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spot

spot - Dictionary definition and meaning for word spot

Definition
(noun) a point located with respect to surface features of some region
Synonyms : place , topographic point
Example Sentence
  • this is a nice place for a picnic
  • a bright spot on a planet

Definition
(noun) a short section or illustration (as between radio or tv programs or in a magazine) that is often used for advertising
Definition
(noun) an outstanding characteristic
Synonyms : point
Example Sentence
  • his acting was one of the high points of the movie

Definition
(noun) a blemish made by dirt
Synonyms : blot , daub , slur , smear , smirch , smudge
Example Sentence
  • he had a smudge on his cheek

Definition
(noun) a small contrasting part of something
Synonyms : dapple , fleck , maculation , patch , speckle
Example Sentence
  • a bald spot
  • a leopard's spots
  • a patch of clouds
  • patches of thin ice
  • a fleck of red

Definition
(noun) a section of an entertainment that is assigned to a specific performer or performance
Example Sentence
  • they changed his spot on the program

Definition
(noun) a business establishment for entertainment
Example Sentence
  • night spot

Definition
(noun) a job in an organization
Synonyms : berth , billet , office , place , position , post , situation
Example Sentence
  • he occupied a post in the treasury

Definition
(noun) a slight attack of illness
Synonyms : touch
Example Sentence
  • he has a touch of rheumatism

Definition
(noun) a small piece or quantity of something
Synonyms : bit
Example Sentence
  • a spot of tea
  • a bit of paper
  • a bit of lint
  • I gave him a bit of my mind

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

Definition
(noun) a lamp that produces a strong beam of light to illuminate a restricted area; used to focus attention of a stage performer
Synonyms : spotlight

Definition
(noun) a playing card with a specified number of pips on it to indicate its value
Example Sentence
  • an eight-spot

Definition
(noun) an act that brings discredit to the person who does it
Synonyms : blot , smear , smirch , stain
Example Sentence
  • he made a huge blot on his copybook

Definition
(verb) catch sight of
Synonyms : descry , espy , spy

Definition
(verb) detect with the senses
Example Sentence
  • The fleeing convicts were picked out of the darkness by the watchful prison guards
  • I can't make out the faces in this photograph

Definition
(verb) mar or impair with a flaw
Synonyms : blemish
Example Sentence
  • her face was blemished

Definition
(verb) make a spot or mark onto
Synonyms : blob , blot , fleck
Example Sentence
  • The wine spotted the tablecloth

Definition
(verb) become spotted
Example Sentence
  • This dress spots quickly

Definition
(verb) mark with a spot or spots so as to allow easy recognition
Example Sentence
  • spot the areas that one should clearly identify

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