Synonyms for spot

Synonyms for (noun) spot

Synonyms: 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

Similar words: mistake, error, fault

Definition: a wrong action attributable to bad judgment or ignorance or inattention

Usage: he made a bad mistake; she was quick to point out my errors; I could understand his English in spite of his grammatical faults


Synonyms: berth, billet, spot, situation, position, post, place, office

Definition: a job in an organization

Usage: he occupied a post in the treasury

Similar words: business, job, line, line of work, occupation

Definition: the principal activity in your life that you do to earn money

Usage: he's not in my line of business


Synonyms: spot

Definition: a business establishment for entertainment

Usage: night spot

Similar words: place of business, business establishment

Definition: an establishment (a factory or an assembly plant or retail store or warehouse etc.) where business is conducted, goods are made or stored or processed or where services are rendered


Synonyms: spot

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

Usage: an eight-spot

Similar words: playing card

Definition: one of a pack of cards that are used to play card games


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: lamp

Definition: an artificial source of visible illumination


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: marking

Definition: a pattern of marks


Synonyms: blot, spot, slur, smear, smirch, smudge, daub

Definition: a blemish made by dirt

Usage: he had a smudge on his cheek

Similar words: mar, defect, blemish

Definition: a mark or flaw that spoils the appearance of something (especially on a person's body)

Usage: a facial blemish


Synonyms: point, spot

Definition: an outstanding characteristic

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

Similar words: characteristic

Definition: a distinguishing quality


Synonyms: spot

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

Usage: they changed his spot on the program

Similar words: section, subdivision

Definition: a self-contained part of a larger composition (written or musical)

Usage: he always turns first to the business section; the history of this work is discussed in the next section


Synonyms: spot

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

Similar words: section, subdivision

Definition: a self-contained part of a larger composition (written or musical)

Usage: he always turns first to the business section; the history of this work is discussed in the next section


Synonyms: pip, spot

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

Similar words: mark, marker, marking

Definition: a distinguishing symbol

Usage: the owner's mark was on all the sheep


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: point

Definition: the precise location of something; a spatially limited location

Usage: she walked to a point where she could survey the whole street


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: small indefinite amount, small indefinite quantity

Definition: an indefinite quantity that is below average size or magnitude


Synonyms: spot, touch

Definition: a slight attack of illness

Usage: he has a touch of rheumatism

Similar words: attack

Definition: a sudden occurrence of an uncontrollable condition

Usage: an attack of diarrhea

Synonyms for (verb) spot

Synonyms: spot

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

Usage: spot the areas that one should clearly identify

Similar words: mark

Definition: make or leave a mark on

Usage: the scouts marked the trail; ash marked the believers' foreheads


Synonyms: spot

Definition: become spotted

Usage: This dress spots quickly

Similar words: change

Definition: undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature

Usage: She changed completely as she grew older; The weather changed last night


Synonyms: blob, blot, spot, fleck

Definition: make a spot or mark onto

Usage: The wine spotted the tablecloth

Similar words: change surface

Definition: undergo or cause to undergo a change in the surface


Synonyms: blemish, spot

Definition: mar or impair with a flaw

Usage: her face was blemished

Similar words: soil, grime, begrime, bemire, colly, dirty

Definition: make soiled, filthy, or dirty

Usage: don't soil your clothes when you play outside!


Synonyms: descry, spot, spy, espy

Definition: catch sight of

Similar words: sight, spy

Definition: catch sight of; to perceive with the eyes

Usage: he caught sight of the king's men coming over the ridge