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Noun
Plural for a very small dot or mark
“I can see a point of light emanating in the distance.”
Noun
Plural for a particular spot, place, or position in an area or on a map, object, or surface
“The valley is located at a point between two large mountains.”
Noun
Plural for a particular moment in time or stage in a process
“We were running low on fuel at one point and things were looking pretty dire.”
Noun
Plural for an advantage or purpose that can be gained from doing something
“The whole point of this healthy lifestyle is to look and feel better.”
Noun
Plural for the central part or aspect of something under consideration
“Your entire diatribe still failed to address the underlying point of this discussion.”
Noun
Plural for a single item or detail in an extended discussion, list, or text
“The first point in the report is the one you should pay the most heed to.”
Noun
Plural for a distinctive feature or characteristic, typically a good one, of a person or thing
“A dainty, elegant pergola is the focal point at one end of the garden.”
Noun
Plural for the tapered, sharp end of a tool, weapon, or other object
“The point of his sword glimmered menacingly in the evening sun.”
Noun
Plural for a narrow piece of land jutting out into the sea
“We'll head back around the point and into that last small bight we passed on our way here.”
Noun
Plural for a stage or level at which a change of state occurs
“Turn off the stove once the liquid reaches its boiling point.”
Noun
(the point) Plural for the critical or decisive moment
“He's all talk, but when it gets to the point he comes up empty.”
Noun
Plural for the scoring unit of a sports competition
“Teams will get a point for each goal they score.”
Noun
Plural for a punctuation mark, typically used to indicate the end of a phrase or sentence
“Always finish your sentences with a point to improve the readability of your writing.”
Noun
Plural for an electrical outlet
“Is there a spare power point around here for me to plug my charger into?”
Verb
(point to) To show as probable, or to call attention to
“In response to your question, all signs point to yes.”
Verb
To direct or face in a specific direction
“She would point her camera towards the horizon, hoping to take the perfect photo of the sunset.”
Verb
To give a point to
“It's time to point your blunt pencil.”
Noun
(of a sporting event or exam) A final score, mark, or placing
Noun
Noun
Topics in dispute, or up for debate
Noun
The conditions of an agreement
Phrase
The details or fine points of something
Noun
Elements or circumstances contributing to a result
Noun
The number of points, goals, runs, etc. achieved in a game or by a team or an individual
Noun
Considerations that can be used to support one's case in debate
Noun
Distinguishing characteristics
Noun
Portion, allotment
Noun
Mark of merit
Noun
Conditions with regard to payment for something; stated charges
Noun
The advantage or disadvantage given
Noun
One of a pair of parallel bars that serve as a running surface for the wheels of a train
Verb
To establish a fact to be true
Noun
Formal or official praise
Noun
Public acknowledgement or praise, given or received when a person's responsibility for an action or idea becomes apparent
Noun
Issues or problems requiring resolution
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