, instance, instant, intaglio, integer, intendment, intension, intent, intention, interest, interval, iota, irrelevant, issue, italic, item, jape, jest, jestbook, joke, jot, jumping-off place, juncture, kairos, keenness, kernel, keystone, knee, knife, knoll, lance, lancet, landmark, latitude and longitude, laugh, lay, lead, lead runner, leader, lean, leap, lentigo, letter, level, level at, lexical meaning, lie, lieu, ligature, limit, line, line of direction, line of march, literal meaning, little, little bit, living issue, locale, locality, location, locus, lofty peak, logotype, look to, lower case, macula, main point, main thing, majuscule, make a mark, malapropos, mallet, mark, mark off, mark out, marking, marlinespike, material, material point, matter, matter in hand, maximum, meaning, measure, meat, mention, meridian, messenger, microbe, microorganism, midge, milestone, mind, minim, minimum, minor detail, minuscule, minute, minutia, minutiae, mite, modeling clay, modicum, module, mole, molecule, moment, moment of truth, mordacity, mordancy, mote, motif, motive, mottle, mountaintop, mucro, mull, nail, naked steel, navigation, naze, ne plus ultra, neb, needle, ness, nevus, nib, nicety, nick, nisus, no place higher, nook, noon, notch, notion, nuance, nub, nucleus, nutshell, object, objective, oilstone, orientation, ounce, outguard, outpost, overtone, oxgoad, panic, parenthesize, parse, part, particle, particular, pas, patch, pathfinder, pause, peak, pebble, peg, pencil, peninsula, pepper, percentage, period, person, persona, pertinence, pertinent, pi, pic, pica, pico, piece of advice, pigsticker, pike, piloting, pin, pinch, pinhead, pinnacle, pinpoint, pioneer, pitch, pitchfork, pith, pittance, pivot, place, place emphasis on, placement, plan, plane, plateau, play, plunge, poignancy, point at, point at issue, point in question, point out, point to, point up, pointer, pointless, pole, polka dot, position, precedent, precipice, precipitate, precursor, predecessor, pregnant moment, present, prick, prickle, print, problem, profit, project, projection, promontory, prong, property, proportion, proposal, prospectus, psychological moment, punch, punctuate, punctuation, punctuation marks, puncture, puncturer, purport, purpose, quality, quarter, question, quiddity, quill, quoin, railhead, range, range of meaning, ratio, reach, real issue, real meaning, redound to, reef, reference, reference mark, referent, regard, regarding, region, relation, relevance, relevant, remind, remove, reset, resolution, resolve, respect, rib tickler, riddle, ridge, rigor, riot, rocker, roman, roughness, round, rowel, rubric, run, rung, sake, salient point, sandspit, sans serif, say, scale, scar, scarification, scarify, scope, score, scorper, scotch, scout, scrap, scratch, scratching, scream, script, scruple, seal, seam, season, semantic cluster, semantic field, semicolon, sense, serve, service, set, set toward, settle, seventh heaven, severity, shade, shadow, shank, sharpen, sharpener, sharpness, shoulder, show, show a tendency, sick joke, side, sidesplitter, sight gag, sight on, significance, signification, significatum, signifie, sine qua non, single, single out, singleton, sink, site, situation, situs, skewer, sky, small cap, small capital, smidgen, smitch, snip, snippet, solder, soldering iron, something, soul, space, span, span of meaning, spatula, spearhead, specifics, speck, speckle, spell, spiculate, spicule, spiculum, spike, spine, spire, spirit, spit, splash, splotch, spoonful, sport, spot, spotlight, spur, stage, stain, stair, stamp, standard, staple, station, stead, steel, steer, steerage, steering, stem, step, stigma, stigmatize, sting, stint, stop, stormy petrel, story, strap, strawberry mark, streak, stress, stretch, striate, stridency, stringency, stripe, striving, strop, structural meaning, stub, study, stump, style, subject, subject matter, subject of thought, subside, substance, substantive point, suggest, suggestion, sum, sum and substance, summit, swerve, sword, symbolic meaning, tack, tactic, tag, tag end, tail, tail end, tally, tang, taper, tartness, tattoo, tattoo mark, teeth, tend, tend to go, tendency, tenor, text, the bottom line, the point, theme, thimbleful, thing, thought, thrust, thumbtack, tick, tick off, time, time lag, tine, tiny bit, tip, tip-top, tittle, to the point, toad sticker, tongue, top, topic, tor, totality of associations, trace, track, trailblazer, trailbreaker, train, train upon, trait, transferred meaning, tread, trenchancy, trend, trifling amount, trivia, turn, turn upon, turning point, type, type body, type class, type lice, typecase, typeface, typefounders, typefoundry, unadorned meaning, underline, underscore, undertone, unimportant, unit, upmost, upper case, upper extremity, uppermost, use, utmost, value, van, vanguard, vanishing point, vaunt-courier, veer, vehemence, verge, vertex, very top, view, violence, virulence, visual joke, voortrekker, warp, watermark, way, wheeze, whereabout, whereabouts, whet, while, whit, whittle, will, with respect to, work toward, worth, wow, yarn, zag, zenith, zig, zigzag

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

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  • point — 1. (poin ; le t se lie : un poin t important ; au pluriel, l s se lie : des points z importants) s. m. 1°   Douleur qui point, qui pique. 2°   Piqûre que l on fait dans l étoffe avec une aiguille enfilée d un fil. 3°   Nom donné à certains… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • Point — Point, n. [F. point, and probably also pointe, L. punctum, puncta, fr. pungere, punctum, to prick. See {Pungent}, and cf. {Puncto}, {Puncture}.] 1. That which pricks or pierces; the sharp end of anything, esp. the sharp end of a piercing… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Point — may refer to the following: Contents 1 Business and finance 2 Engineering 3 Entertainment …   Wikipedia

  • point — [point] n. [OFr, dot, prick < L punctum, dot, neut. of punctus, pp. of pungere, to prick (< IE base * peuĝ , *peuk̑, to prick, jab > Ger fichte, spruce tree, L pugil, boxer, pugnus, fist); also < OFr pointe, sharp end < ML puncta… …   English World dictionary

  • Point — hat verschiedene Urspünge: Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Bedeutung im Deutschen 2 Verwendung in Begriffen französischen und englischen Ursprungs 3 Einzelnachweise 4 Si …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • point — n 1: a particular detail, proposition, or issue of law; specif: point of error 2: any of various incremental units used in measuring, fixing, or calculating something: as a: a unit used in calculating a sentence by various factors (as aggravating …   Law dictionary

  • point — ► NOUN 1) the tapered, sharp end of a tool, weapon, or other object. 2) a particular spot, place, or moment. 3) an item, detail, or idea in a discussion, text, etc. 4) (the point) the most significant or relevant factor or element. 5) advantage… …   English terms dictionary

  • point — Point, ou Poinct, Sermoni vernaculo additur ad maiorem negationis expressionem. Je n iray point, id est, Non ibo, quasi dicas, Ne punctum quidem progrediar vt eam illo. Il n y est poinct, id est, Non est illic, quasi illius ne punctum quidem ibi… …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • Point — (point), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Pointed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Pointing}.] [Cf. F. pointer. See {Point}, n.] 1. To give a point to; to sharpen; to cut, forge, grind, or file to an acute end; as, to point a dart, or a pencil. Used also figuratively; as …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Point — 〈[ poɛ̃:] m. 6〉 1. 〈Kart.〉 Stich 2. 〈Würfelspiel〉 Auge [frz., „Punkt“ <lat. punctum, „Punkt, Stich“] * * * Point [po̯ɛ̃: ], der; s, s [frz. point < lat. punctum, ↑ Punkt]: 1. a) …   Universal-Lexikon

  • 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,… …   New thesaurus


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