Translations for pointpɔɪnt

1

point(noun)

the sharp end of anything

the point of a pin; a sword point; at gunpoint (= threatened by a gun).

2

point(verb)

to aim in a particular direction

He pointed the gun at her.

3

point(noun)

a piece of land that projects into the sea etc

The ship came round Lizard Point.

4

point(verb)

to call attention to something especially by stretching the index finger in its direction

He pointed (his finger) at the door; He pointed to a sign.

5

point(noun)

a small round dot or mark (.)

a decimal point; five point three six (= 5.36); In punctuation, a point is another name for a full stop.

6

point(verb)

to fill worn places in (a stone or brick wall etc) with mortar.

7

point(noun)

an exact place or spot

When we reached this point of the journey we stopped to rest.

8

point(noun)

an exact moment

Her husband walked in at that point.

9

point(noun)

a place on a scale especially of temperature

the boiling-point of water.

10

point(noun)

a division on a compass eg north, south-west etc.

11

point(noun)

a mark in scoring a competition, game, test etc

He has won by five points to two.

12

point(noun)

a particular matter for consideration or action

The first point we must decide is, where to meet; That's a good point; You've missed the point; That's the whole point; We're wandering away from the point.

13

point(noun)

(a) purpose or advantage

There's no point (in) asking me; – I don't know.

14

point(noun)

a personal characteristic or quality

We all have our good points and our bad ones.

15

point(noun)

an electrical socket in a wall etc into which a plug can be put

Is there only one electrical point in this room?

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

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