Definitions For Point

noun

  • A contact in the distributor; as the rotor turns its projecting arm contacts them and current flows to the spark plugs
  • Sharp end
  • A wall socket
  • The gun muzzle's direction
  • An outstanding characteristic
  • A distinguishing or individuating characteristic
  • The property of a shape that tapers to a sharp tip
  • An isolated fact that is considered separately from the whole
  • A geometric element that has position but no extension
  • The object of an activity
  • A distinct part that can be specified separately in a group of things that could be enumerated on a list
  • A brief version of the essential meaning of something
  • The dot at the left of a decimal fraction
  • A V-shaped mark at one end of an arrow pointer
  • A punctuation mark (.) placed at the end of a declarative sentence to indicate a full stop or after abbreviations
  • The precise location of something; a spatially limited location
  • A promontory extending out into a large body of water
  • 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
  • The unit of counting in scoring a game or contest
  • A linear unit used to measure the size of type; approximately 1/72 inch
  • A style in speech or writing that arrests attention and has a penetrating or convincing quality or effect
  • Any of 32 horizontal directions indicated on the card of a compass
  • A V shape
  • A very small circular shape
  • A specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process
  • An instant of time
  • An idea that you try to make other people accept or understand
  • A particular detail of an idea or argument
  • The main or most important idea of something that is said or written

verb

  • Repair the joints of bricks
  • Give a point to
  • Be a signal for or a symptom of
  • Indicate a place, direction, person, or thing; either spatially or figuratively
  • Indicate the presence of (game) by standing and pointing with the muzzle
  • Intend (something) to move towards a certain goal
  • Direct into a position for use
  • Be positionable in a specified manner
  • Mark (a psalm text) to indicate the points at which the music changes
  • Mark with diacritics
  • Mark (Hebrew words) with diacritics
  • Sail close to the wind
  • Direct the course; determine the direction of travelling
  • Be oriented
  • To show someone where to look by moving your finger or an object held in your hand in a particular direction
  • To cause the front or tip of (something) to be turned toward someone or something
  • To have the end or tip extended, aimed, or turned in a specified direction

Is Point a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Scrabble
7
Words with Friends
9

The word Point is worth 7 points in Scrabble and 9 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Point in a Sentence

  • She showed us several graphs to illustrate the point she was making.
  • I see your point, but I don't think everyone will agree.
  • There's no use in arguing the point.
  • “It's not polite to point,” she said.
  • When I asked the child where his mother was, he pointed in the direction of the house.
  • Pointing with his cane, the old man asked, “Whose dog is that?”.

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