1. An area that is approximately central within some larger region (synset 108540894)
    "it is in the center of town"; "they ran forward into the heart of the struggle"; "they were in the eye of the storm"
  2. The piece of ground in the outfield directly ahead of the catcher (synset 102997788)
    "he hit the ball to deep center"
  3. A building dedicated to a particular activity (synset 102997001)
    "they were raising money to build a new center for research"
  4. A point equidistant from the ends of a line or the extremities of a figure (synset 108538999)
  5. The choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience (synset 105929717)
    "the gist of the prosecutor's argument"; "the heart and soul of the Republican Party"; "the nub of the story"
  6. The object upon which interest and attention focuses (synset 105820064)
    "his stories made him the center of the party"
  7. A cluster of nerve cells governing a specific bodily process (synset 105471109)
    "in most people the speech center is in the left hemisphere"
  8. The middle of a military or naval formation (synset 108498843)
    "they had to reinforce the center"
  9. (basketball) the person who plays center on a basketball team (synset 109924009)
  10. (football) the person who plays center on the line of scrimmage and snaps the ball to the quarterback (synset 109923774)
    "the center fumbled the handoff"
  11. A place where some particular activity is concentrated (synset 108531106)
    "they received messages from several centers"
  12. Politically moderate persons;
    Centrists (synset 108433480)
  13. (ice hockey) the person who plays center on a hockey team (synset 109924161)
  14. The sweet central portion of a piece of candy that is enclosed in chocolate or some other covering (synset 107618221)
  15. Mercantile establishment consisting of a carefully landscaped complex of shops representing leading merchandisers;
    Usually includes restaurants and a convenient parking area;
    A modern version of the traditional marketplace (synset 103971750)
    "a good plaza should have a movie house"; "they spent their weekends at the local malls"
  16. The position on a hockey team of the player who participates in the face off at the beginning of the game (synset 100729762)
  17. (American football) the position of the player on the line of scrimmage who puts the ball in play (synset 100728798)
    "it is a center's responsibility to get the football to the quarterback"
  18. A position on a basketball team of the player who participates in the jump that starts the game (synset 100726757)
  1. Equally distant from the extremes (synset 300331404)
  2. Of or belonging to neither the right nor the left politically or intellectually (synset 302039031)
  1. Center upon (synset 202682306)
    "Her entire attention centered on her children"; "Our day revolved around our work"
  2. Direct one's attention on something (synset 200724156)
    "Please focus on your studies and not on your hobbies"
  3. Move into the center (synset 201856668)
    "That vase in the picture is not centered"

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