Definitions for spot

Definitions for (noun) spot

Main entry: blot, smear, smirch, spot, stain

Definition: an act that brings discredit to the person who does it

Usage: he made a huge blot on his copybook

Main entry: berth, billet, spot, situation, position, post, place, office

Definition: a job in an organization

Usage: he occupied a post in the treasury

Main entry: spot

Definition: a business establishment for entertainment

Usage: night spot

Main entry: spot

Definition: a playing card with a specified number of pips on it to indicate its value

Usage: an eight-spot

Main entry: spot, spotlight

Definition: a lamp that produces a strong beam of light to illuminate a restricted area; used to focus attention of a stage performer

Main entry: spot, speckle, dapple, fleck, maculation, patch

Definition: a small contrasting part of something

Usage: a bald spot; a leopard's spots; a patch of clouds; patches of thin ice; a fleck of red

Main entry: blot, spot, slur, smear, smirch, smudge, daub

Definition: a blemish made by dirt

Usage: he had a smudge on his cheek

Main entry: point, spot

Definition: an outstanding characteristic

Usage: his acting was one of the high points of the movie

Main entry: spot

Definition: a section of an entertainment that is assigned to a specific performer or performance

Usage: they changed his spot on the program

Main entry: spot

Definition: a short section or illustration (as between radio or tv programs or in a magazine) that is often used for advertising

Main entry: pip, spot

Definition: a mark on a die or on a playing card (shape depending on the suit)

Main entry: topographic point, spot, place

Definition: a point located with respect to surface features of some region

Usage: this is a nice place for a picnic; a bright spot on a planet

Main entry: spot, bit

Definition: a small piece or quantity of something

Usage: a spot of tea; a bit of paper; a bit of lint; I gave him a bit of my mind

Main entry: spot, touch

Definition: a slight attack of illness

Usage: he has a touch of rheumatism

Definitions for (verb) spot

Main entry: spot

Definition: mark with a spot or spots so as to allow easy recognition

Usage: spot the areas that one should clearly identify

Main entry: spot

Definition: become spotted

Usage: This dress spots quickly

Main entry: blob, blot, spot, fleck

Definition: make a spot or mark onto

Usage: The wine spotted the tablecloth

Main entry: blemish, spot

Definition: mar or impair with a flaw

Usage: her face was blemished

Main entry: descry, spot, spy, espy

Definition: catch sight of

Main entry: tell apart, spot, pick out, recognise, recognize, make out, distinguish, discern

Definition: detect with the senses

Usage: The fleeing convicts were picked out of the darkness by the watchful prison guards; I can't make out the faces in this photograph

Visual thesaurus for spot