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    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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