- point out something
- point out (something)
to show or talk about something so others will notice it.
Angela pointed out some spelling errors in my paper.
Researchers point out that fish contain a type of fat that is good for you.
We didn't notice the spout of a whale until another passenger on the ship pointed it out.
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point out — (something) to show or talk about something so others will notice it. Angela pointed out some spelling errors in my paper. Researchers point out that fish contain a type of fat that is good for you. We didn t notice the spout of a whale until… … New idioms dictionary
point out — verb 1. make or write a comment on (Freq. 42) he commented the paper of his colleague • Syn: ↑comment, ↑notice, ↑remark • Derivationally related forms: ↑remark (for: ↑ … Useful english dictionary
point out — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms point out : present tense I/you/we/they point out he/she/it points out present participle pointing out past tense pointed out past participle pointed out 1) to show someone who a person is or where something… … English dictionary
point out — I (Roget s IV) v. Syn. indicate, show, denote, mention, note; see also designate 1 , say . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) I verb 1. To make known or identify, as by signs: denote, designate, indicate, mark, show, specify. See SHOW. 2. To call or… … English dictionary for students
point — [point] n. [OFr, dot, prick < L punctum, dot, neut. of punctus, pp. of pungere, to prick (< IE base * peuĝ , *peuk̑, to prick, jab > Ger fichte, spruce tree, L pugil, boxer, pugnus, fist); also < OFr pointe, sharp end < ML puncta… … English World dictionary
point — ► NOUN 1) the tapered, sharp end of a tool, weapon, or other object. 2) a particular spot, place, or moment. 3) an item, detail, or idea in a discussion, text, etc. 4) (the point) the most significant or relevant factor or element. 5) advantage… … English terms dictionary
point — point1 W1S1 [pɔınt] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(idea)¦ 2¦(main meaning/idea)¦ 3¦(purpose)¦ 4¦(place)¦ 5¦(in time/development)¦ 6¦(quality/feature)¦ 7¦(games/sport)¦ 8¦(sharp end)¦ 9 boiling point/freezing point/melting point etc … Dictionary of contemporary English
point — 1 /pOInt/ noun 1 IDEA (C) a single fact, idea, or opinion that is part of an argument or discussion: There was one point on which everyone agreed. | She had brought a list of points for discussion. | One important point must be borne in mind. |… … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
point — point1 [ pɔınt ] noun *** ▸ 1 idea/opinion/reason ▸ 2 aspect/feature ▸ 3 particular time ▸ 4 particular place ▸ 5 unit (for game score) ▸ 6 area of light/color ▸ 7 sharp end of something ▸ 8 piece of land ▸ 9 decimal point ▸ 10 direction on… … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
point */*/*/ — I UK [pɔɪnt] / US noun Word forms point : singular point plural points 1) [countable] an idea or opinion among a number of others I disagree with you on a couple of important points. point by point (= looking at each part separately): Let s go… … English dictionary