Point synonyms

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A concave or V-shaped cut or indentation in an edge or across a surface
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A site away from a studio at which part or all of a movie is shot:
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A persistent or sharply painful feeling of sorrow or remorse.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
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(Botany) A usually elongated, unbranched inflorescence with stalkless flowers arranged along an axis.
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(Obsolete) Trouble; distress; teen.
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A tooth projecting beyond the rest; a broken or decayed tooth.
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The main idea is defined as the main point of a speech or piece of writing.
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To serve as a guide for someone or something; to lead or direct in a way; to conduct in a course or path.
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A sharpening; termination in a sharp point; a tapering point.
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A sharp, tapered end
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One of the handles projecting from a scythe snath.
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The cessation of an effort, activity, state, or motion.
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The highest point; peak; vertex
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A sharp, tapered end
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Alternative spelling of pinpoint.
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A linen covering for a woman's head, throat, and chin worn in medieval times.
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The narrow, bound edge of a book.
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A pincer, as of a lobster or crab, used for grasping.
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A small, notched projection along a margin, especially of a leaf.
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A metal plate with spurs, fastened to the sole of a shoe to prevent slipping
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A little flat ring or wheel on a horse's bit.
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(Nautical) A small marlinespike.
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A person or thing that sticks
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A sharp, tapered end
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The sword regarded as an instrument of death, destruction, etc.
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A timber placed diagonally in a ship's frame.
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The object to be attained; intention or purpose
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A person or thing toward which an emotion is directed.
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A particular area of study.
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​(uncountable) The ability to attack, control, or constrain.
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A horizontal or nearly horizontal passageway in a mine running through or parallel to a vein.
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V. The process of bringing in such products.
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(Law, dated) The essential ground for action in a suit, without which there is no cause of action.
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An interval of time characterized by the occurrence of a certain condition, event, or phenomenon:
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The greatest number or amount allowed
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(in the singular, not followed by "of") The time taken for the current situation to end, especially the current war
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The form of a written, printed, or keyed letter that distinguishes it as being lowercase or uppercase:
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A prominent or distinctive part, quality, or characteristic:
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A detail
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The number reached by counting; total number or quantity
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A written or printed symbol used for punctuation; a punctuation mark.
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Name is defined as to give a title to a person, place or thing.
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To denote is defined as to represent or be a sign of something.
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To guide the course of a vessel, vehicle, aircraft etc. (by means of a device such as a rudder, paddle, or steering wheel).
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To change the behavior or thinking of (someone); sway:
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To appear to be; seem
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To have the care of; watch over; look after:
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To become gradually narrower or thinner toward one end.
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To stimulate or make more keen.
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An advantageous place or location:
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One that causes sharp pain, irritation, or discomfort:
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Something attached to the end, as a cap, ferrule, etc.
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The definition of a knife is a tool with a sharp blade and a handle used for cutting or stabbing.
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Needle is defined as a thin and sharp piece of metal used in sewing, used to give injections, and used in a variety of other situations where a thin and sharp piece of metal is pointed on one end.
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The reason for which something is done, or the reason it is done in a particular way.
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The denotation, referent, or idea associated with a word or phrase:
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(Uncountable, with possessive) A person's youth or young adulthood, as opposed to the present day.
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An event; a fact; a particular incident.
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(Countable) Something small enough to escape casual notice.
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The total number of points made by each competitor or side in a contest, either final or at a given stage:
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To name for an office or duty; appoint
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To guide or direct in a course:
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(Of a person or animal) To position oneself or itself so as to have one's face closest to (something).
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To make sharp
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Arranged in the customary order of the letters of a language.
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Of, relating to, located at, or constituting an apex.
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(Phonet.) Pronounced with the tip of the tongue turned backward and upward against or toward the hard palate
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(Chiefly law) Point by point; sequential.
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An ornament worn on clothing, consisting of a metal tag on a fringe, or a small metallic plate or spangle.
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(Mathematics) The integral part of a logarithm as distinguished from the mantissa:
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A stage of ecological development in which a community of organisms, is stable and capable of perpetuating itself.
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(Geom.) The point where three or more lines or planes meet
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(Architecture) A point made by the intersection of two curved lines or curved structures. A common motif in Gothic architecture.
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One of a series of steps in a process, course, or progression; a stage:
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In billiards, the plastic band attaching the tip to the cue.
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A pointed tool, such as a spike or chisel, used for breaking rock or ore.
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A long, pointed stick used to prod animals.
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The definition of a locus is where a person or thing is located.
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One of the units in a course, as on an ascending or descending scale
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Anything involving or calling for delicacy, accuracy, or precision; subtle or minute detail, distinction, etc.
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A point or area where two lines, paths, or parts intersect or branch off:
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Expression or appreciation of subtle shades of meaning, feeling, or tone:
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Perspective is the way that one looks at something. It is also an art technique that changes the distance or depth of an object on paper.
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The quality of being poignant
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The definition of a proposition is a statement putting forth an idea, suggestion or plan.
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Precise observance of formalities.
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(Philosophy) The essence or inherent nature of a person or thing.
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The definition of a stage is a platform or an area of raised floor.
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A stage in a process:
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A hurtful quality or power:
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The short, pointed piece, tipped usually with a sapphire or diamond, that moves in such grooves and transmits vibrations to the cartridge in the pickup of a phonograph
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Subtlety is defined as having indirect or small distinctions.
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(Games) A children's game in which one player pursues the others until he or she is able to touch one of them, who then in turn becomes the pursuer.
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Something meaningful or relevant only to a specialist:
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The first stage of the Hegelian dialectic process.
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One of the units in a course, as on an ascending or descending scale
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(Intransitive) To refer to something indirectly or by suggestion.
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(Informal) (with for) To attempt to subtly persuade someone to offer a desired thing.
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To formulate in articles; to set forth in distinct particulars.
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Seize with the beak.
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To maneuver (the bull) by means of a cape in a bullfight.
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To cause to move in a certain direction or toward a certain object; turn or point:
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Dot is defined as to add a small spot to something.
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In or toward the east; in an easterly direction
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To tilt (a ski or both skis) in such a way that an edge or both edges bite into the snow.
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An artificially produced radioactive element whose most stable confirmed isotopes have mass numbers of 287 and 288 and half-lives of less than one second.
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Focus is defined as to concentrate on something in particular. Focus is defined as to bring into view.
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A hard growth that looks like a horn, such as an antler or a growth on the head of a giraffe or rhinoceros. Unlike true horns, antlers are shed yearly and have a velvety covering, and the horns of a rhinoceros are made not of bone but of hairy skin fused with keratin.
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Imply is defined as to suggest or express something indirectly or to involve something naturally.
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To show or manifest by symptoms; to point to as the proper remedies.
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To state or express indirectly:
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To send out; to put into circulation; as, to issue notes from a bank.
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To record, especially in an itemized list.
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To cut jags in; notch.
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To aim or direct
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The greatest value of a mathematical function, if it has such a value.
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To supply a motive for; motivate
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In or toward the north; in a northerly direction
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The lens or mirror in a microscope or other optical instrument that first receives light rays from the object and forms the image.
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To rise or extend into a peak or point; to form, or appear as, a peak.
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To put something on a pinnacle
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To propel by pushing with poles, to push with a pole.
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(Printing, dated) To take a trial impression of; to take a proof of.
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To use punctuation.
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To direct to a source for help or information:
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The definition of sense is to perceive, or be aware of something.
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Show is defined as to bring into view, teach, or display.
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To situate or locate on a site:
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Downward.
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To mark with specks; to speckle.
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To make one suppose; cause one to suppose (something).
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To climb to the summit.
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To score (a point or goal) in a game or contest.
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(Computing) To apply a theme to; to change the visual appearance and/or layout of (software).
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To move to the west; (of the sun) to set. [from 15th c.]
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The totality of qualities that distinguish a group, organization, or place:
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A thing complete in itself, or a complete organization of integrated parts; a unity, entirety, or system
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(Of an edge) bluntness.
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The characteristic of being blunt.
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(Biol., Geol.) A needlelike spine, prickle, particle, or crystal; esp., an ice crystal
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A sharp, pointed part or organ, especially a sharp terminal point, as of a leaf or shell.
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A sharp or tapered end
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The definition of a dash is a quick movement or a small amount of an ingredient.
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A small bit or flake:
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A very small amount of something:
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An accepted level or standard.
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A degree or notch, as in estimation:
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A level or degree in a hierarchy:
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An indefinite area intermediate between two qualities or conditions:
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The start of the landing area of a runway
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The edge, brink, or margin (of something)
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A particular moment
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(Countable) An object of an ardent desire.
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The art of designing
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Intent is defined as something you plan or mean to do.
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Purpose with respect to marriage:
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A desired goal:
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An aim or intention:
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The cause or intention underlying a given action or situation:
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A subject of concern, feeling, or action:
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The thing or things considered in a book, course of instruction, discussion, etc.
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Letters, numbers, or symbols forming words, phrases, etc., used chiefly in a text message
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A conception in the mind of something to be done; a plan for doing something, an intention. [from 17th c.]
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To consider; to turn or revolve in the mind; to plan.
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To proceed or go in a certain direction:
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To declare or demonstrate (a precedent or standard, for instance).
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To coach in or accustom to a mode of behavior or performance.
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To divert or deflect:
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To focus one's aim; to zoom in and center on something.
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To prepare (a table) for a meal; set with silverware, plates, etc.
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To call attention or turn one's attention (to); refer or allude
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To raise (children).
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To speak or write about, especially briefly or incidentally:
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(Idiomatic) To identify among a group of similar subjects, or in a scene where the subject might not be readily seen or noticed, with a gesture of the body.
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To touch a person or thing
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(Slang) Any sharp medical device, as a hypodermic needle
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Plural form of mark
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A biological insulation garment; an air-tight, full-body suit intended to prevent the spread of contaminants.
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What one intends to do or achieve
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A motive for an action or a determination.
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(US) The dividing line formed by combing the hair in different directions. syn. transl.
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To try to acquire or gain; to strive after; to aim at.
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To call or direct attention to something
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a contact in the distributor; as the rotor turns its projecting arm contacts them and current flows to the spark plugs
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a contact in the distributor; as the rotor turns its projecting arm contacts them and current flows to the spark plugs
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A wall socket by which electricity is provided to electrical devices.
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A location in the front of the muzzle of a gun.
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The quality of being pointed
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(Arithmetic) A point (.) used to separate the fractional part of a decimal from the whole part.
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One hundredth of a given value, used to measure the difference of two percentages.
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A complete halt, as one made by a motor vehicle.
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The act of stopping or the condition of being stopped:
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a punctuation mark (.) placed at the end of a declarative sentence to indicate a full stop or after abbreviations
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Any of the horizontal directions indicated on a compass. There may be 4, 8, 16 or 32 compass points on a compass, depending on its size and accuracy.
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A moment (of time).
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(Masonry) To replace or repair the pointing in brickwork.
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Foreshow by present signs; indicate something future by that which is seen or known.
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To cause an effect in a cell by the activation of a receptor, as by a neurotransmitter or hormone.
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To direct or put (a weapon) into position for use; level or direct.
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To turn the bow of a ship toward the wind; sail close or closer to the wind
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To move or direct through a series of movements or changes in course:
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(Nonstandard) Alternative spelling of maneuver.
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UK, Ireland, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand spelling of maneuver.
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To multiplex messages through a single line
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Alternative form of channelize.
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To arrange with reference to the east; esp., to build (a church) with the chief altar at the eastern end
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