14 example sentences using point.
Point used in a sentence
Point in a sentence as a noun
I'll back up what pg said with a data point from academic research.
I cannot believe they would have the gall to point the blame at a junior developer.
At a certain point you stop being able to just act like a regular person and have everything turn out fine.
Of course the captain confirmed that I was not required to carry ID, but at that point it didn't really matter anyway.
Stop saying github is admitting to every point of Horvath's assertions!
If someone can produce 20 videos that seem decent and want to do more as part of the Khan Academy, we'll point our audience at them.
The most significant result of this poll is that HN now seems to be past the point where we can rely on an honor system to prevent users from giving junk answers to polls.
Point in a sentence as a verb
Not on this site, I made a point on neoGAF debunking a point regarding XboxOne related to a technology that I am very much familiar with.
I also point out to women when they're putting up with sexist behavior, because it's so ingrained in our culture that too few even recognize it properly.
If you're delaying on this point out of some idea of wanting to "try to fix things first" or "not wanting to be the bad guy," you're just shooting yourself in the foot and downing blood thinners to keep the wound from clotting.
Paypal decisionmakers might at this point give Indiegogo the sort of look a school psychologist gives a C student with a drug habit who has just announced that they're taking a semester off to find themselves, man.
"I was offered the chance to make a phone call, but the only number I even have memorized anymore is my mother's, and despite knowing that my friends were probably scared to death looking for me, I wasn't at the point of calling her.
Below, Babuskov raised the point that the endorsement system will obstruct useful back-and-forth discussions between sub-kilokarma users in buried threads that often takes the place of a private messaging system on HN.
The problem continues recursively until your monitoring is doing comprehensive semantics checking of your entire range of services and data, at which point it's indistinguishable from automated QA.
a geometric element that has position but no extension; "a point is defined by its coordinates"
the precise location of something; a spatially limited location; "she walked to a point where she could survey the whole street"
a brief version of the essential meaning of something; "get to the point"; "he missed the point of the joke"; "life has lost its point"
an isolated fact that is considered separately from the whole; "several of the details are similar"; "a point of information"
a specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process; "a remarkable degree of frankness"; "at what stage are the social sciences?"
an instant of time; "at that point I had to leave"
the object of an activity; "what is the point of discussing it?"
a V shape; "the cannibal's teeth were filed to sharp points"
See also: peak
a very small circular shape; "a row of points"; "draw lines between the dots"
the unit of counting in scoring a game or contest; "he scored 20 points in the first half"; "a touchdown counts 6 points"
a promontory extending out into a large body of water; "they sailed south around the point"
a distinct part that can be specified separately in a group of things that could be enumerated on a list; "he noticed an item in the New York Times"; "she had several items on her shopping list"; "the main point on the agenda was taken up first"
See also: item
a style in speech or writing that arrests attention and has a penetrating or convincing quality or effect
an outstanding characteristic; "his acting was one of the high points of the movie"
See also: spot
sharp end; "he stuck the point of the knife into a tree"; "he broke the point of his pencil"
any of 32 horizontal directions indicated on the card of a compass; "he checked the point on his compass"
a linear unit used to measure the size of type; approximately 1/72 inch
one percent of the total principal of a loan; it is paid at the time the loan is made and is independent of the interest on the loan
a punctuation mark (.) placed at the end of a declarative sentence to indicate a full stop or after abbreviations; "in England they call a period a stop"
a V-shaped mark at one end of an arrow pointer; "the point of the arrow was due north"
See also: head
the dot at the left of a decimal fraction
the property of a shape that tapers to a sharp tip
See also: pointedness
a distinguishing or individuating characteristic; "he knows my bad points as well as my good points"
the gun muzzle's direction; "he held me up at the point of a gun"
See also: gunpoint
a wall socket
a contact in the distributor; as the rotor turns its projecting arm contacts them and current flows to the spark plugs
indicate a place, direction, person, or thing; either spatially or figuratively; "I showed the customer the glove section"; "He pointed to the empty parking space"; "he indicated his opponents"
be oriented; "The weather vane points North"; "the dancers toes pointed outward"
See also: orient
direct into a position for use; "point a gun"; "He charged his weapon at me"
direct the course; determine the direction of travelling
be a signal for or a symptom of; "These symptoms indicate a serious illness"; "Her behavior points to a severe neurosis"; "The economic indicators signal that the euro is undervalued"
sail close to the wind
See also: luff
mark (Hebrew words) with diacritics
mark with diacritics; "point the letter"
mark (a psalm text) to indicate the points at which the music changes
be positionable in a specified manner; "The gun points with ease"
intend (something) to move towards a certain goal; "He aimed his fists towards his opponent's face"; "criticism directed at her superior"; "direct your anger towards others, not towards yourself"
indicate the presence of (game) by standing and pointing with the muzzle; "the dog pointed the dead duck"
repair the joints of bricks; "point a chimney"
See also: repoint