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English
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Pronunciation
IPA/pÉ”Éªnt/, SAMPA/pOInt/
audioenuspoint.oggAudio (US)
Rhymes: Rhymes:English:É”ÉªntÉ”Éªnt
Noun
ennoun
 A location or place.
 geometry A zerodimensional mathematical object representing a location in one or more dimensions.
 A particular moment in an event or occurrence.
#:At this point in the meeting, I'd like to propose a new item for the agenda.
 The sharp tip of an object.
 A peninsula.
 arithmetic A decimal point (used when reading decimal fractions aloud).
#:10.5 ("ten point five"; = ten and a half)
 An opinion which adds (or supposedly adds) to the discussion.
 A unit of measure of success or failure in a game or competition; the unit of scorescoring.
#:The one with the most points will win the game
#:Germany awarded Greece the maximum 12 points in the Eurovision Song Contest.
 The color/colour on the extremities of an animal (typically darker or richer) than the rest of the coat).
#:The point color of that cat was a deep, rich sable.
 rail transportCommonwealth a device by which trains change tracks; switch
 cricket a fielding position square of the wicket on the off side, between gully and cover.
 The position at the front or vanguard of an advancing force.
#*2005: Willie Jones decided to become Kimani Jones, Black Panther, on the day his best friend, Otis Nicholson, stepped on a mine while walking point during a sweep in the central highlands. â€” Martin Torgoff, Can't Find My Way Home (Simon & Schuster 2005, p. 189)
#nautical An angle equivalent to eleven and a quarter degrees, that is 1/32 of a circle. Most commonly used to indicate a relative bearing to an object or vessel, but can be used to describe a compass bearing.
Synonyms
(location or place): location, place, position, spot
(in geometry):
(particular moment in an event or occurrence): moment, time
(sharp tip): end, tip
(arithmetic symbol): decimal point (name of the symbol; not used when reading decimal fractions aloud)
(opinion): opinion, point of view, view, viewpoint
(unit of measure of success or failure): mark (in a competition)
(colo(u)r of extremities of an animal):
Derived terms
reltop3derived from point (noun)
accumulation point
boundary point<!mathematical term>
branch point<!mathematical term>
break point
critical point<!mathematical term>
decimal point
Didot point
double point<!mathematical term>
endpoint
fixed point<!mathematical term>
fixedpoint<!adjective>
floatingpoint<!mathematical term>
get to the point
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isolated point<!mathematical term>
limit point<!mathematical term>
match point
midpoint
on the point of
ordinary point<!mathematical term>
Pica point
point of fact
point of no return
point of reference
point of sale
point set<!mathematical term>
point of view
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point taken
pointer
pointless
pointwise<!mathematical term>
pointy
reference point
singular point<!mathematical term>
take one's point
to the point
turning point
what's the pointwhatâ€™s the point(?)
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Translations
transtoplocation or place
Arabic: ArabÙ…ÙˆÙ‚Ø¹ (mÃ¡uqiÊ•) m
Dutch: punt m
Finnish: piste#Finnishpiste
French: point#Frenchpoint m
German: Punkt m
Hebrew: × ×§×•×“×” f
Hungarian: pont
transmid
Interlingua: puncto
Italian: punto m
Japanese: ç‚¹ (ã¦ã‚“, ten)
Portuguese: ponto m
Slovene: toÄka f
Spanish: punto de encuentro
Swedish: punkt c, plats c
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transtopin geometry
Arabic: ArabÙ†Ù‚Ø·Ø© (nÃºqÊˆa) f
Chinese: ç‚¹ (diÇŽn)
Czech: bod m
Dutch: punt m
French: point#Frenchpoint m
German: Punkt m
Hebrew: × ×§×•×“×” f
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Italian: punto m
Japanese: å…ˆ (ã•ã, saki)
Korean: ì (jeom)
Portuguese: ponto m
Russian: Ð¿ÑƒÐ½ÐºÑ‚ (punkt) m
Slovene: toÄka f
Spanish: punto m
Swedish: punkt c
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transtopparticular moment in an event or occurrence
Dutch: punt m
Finnish: vaihe
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German: Punkt m, Zeitpunkt m
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transtopsharp tip
Dutch: punt m
Finnish: piste, kÃ¤rki
French: pointe f
German: Spitze f
Hungarian: hegye
Interlingua: puncta
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Kurdish: KUcharÙ†ÙˆÙˆÚ©
Portuguese: ponta f
Slovene: konica f
Spanish: punta f
Swedish: spets c
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transtoparithmetic symbol
Note: many languages use a comma (',') rather than a dot as a decimal point, and hence the translations into these languages reflect this.
Dutch: komma n
Finnish: desimaalipiste, desimaalipilkku
French: virgule f
German: Komma m
Hebrew: × ×§×•×“×” f
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Italian: virgola f
Japanese: ç‚¹ (ã¦ã‚“, ten)
Slovene: pika f
Spanish: punto m
Swedish: komma c
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transtopopinion
Dutch: uitgangspunt m
French: point de vue m, avis m, opinion#Frenchopinion f
German: Punkt m, Standpunkt m
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Hungarian: lÃ©nyeg, szempont
Swedish: poÃ¤ng c
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transtopunit of measure of success or failure in a game or competition
Czech: bod m
Dutch: punt m
Finnish: piste
French: point m
German: Punkt m
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Hebrew: × ×§×•×“×” f
Hungarian: pont
Italian: punto m
Slovene: toÄka f
Spanish: punto m
Swedish: poÃ¤ng n
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transtopa device by which trains change tracks
Dutch: wissel
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German: Weiche f
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transtopcolo(u)r of extremities of an animal
Finnish: tÃ¤plÃ¤, laikku
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Translations to be checked
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the tables above.>
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ttbcIdo: punto
ttbcIrish: pointe
Verb
enverb
 intransitive To extend the index finger in the direction of something in order to show where it is or to draw attention to it.
#: It's rude to point at other people.
 transitive To direct or encourage (someone) in a particular direction
#: If he asks for food, point him toward the refrigerator.
Derived terms
point at
point out
Translations
transtopto extend finger
Czech: ukÃ¡zat
Dutch: wijzen
Finnish: osoittaa
French: pointer, indiquer
German: zeigen
Ido: Pintar
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Interlingua: indicar
Portuguese: apontar para, indicar
Slovene: kazati, pokazati
Spanish: indicar, apuntar
Swedish: peka pÃ¥
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transtopdirect
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Swedish: peka, peka ut
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Category:1000 English basic words
French
Etymology
L. punctus
Noun
frnounm
 point (location or place, unit of success or failure in a game or competition)
 full stop, period (punctuation mark)
Derived terms
Ã point
point de vue
un point c'est tout
Adverb
ne ... point
 literarylang=fr not
#:Ne craignez point  Fear not
Synonyms
ne ... pas
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fa:point
fr:point
io:point
id:point
it:point
kk:point
lt:point
hu:point
ja:point
pl:point
pt:point
ru:point
simple:point
fi:point
sv:point
ta:point
te:point
vi:point
tr:point
uk:point
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