alphabet

Point

Synonyms for point:

Sense 1

overarm, protrusion, jettison, punctuate, ulterior motive, cusp, point of order, tailpiece, pretext, cape, overhand, lob, mucronation, importance, overhang, side issue, scatter, acicula, mitigation, open invitation, pelt, vested interest, Mucro, warrant, Acumination, protuberance, discoloration, justification, quality, butt, sling, spine.

Sense 2

motivation, chuck, cop out, locus, patina, hurl, shading, motive, occasion, ridge, alibi, bung, juggle, peg, subject matter, angle, rung, limb, intention, horn, tint, goal, time, sidelight, toss, tend, snout, speck, notch.

Sense 3

cause, instant, substance, juncture, blaze, flip, reason, skim, fling, Significancy, why, brink, excuse, apology, streak, verge, feature, threshold, skip, moment, splash, pinpoint, vein, borderline, throw.

Sense 4

article, element, zero, project, wash, end, projection, stone, flap, get out, ambition.

Sense 5

location.

Sense 6

sense, object, tail.

Sense 7

objective, arm, tab.

Sense 8

cast, ground, step, thing, band.

Sense 9

out, view, case, pitch.

Sense 20

turn.

arrow

barb.

blade

knife.

come through

protrude.

comment

remark.

neb

nib.

protrude

protrude.

punctuate

point up.

swelling

bulge.

Sense 1 (noun)

locality, location.

Sense 2 (noun)

end, spine, barb, nib.

Sense 3 (noun)

knife.

Sense 5 (noun)

fling, lob, feature, circumstance, hurl, case, throw, toss, project, pitch.

Sense 6 (noun)

notch.

Sense 7 (noun)

ground, excuse, cause, occasion, motive, motivation, pretext.

Sense 8 (noun)

cusp, Acumination, Mucro, mucronation, acicula.

Sense 9 (noun)

pinpoint, protrusion, overhang, limb, projection, flap, snout, speck, ridge, protuberance.

Sense 10 (noun)

discoloration, blaze, band, shading, patina, locus, splash.

Sense 11 (noun)

peg, step, cape, rung.

Sense 12 (noun)

brink, verge, borderline, threshold.

Sense 13 (noun)

juncture, instant, moment.

Sense 14 (noun)

goal, ambition, view, object, design, why, objective, intention.

Sense 15 (noun)

subject matter.

Sense 16 (noun)

Significancy.

Sense 17 (noun)

reason.

Sense 18 (noun)

element, side issue, sidelight, point of order, article, substance.

Sense 19 (noun)

emphasize, accentuate, play up.

aspect, characteristic (noun)

element, particular, thing, item, feature, detail, trait, quality, circumstance, property, nicety, attribute, peculiarity, case.

attribute (noun)

property.

circumstance, stage; limited time (noun)

degree, edge, verge, moment, time, extent, point in time, threshold, instant, juncture, brink.

communication (noun)

head.

cutting tool (noun)

knife.

degree (noun)

tenor, rung, tier.

direction (noun)

quarter.

edge (noun)

cusp, limb.

end (noun)

nib.

front (noun)

avant-garde, bow, vanguard, front, scout, face, leader, nose, forefront, forepart, anterior.

full stop (noun)

decimal point, full point.

goal, aim (noun)

intent, nub, punch, design, object, purpose, cogency, intention, bottom line, motive, end, objective, effectiveness, significance, reason.

hair (noun)

bristle.

heading (noun)

heading.

headland (noun)

promontory.

idea (noun)

Significancy.

importance (noun)

importance.

influence (noun)

effectiveness.

intention (noun)

design.

location (noun)

spot.

meaning (noun)

gist, description, interpretation, indication, explanation, relevance, implication, purpose, tenor, drift, thrust, intent, denotation, upshot, crux, connotation, significance, definition, meaning, message, pith.

meaning, essence (noun)

burden, gist, argument, core, crux, meat, question, motif, text, drift, force, pith, idea, subject, topic, subject matter, thrust, heart, matter, theme.

perforator (noun)

gouge, spur, die, Perforator, thorn, needle, skewer, spike, puncture, blade, spear, bore, tip, arrow, drill, lance, poker, auger, penetrator, punch, stick, bit.

phase (noun)

phase.

point (noun)

orient, steer, aim, compass point, signal, breaker point, distributor point, level, power point, detail, sharpen, tip, indicate, peak, stage, point in time, full point, item, repoint, channelize, spot, taper, show, direct, gunpoint, stop, target, maneuver, degree, pointedness, guide, manoeuvre, luff, betoken, dot, head, channelise, charge, bespeak, full stop, place.

prickle (noun)

thorn.

purpose (noun)

object.

quarter (noun)

quarter.

sharp end, top, end of extension (noun)

bill, apex, spur, spike, tooth, cusp, cape, nib, summit, head, tip, foreland, thorn, promontory, barb, spine, headland.

sharpness (noun)

keenness, nettle, sharpness, tooth, edge.

specific location (noun)

position, locality, spot, place, station, site, stage, locus, situation.

speck (noun)

fleck, dot, bit, notch, mark, full stop, stop.

topic (noun)

exposition, paradigm, problem, statement, dissertation, concept, query, theme, motif, inference, theorem, issue, postulation, basis, essay, hypothesis, subject, question, text, axiom, position, premise, assertion, presumption, assumption, principle, thesis, consideration, matter, idea, opinion, argument, conjecture, contention, belief, topic.

unit of measurement (noun)

degree.

communication (verb)

indicate, designate, show.

competition (verb)

charge, level.

direct, lead (verb)

guide, level, face, cast, lay, aim, train, turn, tend, steer.

indicate (verb)

label, brand, cue, indicate, note, flag, prompt, mark, nod, nudge, alert, betoken, gesture, notify, wink, beckon, point out, guide, gesticulate, designate, ticket, denote, tag, shrug, wave, symbolize, signal, stamp, motion.

perforate (verb)

perforate, poke, penetrate, pierce.

show as probable; call attention (verb)

hint, signify, lead, designate, denote, direct, bespeak, suggest, tab, tag, indicate, peg, imply.

strengthen (verb)

intensify.

Usage examples for point:

  • I am sure I make the point clear. - "Superwomen", Albert Payson Terhune.
  • Yes, that's the point! - "The Poems of Philip Freneau, Volume I (of III)", Philip Freneau.
  • Then to the point. - "The Man Shakespeare", Frank Harris.

Word of the day

antrorse
more