Synonyms of focus in English:



  • 2 the focus of this criticism is on helping people find solutions
    emphasis, accent, priority, attention, concentration
  • 4 the resulting light beams are brought to a focus at the eyepiece
    focal point, point of convergence


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  • 1 he focused his binoculars on the distant tower
    bring into focus, bring to a focus; aim, point, turn
  • 2 the investigation will focus on areas of social need
    concentrate, fix, centre, pivot, zero in, zoom in; address itself to, pay attention to, pinpoint, spotlight, revolve around, have as its starting point


in focus

colour snaps will do as long as they are in focus
[Antonyms] out of focus
sharpcrispdistinctclear-cutclearwell definedwell focused

out of focus

why are some of the shots out of focus?
[Antonyms] in focus
blurredunfocusedindistinctblurryfuzzyhazymistycloudyfoggyfoggedshadowysmokyfaintunclearvagueindefiniteobscurelacking definitionill-definednebulouswoollymuzzybleary archaicblear

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