Points Meaning

There are 40 meaning(s) for word Points

Points Meaning 1 : be oriented

    Example : The weather vane points North,the dancers toes pointed outward

    Synonyms : orient
Points Meaning 2 : sail close to the wind

    Synonyms : luff
Points Meaning 3 : repair the joints of bricks

    Example : point a chimney

    Synonyms : repoint
Points Meaning 4 : any of 32 horizontal directions indicated on the card of a compass

    Example : he checked the point on his compass

    Synonyms : compass point
Points Meaning 5 : be a signal for or a symptom of

    Example : Her behavior points to a severe neurosis

    Synonyms : bespeak,  betoken,  indicate,  signal
Points Meaning 6 : a specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process

    Synonyms : degree,  level,  stage
Points Meaning 7 : a distinct part that can be specified separately in a group of things that could be enumerated on a list

    Example : the main point on the agenda was taken up first

    Synonyms : item
Points Meaning 8 : an outstanding characteristic

    Example : his acting was one of the high points of the movie

    Synonyms : spot
Points Meaning 9 : a V shape

    Example : the cannibal's teeth were filed to sharp points

    Synonyms : peak,  tip
Points Meaning 10 : a contact in the distributor; as the rotor turns its projecting arm contacts them and current flows to the spark plugs

    Synonyms : breaker point,  distributor point
Points Meaning 11 : the dot at the left of a decimal fraction

    Synonyms : decimal point,  percentage point
Points Meaning 12 : direct into a position for use

    Example : point a gun

    Synonyms : charge,  level
Points Meaning 13 : indicate a place, direction, person, or thing; either spatially or figuratively

    Example : He pointed to the empty parking space

    Synonyms : designate,  indicate,  show
Points Meaning 14 : the property of a shape that tapers to a sharp tip

    Synonyms : pointedness
Points Meaning 15 : the gun muzzle's direction

    Example : he held me up at the point of a gun

    Synonyms : gunpoint
Points Meaning 16 : a V-shaped mark at one end of an arrow pointer

    Example : the point of the arrow was due north

    Synonyms : head
Points Meaning 17 : an isolated fact that is considered separately from the whole

    Example : a point of information

    Synonyms : detail,  item
Points Meaning 18 : a wall socket

    Synonyms : power point
Points Meaning 19 : an instant of time

    Example : at that point I had to leave

    Synonyms : point in time
Points Meaning 20 : a very small circular shape

    Example : a row of points

    Synonyms : dot
Points Meaning 21 : direct the course; determine the direction of travelling

    Synonyms : channelise,  channelize,  direct,  guide,  head,  maneuver,  manoeuver,  manoeuvre,  steer
Points Meaning 22 : give a point to

    Synonyms : sharpen,  taper
Points Meaning 23 : intend (something) to move towards a certain goal

    Synonyms : aim,  direct,  place,  target
Points Meaning 24 : a punctuation mark (.) placed at the end of a declarative sentence to indicate a full stop or after abbreviations

    Synonyms : full point,  full stop,  period,  stop
Points Meaning 25 : a brief version of the essential meaning of something

    Example : get to the point,he missed the point of the joke,life has lost its point

Points Meaning 26 : a distinguishing or individuating characteristic

    Example : he knows my bad points as well as my good points

Points Meaning 27 : a geometric element that has position but no extension

    Example : a point is defined by its coordinates

Points Meaning 28 : a linear unit used to measure the size of type; approximately 1/72 inch

Points Meaning 29 : a promontory extending out into a large body of water

    Example : they sailed south around the point

Points Meaning 30 : a style in speech or writing that arrests attention and has a penetrating or convincing quality or effect

Points Meaning 31 : be positionable in a specified manner

    Example : The gun points with ease

Points Meaning 32 : indicate the presence of (game) by standing and pointing with the muzzle

    Example : the dog pointed the dead duck

Points Meaning 33 : mark (a psalm text) to indicate the points at which the music changes

Points Meaning 34 : mark (Hebrew words) with diacritics

Points Meaning 35 : mark with diacritics

    Example : point the letter

Points Meaning 36 : 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

Points Meaning 37 : sharp end

    Example : he stuck the point of the knife into a tree,he broke the point of his pencil

Points Meaning 38 : the object of an activity

    Example : what is the point of discussing it?

Points Meaning 39 : the precise location of something; a spatially limited location

    Example : she walked to a point where she could survey the whole street

Points Meaning 40 : the unit of counting in scoring a game or contest

    Example : he scored 20 points in the first half,a touchdown counts 6 points

How to Pronounce Points

  • pɔɪnt