Definitions For Point


  • 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


  • 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

Words with Friends

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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