1. A geometric element that has position but no extension (synset 105874582)
    "a point is defined by its coordinates"
  2. The precise location of something;
    A spatially limited location (synset 108637636)
    "she walked to a point where she could survey the whole street"
  3. A brief version of the essential meaning of something (synset 106619161)
    "get to the point"; "he missed the point of the joke"; "life has lost its point"
  4. An isolated fact that is considered separately from the whole (synset 105825971)
    "several of the details are similar"; "a point of information"
  5. A specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process (synset 113962925)
    "a remarkable degree of frankness"; "at what stage are the social sciences?"
  6. An instant of time (synset 115205381)
    "at that point I had to leave"
  7. The object of an activity (synset 105992951)
    "what is the point of discussing it?"
  8. A V shape (synset 113925175)
    "the cannibal's teeth were filed to sharp points"
  9. A very small circular shape (synset 113934887)
    "a row of points"; "draw lines between the dots"
  10. The unit of counting in scoring a game or contest (synset 113631405)
    "he scored 20 points in the first half"; "a touchdown counts 6 points"
  11. A promontory extending out into a large body of water (synset 109419340)
    "they sailed south around the point"
  12. A distinct part that can be specified separately in a group of things that could be enumerated on a list (synset 106494090)
    "he noticed an item in the New York Times"; "she had several items on her shopping list"; "the main point on the agenda was taken up first"
  13. A style in speech or writing that arrests attention and has a penetrating or convincing quality or effect (synset 113817097)
  14. An outstanding characteristic (synset 104739165)
    "his acting was one of the high points of the movie"
  15. Sharp end (synset 103980573)
    "he stuck the point of the knife into a tree"; "he broke the point of his pencil"
  16. Any of 32 horizontal directions indicated on the card of a compass (synset 113852504)
    "he checked the point on his compass"
  17. A linear unit used to measure the size of type;
    Approximately 1/72 inch (synset 113734391)
  18. One percent of the total principal of a loan;
    It is paid at the time the loan is made and is independent of the interest on the loan (synset 113421323)
  19. A punctuation mark (.) placed at the end of a declarative sentence to indicate a full stop or after abbreviations (synset 106856570)
    "in England they call a period a stop"
  20. A V-shaped mark at one end of an arrow pointer (synset 106834918)
    "the point of the arrow was due north"
  21. The dot at the left of a decimal fraction (synset 106825147)
  22. The property of a shape that tapers to a sharp tip (synset 105078725)
  23. A distinguishing or individuating characteristic (synset 104739307)
    "he knows my bad points as well as my good points"
  24. The gun muzzle's direction (synset 103981127)
    "he held me up at the point of a gun"
  25. A wall socket (synset 103981029)
  26. A contact in the distributor;
    As the rotor turns its projecting arm contacts them and current flows to the spark plugs (synset 103218529)
  1. Indicate a place, direction, person, or thing;
    Either spatially or figuratively (synset 200925764)
    "I showed the customer the glove section"; "He pointed to the empty parking space"; "he indicated his opponents"
  2. Be oriented (synset 202719059)
    "The weather vane points North"; "the dancers toes pointed outward"
  3. Direct into a position for use (synset 201154680)
    "point a gun"; "He charged his weapon at me"
  4. Direct the course;
    Determine the direction of travelling (synset 201935739)
  5. Be a signal for or a symptom of (synset 200923271)
    "These symptoms indicate a serious illness"; "Her behavior points to a severe neurosis"; "The economic indicators signal that the euro is undervalued"
  6. Sail close to the wind (synset 201932107)
  7. Mark (Hebrew words) with diacritics (synset 201592284)
  8. Mark with diacritics (synset 201592145)
    "point the letter"
  9. Mark (a psalm text) to indicate the points at which the music changes (synset 201591977)
  10. Be positionable in a specified manner (synset 201155136)
    "The gun points with ease"
  11. Intend (something) to move towards a certain goal (synset 201153025)
    "He aimed his fists towards his opponent's face"; "criticism directed at her superior"; "direct your anger towards others, not towards yourself"
  12. Indicate the presence of (game) by standing and pointing with the muzzle (synset 200926226)
    "the dog pointed the dead duck"
  13. Give a point to (synset 200393662)
    "The candles are tapered"
  14. Repair the joints of bricks (synset 200262843)
    "point a chimney"

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