1.Definition: 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"Category: General
2.Definition: a contact in the distributor; as the rotor turns its projecting arm contacts them and current flows to the spark plugsCategory: Objects
3.Definition: 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"
Related Noun(s):itemCategory: General
4.Definition: a distinguishing or individuating characteristic
"He knows my bad points as well as my good points"Category: General
5.Definition: a geometric element that has position but no extension
"A point is defined by its coordinates"Category: General
6.Definition: a linear unit used to measure the size of type; approximately 1/72 inchCategory: General
7.Definition: a promontory extending out into a large body of water
"They sailed south around the point"Category: Objects
8.Definition: a punctuation mark (.) placed at the end of a declarative sentence to indicate a full stop or after abbreviations
9.Definition: a specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process
10.Definition: a style in speech or writing that arrests attention and has a penetrating or convincing quality or effectCategory: General
11.Definition: a V shape
"The cannibal's teeth were filed to sharp points"
12.Definition: a V-shaped mark at one end of an arrow pointer
"The point of the arrow was due north"
Related Noun(s):headCategory: General
13.Definition: a very small circular shape
"A row of points", "Draw lines between the dots"
Related Noun(s):dotCategory: General
16.Definition: an isolated fact that is considered separately from the whole
"Several of the details are similar", "A point of information"
17.Definition: an outstanding characteristic
"His acting was one of the high points of the movie"
Related Noun(s):spotCategory: General
18.Definition: any of 32 horizontal directions indicated on the card of a compass
"He checked the point on his compass"Category: General
19.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 loanCategory: General
"He stuck the point of the knife into a tree", "He broke the point of his pencil"Category: Objects
22.Definition: the gun muzzle's direction
"He held me up at the point of a gun"
Related Noun(s):gunpointCategory: Objects
24.Definition: the precise location of something; a spatially limited location
"She walked to a point where she could survey the whole street"Category: Places
25.Definition: the property of a shape that tapers to a sharp tip
Related Noun(s):pointednessCategory: General
26.Definition: the unit of counting in scoring a game or contest
"He scored 20 points in the first half", "A touchdown counts 6 points"Category: General