point

All Noun Verb
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  • It is the half-way point of the most popular walk on the island. ...
  • That all-important point was the question of marriage or no marriage. ...
  • Teams receive three points for a win and one point for a draw. ...
  • There are also times when the story is told from a third person point of view. ...
  • By the end of June the half-way point of the season had been reached. ...
  • However, they may have married or had children by this point. ...
  • At this break-even point, a company will experience no income or loss. ...
  • These then are the two points that I wanted to make. ...
  • There is no car park at the station, though there is a drop-off point. ...
  • These games are played one after another, in matches of three, five, or seven points. ...
  • The winner of the game is the player with the most points. ...
  • They are arranged in a larger star that has six points. ...
  • The break even point was several thousand copies above the number sold. ...
  • This cut off point is on the close enough. ...
  • A new person is pointed at as each word is said. ...
  • Points in this straight line run into the fixed point. ...
  • Points are used to rank the teams within a group. ...
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Meaning of point

  • noun A geometric element that has position but no extension
    a point is defined by its coordinates
  • noun The precise location of something; a spatially limited location
    she walked to a point where she could survey the whole street
  • noun A brief version of the essential meaning of something
    get to the point, he missed the point of the joke, life has lost its point
  • noun An instant of time
    at that point I had to leave
  • noun The object of an activity
    what is the point of discussing it?
  • noun A v shape
    the cannibal's teeth were filed to sharp points
  • noun A very small circular shape
    a row of points, draw lines between the dots
  • noun The unit of counting in scoring a game or contest
    he scored 20 points in the first half, a touchdown counts 6 points
  • noun A promontory extending out into a large body of water
    they sailed south around the point
  • noun A style in speech or writing that arrests attention and has a penetrating or convincing quality or effect
  • noun An outstanding characteristic
    his acting was one of the high points of the movie
  • noun Sharp end
    he stuck the point of the knife into a tree, he broke the point of his pencil
  • noun A linear unit used to measure the size of type; approximately 1/72 inch
  • noun 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
  • noun A v-shaped mark at one end of an arrow pointer
    the point of the arrow was due north
  • noun The property of a shape that tapers to a sharp tip
  • noun A distinguishing or individuating characteristic
    he knows my bad points as well as my good points
  • noun The gun muzzle's direction
    he held me up at the point of a gun
  • noun A wall socket
  • verb Mark (hebrew words) with diacritics
  • verb Mark with diacritics
    point the letter
  • verb Mark (a psalm text) to indicate the points at which the music changes
  • verb Be positionable in a specified manner
    The gun points with ease
  • verb Indicate the presence of (game) by standing and pointing with the muzzle
    the dog pointed the dead duck
  • verb Repair the joints of bricks
    point a chimney