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Noun
Plural for a very small dot or mark
“Thru a small telescope you may be able to make out the fact that it is actually a disk and not a point of light.”
Noun
Plural for a particular spot, place, or position in an area or on a map, object, or surface
“The site is located at a point between two major river systems, the Mersey and Dee, with open access to the Irish Sea.”
Noun
Plural for a narrow piece of land jutting out into the sea
“We'll go back around the point and into that last small bight we passed on our way here.”
Noun
Plural for a particular moment in time or stage in a process
“The road was closed for three hours at one point and only reopened fully at midnight.”
Noun
Plural for advantage or purpose that can be gained from doing something
“There is absolutely no point in fighting the election unless we take all of these factors on board.”
Noun
Plural for an argument or idea
“He also made the point that farmers are not aware of the Social Welfare entitlements they might have.”
Noun
Plural for a distinctive feature or characteristic, typically a good one, of a person or thing
“A simple, elegant arbor is the focal point at one end of the garden.”
Noun
Plural for the tapered, sharp end of a tool, weapon, or other object
“A lieutenant stood at the right of the line, the point of his sword upon the ground, his left hand resting upon his right.”
Noun
Plural for the critical or decisive moment
“He talks and talks, but when it comes to the point he either does nothing or he's just evasive.”
Noun
Plural for a stage or level at which a change of state occurs
“The breakeven point in our budget though looks remarkably close to the market value of my South London home.”
Noun
Plural for a single item or detail in an extended discussion, list, or text
“None of them was concerned with the specific point which arises in this case.”
Noun
Plural for scoring unit of sport competition
“Sort the answers out and add up the points.”
Noun
Verb
Show as probable; call attention
“Forecasts point to a worsening situation in the third and fourth quarters of this year.”
Verb
To direct or face in a specific direction
“When we see a dramatic sky, we tend to point the camera up, excluding the ground entirely, but this is to overlook the potential of the event.”
Verb
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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