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1. focus

noun. ['ˈfoʊkəs, ˈfoʊkɪs'] the concentration of attention or energy on something.

Synonyms

  • engrossment
  • focusing
  • particularism
  • absorption
  • focal point
  • centering
  • concentration
  • immersion
  • focussing

Antonyms

  • bore
  • disobey
  • infield
  • peripheral

Etymology

  • focus (Latin)

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Rhymes with Focus On

  • encarnacion
  • plamondon
  • mondragon
  • salmeron
  • montavon
  • hargadon
  • gabaldon
  • davignon
  • couvillion
  • zamarron
  • yongbyon
  • withdrawn
  • von-braun
  • villalon
  • undergone
  • sossamon
  • quinton
  • overdrawn
  • ortegon
  • matalon
  • madelon
  • joffrion
  • dameron
  • couvillon
  • aguillon
  • verdon
  • varnon
  • vardon
  • silmon
  • sang-gon

Sentences with focus-on


1. Noun Phrase
If your green is getting too yellow, pull back on the yellow coloring and focus on the blue.

2. Noun Phrase
A credit class can last for a month or two and focus on different aspects of credit.

3. Noun Phrase
For example, you may choose to focus on the digestive system.

4. Noun Phrase
Animism focuses on the metaphysical universe, with specific focus on the concept of the immaterial soul.

2. focus

verb. ['ˈfoʊkəs, ˈfoʊkɪs'] direct one's attention on something.

Synonyms

  • rivet
  • cogitate
  • recall
  • engross
  • centre
  • listen
  • hear
  • cerebrate
  • zoom in
  • center
  • steep
  • soak up
  • immerse
  • absorb
  • plunge
  • take heed
  • engulf
  • concentrate
  • think

Antonyms

  • catabolism
  • distribution
  • decrease
  • disassembly

Etymology

  • focus (Latin)

3. focus

verb. ['ˈfoʊkəs, ˈfoʊkɪs'] cause to converge on or toward a central point.

Synonyms

  • sharpen

Antonyms

  • blur
  • egress

Etymology

  • focus (Latin)

4. focus

noun. ['ˈfoʊkəs, ˈfoʊkɪs'] maximum clarity or distinctness of an image rendered by an optical system.

Synonyms

  • distinctness

Antonyms

  • softness
  • unfasten

Etymology

  • focus (Latin)

5. focus

noun. ['ˈfoʊkəs, ˈfoʊkɪs'] maximum clarity or distinctness of an idea.

Synonyms

  • clarity
  • pellucidity
  • lucidity
  • clearness
  • limpidity

Antonyms

  • obscurity
  • dissociate
  • forget
  • give

Etymology

  • focus (Latin)

6. focus

noun. ['ˈfoʊkəs, ˈfoʊkɪs'] a central point or locus of an infection in an organism.

Synonyms

  • focal point
  • focal infection
  • nidus

Antonyms

  • moderate
  • low
  • emit
  • ascend

Etymology

  • focus (Latin)

7. focus

verb. ['ˈfoʊkəs, ˈfoʊkɪs'] bring into focus or alignment; to converge or cause to converge; of ideas or emotions.

Synonyms

  • concentre
  • focalize
  • refocus
  • focalise
  • align
  • line up
  • concenter
  • aline

Antonyms

  • dilution
  • weakening
  • emersion
  • appearance

Etymology

  • focus (Latin)

8. focus

noun. ['ˈfoʊkəs, ˈfoʊkɪs'] a fixed reference point on the concave side of a conic section.

Antonyms

  • left

Etymology

  • focus (Latin)

9. on

adverb. ['ˈɑːn, ˈɔn'] with a forward motion.

Antonyms

  • unrelated

Etymology

  • on (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • on (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • ón (Old Norse)

10. on

adjective. ['ˈɑːn, ˈɔn'] in operation or operational.

Antonyms

  • unconnectedness

Etymology

  • on (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • on (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • ón (Old Norse)
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