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1. point

noun. ['ˈpɔɪnt'] a geometric element that has position but no extension.

Synonyms

  • attracter
  • factor
  • intercept
  • element
  • intersection
  • intersection point
  • ingredient
  • component
  • attractor
  • constituent

Antonyms

  • upper-class
  • middle-class
  • low status
  • dominant

Etymology

  • point (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • point (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Point

  • disjoint
  • anoint
  • joynt
  • joint

How do you spell point? Is it piont ?

A common misspelling of point is piont

Sentences with point


1. Noun, singular or mass
Measure 17 inches from the top of the line and mark that point.

2. Verb, base form
If you live in one of these areas, you might not need to point south.

Quotes about point


1. Tact is the art of making a point without making an enemy.
- Isaac Newton

2. The starting point of all achievement is desire.
- Napoleon Hill

3. You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view... Until you climb inside of his skin and walk around in it.
- Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird

2. point

verb. ['ˈpɔɪnt'] indicate a place, direction, person, or thing; either spatially or figuratively.

Synonyms

  • point out
  • signalize
  • designate
  • indicate
  • signalise
  • call attention
  • show
  • finger
  • inform

Antonyms

  • negativeness
  • negativity
  • decrease
  • increase

Etymology

  • point (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • point (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. point

noun. ['ˈpɔɪnt'] the precise location of something; a spatially limited location.

Synonyms

  • crinion
  • vanishing point
  • celestial point
  • source
  • centre
  • military position
  • bellybutton
  • geographic point
  • focal point
  • abutment
  • focus
  • hilum
  • omphalos
  • center
  • optic disc
  • crossing
  • corner
  • belly button
  • antinode
  • root
  • geographical point
  • nidus
  • ground zero
  • pressure point
  • position
  • optic disk
  • chokepoint
  • navel
  • place
  • origin
  • hotspot
  • hot spot
  • blind spot
  • node
  • beginning
  • topographic point
  • umbilicus
  • location
  • McBurney's point
  • trichion
  • spot
  • punctum
  • omphalus
  • midpoint
  • rootage

Antonyms

  • node
  • deactivation
  • finish
  • death

Etymology

  • point (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • point (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. point

noun. ['ˈpɔɪnt'] a brief version of the essential meaning of something.

Synonyms

  • import
  • talking point
  • meaning
  • crux
  • bottom line
  • signification
  • crux of the matter
  • rallying point

Antonyms

  • exterior
  • marginality
  • centrality
  • anteriority

Etymology

  • point (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • point (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. point

noun. ['ˈpɔɪnt'] a specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process.

Synonyms

  • ultimateness
  • height
  • pinnacle
  • summit
  • end point
  • ladder
  • elevation
  • climax
  • state of the art
  • meridian
  • peak
  • ultimacy
  • standard of living
  • acme
  • extent
  • degree
  • stage
  • top
  • resultant
  • standard of life
  • quickening
  • level
  • state
  • superlative
  • plane

Antonyms

  • continuation
  • monetization
  • defeat
  • victory

Etymology

  • point (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • point (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. point

noun. ['ˈpɔɪnt'] an isolated fact that is considered separately from the whole.

Synonyms

  • item
  • nooks and crannies
  • sticking point
  • technicality
  • fact
  • trifle
  • respect
  • regard
  • detail
  • triviality
  • nook and cranny

Antonyms

  • destabilize
  • destabilise
  • disarrange
  • deglycerolize

Etymology

  • point (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • point (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

7. point

noun. ['ˈpɔɪnt'] an instant of time.

Synonyms

  • outset
  • instant
  • showtime
  • phase
  • first
  • middle
  • term
  • moment
  • start
  • deadline
  • time of departure
  • ending
  • midterm
  • get-go
  • time of arrival
  • minute
  • departure time
  • then
  • measure
  • full term
  • offset
  • particular date
  • quantity
  • starting time
  • kickoff
  • amount
  • distance
  • end
  • arrival time
  • beginning
  • phase angle
  • show time
  • point in time
  • second
  • run-time
  • date

Antonyms

  • end
  • beginning
  • birth
  • big

Etymology

  • point (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • point (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

8. point

verb. ['ˈpɔɪnt'] direct into a position for use.

Synonyms

  • charge
  • take aim
  • direct
  • train
  • level
  • take

Antonyms

  • phase in
  • open
  • continue
  • disagreement

Etymology

  • point (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • point (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

9. point

verb. ['ˈpɔɪnt'] be oriented.

Synonyms

  • orient

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • indirect

Etymology

  • point (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • point (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

10. point

noun. ['ˈpɔɪnt'] the object of an activity.

Synonyms

  • objective
  • object
  • target

Antonyms

  • high status
  • southernness
  • anterior
  • posterior

Etymology

  • point (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • point (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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