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Synonyms for center

a point or an area equidistant from all sides of something

a place of concentrated activity, influence, or importance

a point of origin from which ideas or influences, for example, originate

to direct toward a common center

at, in, near, or being the center

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Synonyms for center

the piece of ground in the outfield directly ahead of the catcher

the object upon which interest and attention focuses

the middle of a military or naval formation

(basketball) the person who plays center on a basketball team

(football) the person who plays center on the line of scrimmage and snaps the ball to the quarterback

a place where some particular activity is concentrated

(ice hockey) the person who plays center on a hockey team

the sweet central portion of a piece of candy that is enclosed in chocolate or some other covering

mercantile establishment consisting of a carefully landscaped complex of shops representing leading merchandisers

the position on a hockey team of the player who participates in the face off at the beginning of the game

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(American football) the position of the player on the line of scrimmage who puts the ball in play

a position on a basketball team of the player who participates in the jump that starts the game

equally distant from the extremes

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of or belonging to neither the right nor the left politically or intellectually


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Such information may be helpful in the planning of dental care services for the elderly to improve their oral health--in particular at locations such as retirement homes and adult day care centers.
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The campus will include a $635 million replacement acute care hospital, as well as a medical office building, fitness and wellness center, an adult day care center and child day care center, a skilled nursing facility, assisted living and independent living facilities, and a pediatric outpatient pavilion.
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They can bring someone into your home for an afternoon or take your loved one to an adult day care center.
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