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Part of speech: Noun

The sharp end of a thing; as, the point of a pin; a tapering end of land; a cape; a speck or dot; a mark of punctuation; a particular spot; exact place; as, to reach a certain point on the road; a particular time or moment; as, the turning- point of a battle; a particular detail or item; particular aim or purpose; as, you missed the point of the story; to gain one's point; a step or stage; as, boiling point; one of the thirty- two divisions of a compass; lace made with the needle.

Part of speech: Verb

To sharpen; to give force to; as, to point a moral; to show the direction of; direct or aim; to punctuate.

Part of speech: Verb

To call attention by extending the finger; show clearly.

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