Definition Point

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to point (in a direction): to indicate, to gesture, to signal (in a direction, for example with one's finger or an arrow)

What's the point?: What's the main idea? What's the aim?

(to make a good) point: (to make an interesting or valid) remark or comment


  • "The above points probably seem obvious to most of us, but the great aunt Margarets of this world might find them useful."
  • "Oh yeah. Good point."
  • "Hannah : Jean makes a good point."
  • "And my point, Enriqué, is that soccer is stupid."
  • "This leads me to my point: some of the staff have been discussing the possibility of a company-wide "nap time" in order to increase productivity during the work day."
  • "They outline a few of the points I'd like to discuss with you during my stay in China."
  • "We have intelligence that points to a single suspect: an Amazonian national named Horatio Oléré, living in the San Francisco area."
  • "To your second point, the Soviet Union hasn't existed for nearly 20 years, and finally a luge is a type of high-speed sled."
  • "But I was just pointing over there!"

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