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Synonyms for point

moment

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score

indicate

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face

beside the point

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on the point of something

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  • on the verge of
  • ready to
  • about to
  • just going to
  • on the brink of
  • just about to
  • all set to

point at or to something or someone

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point of view: opinion

point something or someone out: identify

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point something or someone out: allude to

point something up

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point to something: denote

point to something: refer to

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up to a point

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a sharp or tapered end

a very small mark

a particular portion of space chosen for something

one of the units in a course, as on an ascending or descending scale

a transitional interval beyond which some new action or different state of affairs is likely to begin or occur

a particular interval of time that is limited and often crucial

what a speech, piece of writing, or artistic work is about

the gist of a specific action or situation

a course of reasoning

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an individually considered portion of a whole

to move (a weapon or blow, for example) in the direction of someone or something

to call or direct attention to something

to mark with punctuation

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point out: to make known or identify, as by signs

point out: to call or direct attention to something

point to: to give grounds for believing in the existence or presence of

point to: to lead to by logical inference

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a brief version of the essential meaning of something

an isolated fact that is considered separately from the whole

the object of an activity

a very small circular shape

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a promontory extending out into a large body of water

a distinct part that can be specified separately in a group of things that could be enumerated on a list

a style in speech or writing that arrests attention and has a penetrating or convincing quality or effect

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an outstanding characteristic

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a linear unit used to measure the size of type

one percent of the total principal of a loan

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a punctuation mark (.) placed at the end of a declarative sentence to indicate a full stop or after abbreviations

a V-shaped mark at one end of an arrow pointer

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the dot at the left of a decimal fraction

the property of a shape that tapers to a sharp tip

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a distinguishing or individuating characteristic

the gun muzzle's direction

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indicate a place, direction, person, or thing

be oriented

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direct into a position for use

sail close to the wind

mark (Hebrew words) with diacritics

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mark with diacritics

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mark (a psalm text) to indicate the points at which the music changes

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be positionable in a specified manner

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intend (something) to move towards a certain goal

indicate the presence of (game) by standing and pointing with the muzzle

give a point to

repair the joints of bricks

References in periodicals archive ?
It sounds doubly beside the point when coming from the UUP, which is in government with Sinn Fein as well.
In the latter case, as in much of the book, the skyscraper as a work of architecture is beside the point.
The immediate response to this argument must be that it is beside the point.
But the outcome of this debate is beside the point, as is President Bush's argument, long promoted by conservative think tanks such as the Cato Institute, that black Americans are shortchanged by Social Security because of our shorter life expectancy as compared to whites.
Whether Phil sees his shadow is beside the point, however.
In the end it is beside the point to parse the motives of Winerip's anti-NCLB mania.
What also seemed beside the point to him was the dishonesty around men's socialized behavior toward women and their bodies.
This fact, which some of Delgado's critics seem unaware of, makes the accusations of his being un-American somewhat beside the point.
Moving far beyond the usual numbingly PC portraits designed to show how normal the children of gay parents are, Abigail Garner presents a smart and impassioned argument that "normal" is beside the point.
Whether that has prompted this weekend's toughening of the laws surrounding so-called "happy hours" is beside the point.
The ultimate arbiter of success is not the retailer--and whether an idea is revolutionary or evolutionary is beside the point.
The poem, Shawcross maintains, helps readers live in uncertainty by showing that choices, as such, may well be beside the point, that life frequently offers not "either/or" but "this and that" (107).
However, a senior ministry official said, ''The target is just a goal and it is beside the point if we can achieve it.
I'd also ask him where he's been for the last year or so, but that's beside the point.
When asked whether he is concerned about conditions in the retail market at the moment, Gialanella says that the current state of economy is almost beside the point.