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Why synonyms can be useful

Your writing can sound boring if you continually keep repeating the same words. When you create sentences, you can make them more interesting by using words that mean the same as the word you are speaking about. This allows you to add flavor to your writing.

In order to make language a lot more expressive and interesting you should try to vary the words you use as often as you can.

Synonyms for (noun) point

Synonyms: distributor point, breaker point, point Definition: a contact in the distributor; as the rotor turns its projecting arm contacts them and current flows to the spark plugs

Hypernyms: contact, tangency Definition: (electronics) a junction where things (as two electrical conductors) touch or are in physical contact Usage: they forget to solder the contacts

Synonyms: point Definition: sharp end Usage: he stuck the point of the knife into a tree; he broke the point of his pencil

Hypernyms: end, terminal Definition: either extremity of something that has length Usage: the end of the pier; she knotted the end of the thread; they rode to the end of the line; the terminals of the anterior arches of the fornix

Synonyms: point, power point Definition: a wall socket

Hypernyms: wall plug, wall socket, outlet, electric outlet, electric receptacle, electrical outlet Definition: receptacle providing a place in a wiring system where current can be taken to run electrical devices

Synonyms: point, gunpoint Definition: the gun muzzle's direction Usage: he held me up at the point of a gun

Hypernyms: gun muzzle, muzzle Definition: the open circular discharging end of a gun

Synonyms: point, spot Definition: an outstanding characteristic Usage: his acting was one of the high points of the movie

Hypernyms: characteristic Definition: a distinguishing quality

Synonyms: point Definition: a distinguishing or individuating characteristic Usage: he knows my bad points as well as my good points

Hypernyms: characteristic Definition: a distinguishing quality

Synonyms: point, pointedness Definition: the property of a shape that tapers to a sharp tip

Hypernyms: taper Definition: the property possessed by a shape that narrows toward a point (as a wedge or cone)

Synonyms: point, detail, item Definition: an isolated fact that is considered separately from the whole Usage: several of the details are similar; a point of information

Hypernyms: fact Definition: a piece of information about circumstances that exist or events that have occurred Usage: first you must collect all the facts of the case

Synonyms: point Definition: a geometric element that has position but no extension Usage: a point is defined by its coordinates

Hypernyms: ingredient, constituent, component, element, factor Definition: an abstract part of something Usage: jealousy was a component of his character; two constituents of a musical composition are melody and harmony; the grammatical elements of a sentence; a key factor in her success; humor: an effective ingredient of a speech

Synonyms: point Definition: the object of an activity Usage: what is the point of discussing it?

Hypernyms: aim, object, objective, target Definition: the goal intended to be attained (and which is believed to be attainable) Usage: the sole object of her trip was to see her children

Synonyms: item, point Definition: a distinct part that can be specified separately in a group of things that could be enumerated on a list Usage: 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

Hypernyms: part, portion, constituent, component, component part Definition: something determined in relation to something that includes it Usage: he wanted to feel a part of something bigger than himself; I read a portion of the manuscript; the smaller component is hard to reach; the animal constituent of plankton

Synonyms: point Definition: a brief version of the essential meaning of something Usage: get to the point; he missed the point of the joke; life has lost its point

Hypernyms: significance, signification, meaning, import Definition: the message that is intended or expressed or signified Usage: what is the meaning of this sentence; the significance of a red traffic light; the signification of Chinese characters; the import of his announcement was ambiguous

Synonyms: point, percentage point, decimal point Definition: the dot at the left of a decimal fraction

Hypernyms: mathematical notation Definition: a notation used by mathematicians

Synonyms: point, head Definition: a V-shaped mark at one end of an arrow pointer Usage: the point of the arrow was due north

Hypernyms: mark Definition: a written or printed symbol (as for punctuation) Usage: his answer was just a punctuation mark

Synonyms: period, full point, full stop, point, stop Definition: a punctuation mark (.) placed at the end of a declarative sentence to indicate a full stop or after abbreviations Usage: in England they call a period a stop

Hypernyms: punctuation, punctuation mark Definition: the marks used to clarify meaning by indicating separation of words into sentences and clauses and phrases

Synonyms: point Definition: the precise location of something; a spatially limited location Usage: she walked to a point where she could survey the whole street

Hypernyms: location Definition: a point or extent in space

Synonyms: point Definition: a promontory extending out into a large body of water Usage: they sailed south around the point

Hypernyms: promontory, foreland, head, headland Definition: a natural elevation (especially a rocky one that juts out into the sea)

Synonyms: point Definition: one percent of the total principal of a loan; it is paid at the time the loan is made and is independent of the interest on the loan

Hypernyms: loan Definition: the temporary provision of money (usually at interest)

Synonyms: point Definition: the unit of counting in scoring a game or contest Usage: he scored 20 points in the first half; a touchdown counts 6 points

Hypernyms: unit, unit of measurement Definition: any division of quantity accepted as a standard of measurement or exchange Usage: the dollar is the United States unit of currency; a unit of wheat is a bushel; change per unit volume

Synonyms: point Definition: a linear unit used to measure the size of type; approximately 1/72 inch

Hypernyms: linear measure, linear unit Definition: a unit of measurement of length

Synonyms: point Definition: a style in speech or writing that arrests attention and has a penetrating or convincing quality or effect

Hypernyms: relevance, relevancy Definition: the relation of something to the matter at hand

Synonyms: point, compass point Definition: any of 32 horizontal directions indicated on the card of a compass Usage: he checked the point on his compass

Hypernyms: direction Definition: the spatial relation between something and the course along which it points or moves Usage: he checked the direction and velocity of the wind

Synonyms: point, tip, peak Definition: a V shape Usage: the cannibal's teeth were filed to sharp points

Hypernyms: convex shape, convexity Definition: a shape that curves or bulges outward

Synonyms: point, dot Definition: a very small circular shape Usage: a row of points; draw lines between the dots

Hypernyms: saucer, disc, disk Definition: something with a round shape resembling a flat circular plate Usage: the moon's disk hung in a cloudless sky

Synonyms: level, stage, point, degree Definition: a specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process Usage: a remarkable degree of frankness; at what stage are the social sciences?

Hypernyms: state Definition: the way something is with respect to its main attributes Usage: the current state of knowledge; his state of health; in a weak financial state

Synonyms: point, point in time Definition: an instant of time Usage: at that point I had to leave

Hypernyms: quantity, measure, amount Definition: how much there is or how many there are of something that you can quantify

Synonyms for (verb) point

Synonyms: point, repoint Definition: repair the joints of bricks Usage: point a chimney

Hypernyms: doctor, bushel, touch on, furbish up, fix, repair, restore, mend Definition: restore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn or broken Usage: She repaired her TV set; Repair my shoes please

Synonyms: taper, sharpen, point Definition: give a point to Usage: The candles are tapered

Hypernyms: deform, change form, change shape Definition: assume a different shape or form

Synonyms: bespeak, betoken, indicate, signal, point Definition: be a signal for or a symptom of Usage: These symptoms indicate a serious illness; Her behavior points to a severe neurosis; The economic indicators signal that the euro is undervalued

Hypernyms: tell Definition: let something be known Usage: Tell them that you will be late

Synonyms: show, point, indicate, designate Definition: indicate a place, direction, person, or thing; either spatially or figuratively Usage: I showed the customer the glove section; He pointed to the empty parking space; he indicated his opponents

Hypernyms: inform Definition: impart knowledge of some fact, state or affairs, or event to Usage: I informed him of his rights

Synonyms: point Definition: indicate the presence of (game) by standing and pointing with the muzzle Usage: the dog pointed the dead duck

Hypernyms: show, point, indicate, designate Definition: indicate a place, direction, person, or thing; either spatially or figuratively Usage: I showed the customer the glove section; He pointed to the empty parking space; he indicated his opponents

Synonyms: target, direct, aim, point, place Definition: intend (something) to move towards a certain goal Usage: He aimed his fists towards his opponent's face; criticism directed at her superior; direct your anger towards others, not towards yourself

Hypernyms: aim, direct, take, take aim, train Definition: point or cause to go (blows, weapons, or objects such as photographic equipment) towards Usage: Please don't aim at your little brother!; He trained his gun on the burglar; Don't train your camera on the women; Take a swipe at one's opponent

Synonyms: charge, level, point Definition: direct into a position for use Usage: point a gun; He charged his weapon at me

Hypernyms: aim, direct, take, take aim, train Definition: point or cause to go (blows, weapons, or objects such as photographic equipment) towards Usage: Please don't aim at your little brother!; He trained his gun on the burglar; Don't train your camera on the women; Take a swipe at one's opponent

Synonyms: point Definition: be positionable in a specified manner Usage: The gun points with ease

Hypernyms: be Definition: have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun) Usage: John is rich; This is not a good answer

Synonyms: point Definition: mark (a psalm text) to indicate the points at which the music changes

Hypernyms: label, mark, tag Definition: attach a tag or label to Usage: label these bottles

Synonyms: point Definition: mark with diacritics Usage: point the letter

Hypernyms: label, mark, tag Definition: attach a tag or label to Usage: label these bottles

Synonyms: point Definition: mark (Hebrew words) with diacritics

Hypernyms: label, mark, tag Definition: attach a tag or label to Usage: label these bottles

Synonyms: point, luff Definition: sail close to the wind

Hypernyms: sail Definition: travel on water propelled by wind Usage: I love sailing, especially on the open sea; the ship sails on

Synonyms: direct, steer, maneuver, manoeuver, manoeuvre, point, channelise, channelize, guide, head Definition: direct the course; determine the direction of travelling

Hypernyms: command, control Definition: exercise authoritative control or power over Usage: control the budget; Command the military forces

Synonyms: orient, point Definition: be oriented Usage: The weather vane points North; the dancers toes pointed outward

Hypernyms: lie Definition: be located or situated somewhere; occupy a certain position