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Common misspellings for point

piolot, pointof, poniter, poion, plint, potant, poinient, poins, paoin, pernote, poitned, piunt, poinsetta, poinent, poing, piont, yourpoint, ppint, priint, paent, poingt, poind, keepint, opent, paient, painat, paoint, painb, hopint, opaint, paiient, pasient, peant, proionate, pioints, knifepoint, 5points, powet, donit, parnt, paciante, piost, portaint, ponda, oppent, goint, mappoint, patiant, piund, panet, pownd, spint, ptient, penty, looient, popint, pennut, sharpoint, pionts, pornstar, dpon't, poilet, pouint, poine, punit, pooint, proit, ponint, jonit, poissant, peignot, goingto, poaint, paintd, poigant, poiniant, payind, pationit, poinst, patiaent, pa104inf, pirnt, poinit, panity, apointee, parnet, piolt, pataint, oponit, poinbt, oponet, painst, pouints, aponet, pointout, poin, doint, paintt, pegnat, ponient, painm, apponit, pojnt, perminit, mpoint, plinty, pvernight, veiwpoint, penta, portit, ponit, proint, patoient, poainjt, opint, piona, oppoint, parint, pairent, rpint, koint, woint, copunty, panitd, ponits, oppoent, oponnet, poiints, paitn, poinmt, ponty, pont, poeit, polinate, poinjt, pointedd, opponit, printe, posint, pashient, pationat, poinant, pointelly, jopint, openit, spoint, poihnt, painte, poain, pointd, pennt, waypoint, parkint, 2pound, spoent, pernit, patirnt, 5pound, ppoint, spont, painint, patint, lowpoint, 3points, joinet, pionty, poingant, hopind, oint, pinut, poibnt, poignet, pintp, wopn't, apint, pecient, poionts, poist, poiont, pioint, jiont, poiint, pofit, patoint, 4points, upont, poit, phonnote, paientce, pontif, pesiant, pooints, poijnt, wpn't, gointo, aponit, pooing, poient, pacint, prind, polant, poond, joiunt, opionto, 1pound, bonit, poinint, pasinet, poingnat, rpoint, moint, paymint, paintig, diapoint, 10points, patioent, paynet, opoint, poingent, pinata, pudin, poino, passint, porint, poiny, pohne, poite, pationt, poinnt, piant, pointthe, porfit, poiinted, yount, ponybot, paind, potient, plonty, pointly, highpoint, pointm, opponnet, peanit, puttint, pointis, jpint, toniht, poiut, perint, appont, pront, pfind, appiont, oppnet, jointy, poilt, pasionat, poitn, non't, youn't, opento, poteint, penety, pointin, piono, paintor, poink, mponth, paciant, oponite, diont, poinht, poilot, 10pound, gioant, poiht, paoints, percnt, goingt, poincetta, pockent, pointsw, paitant, pointier, appoient, pasionet, pointn, epoint, coint, percnet, opeingit, keypoint, panit, pasiont, painto, patiwnt, poding, poimnt, puniti, poiunt, poynt, pprint, ointo, puond, paisent, poound, poined, peenut, youinto, paicent, pashint, pionest, points2shop, poont, apoint, paiint, plient, pount, upinto, pionent, pasionite, ppoints, ponie, dewpoint, dion't, doin't, nornt, paintg, posionate, paseint, paiont, pymnt, panilty, ponamt, pinitg, poineint, pointe, pointss, poiunts, ponity, poelenta, ponitac, poteni, pwhenut, woin't, wiont.

Definitions of point

  1.   a geometric element that has position but no extension; " a point is defined by its coordinates"
  2.   the property of a shape that tapers to a sharp point
  3.   a distinct part that can be specified separately in a group of things that could be enumerated on a list; " he noticed an item in the New York Times"; " she had several items on her shopping list"; " the main point on the agenda was taken up first"
  4.   a punctuation mark (.) placed at the end of a declarative sentence to indicate a full stop or after abbreviations; " in England they call a period a stop"
  5.   One of the spaces on a backgammon board.
  6.   The mark made by the end of a sharp, piercing instrument, as a needle; a prick.
  7.   the gun muzzle's direction; " he held me up at the point of a gun"
  8.   To approximate to the surface; to head; - said of an abscess.
  9.   indicate a place, direction, person, or thing; either spatially or figuratively; " I showed the customer the glove section"; " He pointed to the empty parking space"; " he indicated his opponents"
  10.   To direct toward an abject; to aim; as, to point a gun at a wolf, or a cannon at a fort.
  11.   Lace wrought the needle; as, point de Venise; Brussels point. See Point lace, below.
  12.   intend ( something) to move towards a certain goal; " He aimed his fists towards his opponent's face"; " criticism directed at her superior"; " direct your anger towards others, not towards yourself"
  13.   The sharp end of any instrument or body; anything resembling a point; the sting of an epigram; a small cape or headland; a turn of thought or expression that strikes with agreeable surprise; in geom., that which has position but no magnitude; a moment; a small space; punctilio; nicety; place or time near; critical moment; eve or verge, as of death; position; state; dot, mark, or spot; direction of view, or part viewed; particular mark or aim; particular mode or parts; instance; example; single part; part of a whole; single position; the main question; lace wrought with the needle, as point- lace; a division of the mariner's compass.
  14.   Whatever serves to mark progress, rank, or relative position, or to indicate a transition from one state or position to another, degree; step; stage; hence, position or condition attained; as, a point of elevation, or of depression; the stock fell off five points; he won by tenpoints.
  15.   Hence, to direct the attention or notice of.
  16.   the precise location of something; a spatially limited location; " she walked to a point where she could survey the whole street"
  17.   be oriented; " The weather vane points North"
  18.   One of the points of the compass ( see Points of the compass, below); also, the difference between two points of the compass; as, to fall off a point.
  19.   an instant of time; " at that point I had to leave"
  20.   repair the joints of bricks; " point a chimney"
  21.   A fixed conventional place for reference, or zero of reckoning, in the heavens, usually the intersection of two or more great circles of the sphere, and named specifically in each case according to the position intended; as, the equinoctial points; the solstitial points; the nodal points; vertical points, etc. See Equinoctial Nodal.
  22.   A short piece of cordage used in reefing sails. See Reef point, under Reef.
  23.   a promontory extending out into a large body of water; " they sailed south around the point"
  24.   mark ( a psalm text) to indicate the points at which the music changes
  25.   A tyne or snag of an antler.
  26.   The position of the player of each side who stands a short distance in front of the goal keeper; also, the player himself.
  27.   A standard unit of measure for the size of type bodies, being one twelfth of the thickness of pica type. See system of type, under Type.
  28.   A dot placed at the right hand of a note, to raise its value, or prolong its time, by one half, as to make a whole note equal to three half notes, a half note equal to three quarter notes.
  29.   To direct the finger for designating an object; to indicate; to show distinctly by any means. To point at to treat with scorn.
  30.   be positionable in a specified manner; " The gun points with ease"
  31.   a wall socket
  32.   To mark ( as Hebrew) with vowel points.
  33.   direct into a position for use; " point a gun"; " He charged his weapon at me"
  34.   To supply with punctuation marks; to punctuate; as, to point a composition.
  35.   That which arrests attention, or indicates qualities or character; a salient feature; a characteristic; a peculiarity; hence, a particular; an item; a detail; as, the good or bad points of a man, a horse, a book, a story, etc.
  36.   sail close to the wind
  37.   The perpendicular rising of a hawk over the place where its prey has gone into cover.
  38.   An indefinitely small space; a mere spot indicated or supposed. Specifically: ( Geom.) That which has neither parts nor magnitude; that which has position, but has neither length, breadth, nor thickness, -- sometimes conceived of as the limit of a line; that by the motion of which a line is conceived to be produced.
  39.   To sharpen: to direct; to aim; to mark with stops; to mark with vowel- points; to fill joints with mortar, and smooth them with the point of a trowel.
  40.   mark ( Hebrew words) with diacritics
  41.   To cut, as a surface, with a pointed tool.
  42.   A movement executed with the saber or foil; as, tierce point.
  43.   To bring to a sharp end; to direct towards; to aim; to show by way of example; to mark with characters in order to indicate certain distinctions; to distinguish by stops or points by way of punctuation; to fill the joints with mortar and smooth them with a trowel, as a stone wall; to direct attention to an object by the finger; to indicate, as dogs do to sportsmen.
  44.   To give a point to; to sharpen; to cut, forge, grind, or file to an acute end; as, to point a dart, or a pencil. Used also figuratively; as, to point a moral.
  45.   an isolated fact that is considered separately from the whole; " several of the details are similar"; " a point of information"
  46.   A pointed piece of quill or bone covered at one end with vaccine matter; - called also vaccine point.
  47.   An instant.
  48.   sharp end; " he stuck the point of the knife into a tree"; " he broke the point of his pencil"
  49.   To appoint.
  50.   Act of pointing, as of the foot downward in certain dance positions.
  51.   An indivisible portion of time; a moment; an instant; hence, the verge.
  52.   A a string or lace used to tie together certain parts of the dress.
  53.   the unit of counting in scoring a game or contest; " he scored 20 points in the first half"; " a touchdown counts 6 points"
  54.   To fill up and finish the joints of ( a wall), by introducing additional cement or mortar, and bringing it to a smooth surface.
  55.   1. A spot or small area. 2. A sharp end or apex. 3. A slight projection. 4. A limit, as the boiling point. 5. To make ready to open, said of an abscess the wall of which is becoming thin and is about to break. See also punctum.
  56.   ( British) a wall socket
  57.   To direct the finger towards an object: to show game by looking, as a dog.
  58.   a specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process; " a remarkable degree of frankness"; " at what stage are the social sciences?"
  59.   To sharpen; aim; direct attention; punctuate.
  60.   mark with diacritics; " point the letter"
  61.   The attitude assumed by a pointer dog when he finds game; as, the dog came to a point. See Pointer.
  62.   The position of the pitcher and catcher.
  63.   a V- shaped mark at one end of an arrow pointer; " the point of the arrow was due north"
  64.   One of the raised dots used in certain systems of printing and writing for the blind. The first practical system was that devised by Louis Braille in 1829, and still used in Europe ( see Braille). Two modifications of this are current in the United States: New York point founded on three bases of equidistant points arranged in two lines ( viz., : :: :::), and a later improvement, American Braille, embodying the Braille base (:::) and the New- York- point principle of using the characters of few points for the commonest letters.
  65.   To put a point on; sharpen at the tip.
  66.   The sharp end of any instrument; the mark made by it: an indivisible part; that which has neither length, breadth nor thickness; a dot; a stop in punctuation; a spot; verge; exact place; degree; lace wrought by the needle; quality; peculiarity; subject; aim; the switch of a railway; a small cape or promontory; the sting of an epigram; a lively turn of thought; the gist of an argument; punctilio.
  67.   an outstanding characteristic; " his acting was one of the high points of the movie"
  68.   To give particular prominence to; to designate in a special manner; to indicate, as if by pointing; as, the error was pointed out.
  69.   a linear unit used to measure the size of type; approximately 1/ 72 inch
  70.   The sharp end of a thing; as, the point of a pin; a tapering end of land; a cape; a speck or dot; a mark of punctuation; a particular spot; exact place; as, to reach a certain point on the road; a particular time or moment; as, the turning- point of a battle; a particular detail or item; particular aim or purpose; as, you missed the point of the story; to gain one's point; a step or stage; as, boiling point; one of the thirty- two divisions of a compass; lace made with the needle.
  71.   To indicate or discover by a fixed look, as game.
  72.   a brief version of the essential meaning of something; " get to the point"; " he missed the point of the joke"; " life has lost its point"
  73.   direct the course; determine the direction of travelling
  74.   To direct the point of something, as of a finger, for the purpose of designating an object, and attracting attention to it; - with at.
  75.   To direct attention, as by the extended finger.
  76.   An instrument which pricks or pierces, as a sort of needle used by engravers, etchers, lace workers, and others; also, a pointed cutting tool, as a stone cutter's point; - called also pointer.
  77.   a style in speech or writing that arrests attention and has a penetrating or convincing quality or effect
  78.   To direct the finger towards; indicate.
  79.   be a signal for or a symptom of; " These symptoms indicate a serious illness"; " Her behavior points to a severe neurosis"; " The economic indicators signal that the euro is undervalued"
  80.   In various games, a position of a certain player, or, by extension, the player himself;
  81.   To indicate the presence of game by fixed and steady look, as certain hunting dogs do.
  82.   A sharp end; dot; mark of punctuation; place; cape; moment; thing to be noticed; application.
  83.   To call attention by extending the finger; show clearly.
  84.   give a point to; " The candles are tapered"
  85.   Lace wrought the needle; as, point de Venise; Brussels point. See lace, below.
  86.   the object of an activity; " what is the point of discussing it?"
  87.   To sharpen; to give force to; as, to point a moral; to show the direction of; direct or aim; to punctuate.
  88.   That which pricks or pierces: anything coming to a sharp end: the mark made by a sharp instrument: ( geom.) that which has neither length, breadth, nor thickness: a mark showing the divisions of a sentence: ( mus.) a dot at the right hand of a note, to raise its value one- half: a very small space: a moment of time: a small affair: a single thing: a single assertion: the precise thing to be considered: anything intended: exact place: degree: that which stings, as the point of an epigram: a lively turn of thought: that which awakens attention: a peculiarity:- pl. the switch on a railway.
  89.   A place; position; feature; item.
  90.   a V shape; " the cannibal's teeth were filed to sharp points"
  91.   To give a point to: to sharpen: to aim: to direct one's attention: to punctuate, as a sentence: to fill the joints of with mortar, as a wall.
  92.   That which pricks or pierces; the sharp end of anything, esp. the sharp end of a piercing instrument, as a needle or a pin.
  93.   A small matter; a trifle; a least consideration; a punctilio.
  94.   The sharp end of a thing; anything pointed; a promontory.
  95.   An item of private information; a hint; a tip; a pointer.
  96.   a distinguishing or individuating characteristic; " he knows my bad points as well as my good points"
  97.   To direct attention to.
  98.   A switch.
  99.   A prick; puncture; mark of punctuation, especially a period.
  100.   a contact in the distributor; as the rotor turns its projecting arm contacts distributor points and current flows to the spark plugs
  101.   Hence, the most prominent or important feature, as of an argument, discourse, etc.; the essential matter; esp., the proposition to be established; as, the point of an anecdote.
  102.   A dot or mark distinguishing or characterizing certain tones or styles; as, points of perfection, of augmentation, etc.; hence, a note; a tune.
  103.   A fielder who is stationed on the off side, about twelve or fifteen yards from, and a little in advance of, the batsman.
  104.   a very small circular shape; " a row of points"; " draw lines between the dots"
  105.   To extend or direct; aim.
  106.   any of 32 horizontal directions indicated on the card of a compass; " he checked the point on his compass"
  107.   Anything which tapers to a sharp, well- defined termination. Specifically: A small promontory or cape; a tract of land extending into the water beyond the common shore line.
  108.   A spot to which a straight run is made; hence, a straight run from point to point; a cross- country run.
  109.   One of the several different parts of the escutcheon. See Escutcheon.
  110.   A dot or mark used to designate certain tones or time
  111.   To punctuate.
  112.   A standard unit of measure for the size of type bodies, being one twelfth of the thickness of pica type. See Point system of type, under Type.

Quotes of point

  1. It's always been too slow for me. Playing. The pace of things. I'm a fast sprinter. The trouble was, after playing in the group for a few months, I couldn't reach that point – Syd Barrett
  2. A common misperception of me is... that I am a tough, rough northerner, which I suppose I am really. But I'm pretty mild -mannered most of the time. It's the parts that you play I guess. I don't mind it. I'm not a tough guy. I'd like to act as a fair, easy -going, kind man at some point – Sean Bean
  3. I play the way I do because it allows me to come up with the sickest sounds possible. That's the point now isn't it? – Jeff Beck
  4. We should not judge people by their peak of excellence; but by the distance they have traveled from the point where they started. – Henry Ward Beecher
  5. When music fails to agree to the ear, to soothe the ear and the heart and the senses, then it has missed the point – Maria Callas
  6. But the point you need to know is that no president at war cut taxes $1. 5 trillion, like Bush did. – Chaka Fattah
  7. Obviously talent gets you to a certain point but it's what you do with it, how you handle. – Brett Favre
  8. You know how you smoke out a sniper? You send a guy out in the open, and you see if he gets shot. They thought that one up at West Point – Samuel Fuller
  9. There is always a point when one senses one's lack of skill, the doubt. – Arne Jacobsen
  10. I like somebody who makes me laugh. He's also got to be prepared- I'm sort of a loose cannon, in a good way. I also like people who disagree with me and make me work to prove my point – Monica Keena
  11. When we reach the point where the women athletes are getting their pick of dates just as easily as the men athletes, then we've really and truly arrived. Parity at last! – Billie Jean King
  12. Once everyone else around you starts to become incredibly comfortable- if anything, quite happy with what you are doing- then I start to settling in and trusting all those choices that I've made up to that point – Josh Lucas
  13. I never feel like I have to hang on to the music. I don't expect that the music will go away. Ideas are the only thing I can point to that are permanent and fixed. – Michael Nesmith
  14. Even military ministers have no more than a certain amount of control. It is customary that they have the right and the power to participate, from a political and military point of view, in the planning of actual operations. – Hideki Tojo
  15. Be extremely subtle, even to the point of formlessness. Be extremely mysterious, even to the point of soundlessness. Thereby you can be the director of the opponent's fate. – Sun Tzu

Usage examples for point

  1. “ " Oh, but that's just the point she cried. ” – Prudence of the Parsonage by Ethel Hueston
  2. “ I walked down to the point and could see them. ” – An Outcast of the Islands by Joseph Conrad
  3. The sounds seemed to come from the sea, from some point very near to the ship. ” – The Captain of the Kansas by Louis Tracy
  4. “ " Now," I said to him, " where did you get it- that's the point – Loyalties (Fifth Series Plays) by John Galsworthy Last Updated: February 10, 2009
  5. Or to put the same point in another way. ” – A Grammar of Freethought by Chapman Cohen
  6. At one point a door opened. ” – The Ball and The Cross by G.K. Chesterton
  7. “ I can only give you my point of view. ” – The Golden Scarecrow by Hugh Walpole
  8. Nor did that point seem to matter. ” – The Lion's Share by E. Arnold Bennett
  9. Which isn't the point of the story. ” – Fanny Herself by Edna Ferber
  10. “ " That wasn't the point – The Keeper of the Door by Ethel M. Dell
  11. But since I have been here I have felt that I could not go away to think without first asking you what you think on one point whether you could ever marry me? ” – The Hand of Ethelberta by Thomas Hardy
  12. The point is that you're back again." ” – Tom of the Raiders by Austin Bishop
  13. “ I say no more upon that point – Expositions of Holy Scripture: Romans Corinthians (To II Corinthians, Chap. V) by Alexander Maclaren
  14. “ " Where is your father; point him out," said the captain to Alfred. ” – The Boy Volunteers with the Submarine Fleet by Kenneth Ward
  15. Being alive is the point – The Lost Art of Reading by Gerald Stanley Lee
  16. You know that's not the point – Annals of a Quiet Neighbourhood by George MacDonald
  17. You see my point Billikins?" ” – The Safety Curtain, and Other Stories by Ethel M. Dell
  18. Dolly tried to get off, but he held her to the point – The End of a Coil by Susan Warner
  19. But " why" was not so much to the point as " how." ” – A Canadian Bankclerk by J. P. Buschlen

Idioms for point