point (Also pointed, pointes, pointings, points, pointing) : Related Words Words similar in meaning to point


  • noun a document entitling a commissioned officer to hold a higher rank temporarily (but without higher pay)
  • verb promote somebody by brevet, in the military

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  • noun a place where voters go to cast their votes in an election
    polling station.

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  • noun the act of securing an arriving vessel with ropes
    moorage; docking; dockage.

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  • adjective of or relating to or caused by magnetism
    • magnetic forces
  • adjective having the properties of a magnet; i.e. of attracting iron or steel
    magnetized; magnetised.
    • the hard disk is covered with a thin coat of magnetic material

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  • adjective of or relating to tears
  • adjective relating to or located near the organ that produces tears

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  • noun a circular canal in the eye that drains aqueous humor from the anterior chamber of the eye into the anterior ciliary veins
    Schlemm's canal; sinus venosus sclerae.

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  • noun oblique passage through the lower abdominal wall; in males it is the passage through which the testes descend into the scrotum and it contains the spermatic cord; in females it transmits the round ligament of the uterus
    inguinal canal.

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  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of three and one
    tetrad; quaternity; quadruplet; foursome; Little Joe; IV; quaternion; quatern; quaternary; quartet; 4.
  • noun a playing card or domino or die whose upward face shows four pips

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  • noun any structure that makes progress difficult
    impedimenta; impediment; obstructor; obstructer.
  • noun the physical condition of blocking or filling a passage with an obstruction

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  • noun an alternative to the regular channels of communication that is used when agreements must be made secretly (especially in diplomacy or government)
    • they negotiated via a back channel

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  • noun the sound of a bell rung slowly to announce a death or a funeral or the end of something
  • verb ring as in announcing death

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  • noun a port and the capital of Guinea
    Konakri; Conakry.

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  • noun an officer holding a rank below a major but above a lieutenant
  • noun the naval officer in command of a military ship

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  • noun the open circular discharging end of a gun
    gun muzzle.
  • noun forward projecting part of the head of certain animals; includes the jaws and nose

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  • noun a line connecting isometric points
    isometric line.
  • adjective related by an isometry

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  • noun an indication of approved or superior status
    cachet; seal.

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  • verb make a mathematical calculation or computation
    cypher; compute; work out; reckon; cipher; figure.
  • verb judge to be probable
    figure; reckon; forecast; estimate; count on.

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(Bot.) A plant common in Europe (Paris quadrifolia); herb Paris; truelove. It has been used as a narcotic. ✍ It much resembles the American genus Trillium, but has usually four leaves and a tetramerous flower.

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  • noun a country of southeastern Asia that extends southward along the Isthmus of Kra to the Malay Peninsula
    Kingdom of Thailand; Siam.
    • Thailand is the official name of the former Siam

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  • adjective satellite located below or beneath something else
    • nether garments
    • the under parts of a machine
  • adjective satellite lower in rank, power, or authority
    • an under secretary

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  • verb make or become angular
  • adjective having angles or an angular shape

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