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Synonym: aimdirectindicateshowSimilar words: appointpoint topoint outto the pointin point ofappointmenta case in pointjointMeaning: [pɔɪnt]  n. 1. a geometric element that has position but no extension 2. the precise location of something; a spatially limited location 3. a brief version of the essential meaning of something 4. a specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process 5. an isolated fact that is considered separately from the whole 6. an instant of time 7. the object of an activity 8. a V shape 9. a very small circular shape 10. the unit of counting in scoring a game or contest 11. a promontory extending out into a large body of water 12. a distinct part that can be specified separately in a group of things that could be enumerated on a list 13. a style in speech or writing that arrests attention and has a penetrating or convincing quality or effect 14. an outstanding characteristic 15. sharp end 16. any of 32 horizontal directions indicated on the card of a compass 17. a linear unit used to measure the size of type; approximately 1/72 inch 18. a punctuation mark (.) placed at the end of a declarative sentence to indicate a full stop or after abbreviations 19. a V-shaped mark at one end of an arrow pointer 20. the property of a shape that tapers to a sharp tip 21. a distinguishing or individuating characteristic 22. the gun muzzle's direction 23. a wall socket 24. a contact in the distributor; as the rotor turns its projecting arm contacts them and current flows to the spark plugs. v. 1. indicate a place, direction, person, or thing; either spatially or figuratively 2. be oriented 3. direct into a position for use 4. direct the course; determine the direction of travelling 5. be a signal for or a symptom of 6. sail close to the wind 7. mark (Hebrew words) with diacritics 8. mark with diacritics 9. mark (a psalm text) to indicate the points at which the music changes 10. be positionable in a specified manner 11. intend (something) to move towards a certain goal 12. give a point to 13. repair the joints of bricks. 
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1. Do you see this point on the map?
2. There's no point in worrying over things you can't change.
3. Prices dropped to the lowest point in a year.
4. Clean your finger,before you point at my spots.
5. The example of the United States illustrates this point.
6. The one point that troubled us was...
7. The Chinese make a point of their personal honor.
8. From my point of view the party was a complete success.
9. Stop waffling and get to the point.
10. He is making sweeping generalisations to get his point across.
11. Bring the sauce to boiling point.
12. The dog's tail tapered off to a point.
13. Russia, he said, had reached the point of no return on the road to reform and had to go forward.
14. Keep your letter succinct and to the point.
15. The foregoing examples illustrate this point.
16. The two estates join at this point.
17. Sales rose by nought point four per cent last month.
18. The point of the pencil had been worn down when I finished this letter.
19. The pencil tapers to a sharp point.
20. When something bad happens,(sentencedict.com/point.html) there's no point in wishing it had not happened. The only option is to minimise the damage.
21. Opinions are divided on this point.
22. Five per cent of children stammer at some point.
23. We can sum up the main point of the lesson in three sentences.
24. I don't see the point of waiting for her, she is probably not coming.
25. There is no point in merely repeating what we've done before.
26. The reporter drilled in his point.
27. We all see your point;there's no need to belabour it.
28. The possibility of an interest rate cut is a major talking point in the City.
29. This win could prove to be a historic turning point in the fortunes of the team.
30. He became very depressed and even got suicidal at one point.
More similar words: appointpoint topoint outto the pointin point ofappointmenta case in pointjointgo intocoinjoinenjoingo in forjoin inongoingain'tintohintprintfaintget intoin thatintentintendin timeintactin turnin the wayin the endcome into
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