Synonyms of point in English:

point1

noun

  • 5 the tension had reached such a high point
    level, degree, stage, pitch, extent

verb

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  • 2 the evidence pointed to his guilt
    indicate, suggest, evidence, signal, signify, denote, bespeak, reveal, manifest

Phrases

beside the point

those accusations are beside the point irrelevantimmaterialunimportantneither here nor thereinconsequentialincidentalout of placeunconnectedperipheraltangentialextraneousoff-topic

in point of fact

in point of fact, all three of these gentlemen have immaculate service records in factas a matter of factactuallyin actual factreallyin realityas it happensin truth

make a point of

she made a point of letting us know she was recently divorced make an effort togo out of one's way toput emphasis on

on the point of

we were on the point of quitting, but something kept us going (just) about to (be)on the verge ofon the brink ofgoing to (be)all set to (be)

point of view

we have different points of view opinionviewbeliefattitudefeelingsentimentthoughtspositionperspectiveviewpointstandpointoutlook

point out

the flaws in the plan have already been pointed out identifyshowdesignatedraw attention toindicatespecifydetailmention

point up

it's as if he deliberately points up every negative aspect of our work emphasizehighlightdraw attention toaccentuateunderlinespotlightforegroundput emphasis onstressplay upaccentbring to the fore

to the point

his observations were concise and to the point relevantpertinentappositegermaneapplicableaproposappropriateaptfittingsuitablematerial formalad rem

up to a point

I agree with you, but only up to a point partlyto some extentto a certain degreein partsomewhatpartially

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