HyperDic: centre

English > 11 senses of the word Centre / centre:
NOUNlocationCentrea low-lying region in central France
locationcentre, center, middle, heart, eyean area that is approximately central within some larger / larger region
locationcentre, center, midpointa point equidistant from the ends of a line or the extremities of a figure
locationcentre, centera place where some particular activity is concentrated
foodcentre, centerthe sweet central portion of a piece of candy that is enclosed in chocolate or some other covering
cognitioncentre, kernel, substance, core, center, essence, gist, heart, heart and soul, inwardness, marrow, meat, nub, pith, sum, nitty-grittythe choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience
cognitioncentre, center, center of attention, centre of attentionthe object upon which interest and attention focuses
bodycentre, center, nerve center, nerve centrea cluster of nerve cells governing a specific bodily process
artifactcentre, centera building dedicated to a particular activity
VERBmotioncentre, centermove into the center
cognitioncentre, concentrate, focus, center, pore, rivetdirect one's attention on something
Centre / centre > pronunciation
Soundsseh'nter
Rhymesabductor ... zoster: 649 rhymes with ter...
English > Centre: 11 senses > noun 1, location
MeaningA low-lying region in central France.
Instance ofFrench regionA geographical subdivision of France
Part ofFrance, French RepublicA republic in western Europe
SpanishCentre, Centro
CatalanCentre
English > centre: 11 senses > noun 2, location
MeaningAn area that is approximately central within some larger / larger region.
Synonymscenter, middle, heart, eye
InstancesCity of London, the CityThe part of London situated within the ancient boundaries
RegionBritaina monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles
Canadaa nation in northern North America
Narrowercenter stage, centre stageThe central area on a theater stage
city center, city centre, central cityThe central part of a city
financial centerThe part of a city where financial institutions are centered
hubA center of activity or interest or commerce or transportation
inner cityThe older and more populated and (usually) poorer central section of a city
medical centerThe part of a city where medical facilities are centered
midfield(sports) the middle part of a playing field (as in football or lacrosse)
midstreamThe middle of a stream
seatA center of authority (as a city from which authority is exercised)
storm center, storm centreThe central area or place of lowest barometric pressure within a storm
Broaderarea, countryA particular geographical region of indefinite boundary (usually serving some special purpose or distinguished by its people or culture or geography)
Spanishcentro, corazón, medio, ojo
Catalancentre, cor, mig, ull
English > centre: 11 senses > noun 3, location
MeaningA point equidistant from the ends of a line or the extremities of a figure.
Synonymscenter, midpoint
RegionBritaina monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles
Canadaa nation in northern North America
NarrowerbightThe middle part of a slack rope (as distinguished from its ends)
bowelsThe center of the Earth
bull's eye, bullThe center of a target
center of curvature, centre of curvatureThe center of the circle of curvature
center of gravity, centre of gravityThe point within something at which gravity can be considered to act
center of mass, centre of masspoint representing the mean position of the matter in a body
coreThe center of an object
coreThe central part of the Earth
navel, navel pointThe center point or middle of something
nombrilThe center point on a shield
nucleusThe positively charged dense center of an atom
nucleus(astronomy) the center of the head of a comet
BroaderpointThe precise location of something
Spanishcentro, medio, mitad, punto medio
Catalancentre, mig, punt mitjà
Verbscentremove into the center
English > centre: 11 senses > noun 4, location
MeaningA place where some particular activity is concentrated.
Synonymcenter
RegionBritaina monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles
Canadaa nation in northern North America
NarrowercapitalA center that is associated more than any other with some activity or product / product
nerve center, nerve centreA center that provides information and control
Broaderplace, propertyAny area set aside for a particular purpose
English > centre: 11 senses > noun 5, food
MeaningThe sweet central portion of a piece of candy that is enclosed in chocolate or some other covering.
Synonymcenter
RegionBritaina monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles
Canadaa nation in northern North America
Broadersweet, confectionA food rich in sugar
Substance ofchocolate candycandy made with chocolate
English > centre: 11 senses > noun 6, cognition
MeaningThe choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience.
Synonymskernel, substance, core, center, essence, gist, heart, heart and soul, inwardness, marrow, meat, nub, pith, sum, nitty-gritty
RegionBritaina monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles
Canadaa nation in northern North America
Narrowerbare bones(plural) the most basic facts or elements
hypostasis(metaphysics) essential nature or underlying reality
quiddity, haecceityThe essence that makes something the kind of thing it is and makes it different from any other
quintessenceThe purest and most concentrated essence of something
stuffA critically important or characteristic component
Broadercontent, cognitive content, mental objectThe sum or range of what has been perceived, discovered, or learned
Spanishcentro, corazón, enjundia, esencia, médula, meollo, núcleo, quid, sustancia
Catalanbessó, centre, cor, essència, nucli, quid, substància
English > centre: 11 senses > noun 7, cognition
MeaningThe object upon which interest and attention focuses.
Synonymscenter, center of attention, centre of attention
RegionBritaina monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles
Canadaa nation in northern North America
Narrowerconversation pieceSomething interesting that stimulates / stimulates conversation
crosshairsA center of interest
cynosureSomething that strongly attracts attention and admiration
eye-catcherA striking person or thing that attracts attention
BroaderobjectThe focus of cognitions or feelings
Spanishcentro de atención
Catalancentre d'atenció
English > centre: 11 senses > noun 8, body
MeaningA cluster of nerve cells governing a specific bodily process.
Synonymscenter, nerve center, nerve centre
RegionBritaina monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles
Canadaa nation in northern North America
NarrowerBroca's area, Broca's center, Broca's gyrus, Broca's convolution, convolution of BrocaThe motor speech center in the left hemisphere of the brain in most people
Wernicke's area, Wernicke's centerThe auditory word center
auditory centerThe part of the brain (in a fold of the cerebral cortex of the temporal lobe on both sides of the brain) that receives impulses from the ear by way of the auditory nerve
inferior colliculusAn essential auditory center in the midbrain
respiratory centerThe center in the medulla oblongata and pons that integrates sensory information about the level of oxygen and carbon dioxide in the blood and determines the signals to be sent to the respiratory muscles
rhinencephalon, olfactory brainA center in the cerebral hemispheres that governs the sense of smell in lower animals
superior colliculusAn essential visual center between the retina and the striate cortex
Broaderneural structureA structure that is part of the nervous system
Spanishcentro nervioso
Catalancentre nerviós
English > centre: 11 senses > noun 9, artifact
MeaningA building dedicated to a particular activity.
Synonymcenter
RegionBritaina monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles
Canadaa nation in northern North America
Narrowerburn centerA center where patients with severe burns can be treated
call center, call centreA center equipped to handle a large volume of telephone calls (especially for taking orders or serving customers)
community center, civic centerA center where the members of a community can gather for social or cultural activities
conference center, conference houseA center where conferences can be conducted
control centerThe operational center for a group of related activities
research center, research facilityA center where research is done
service clubA recreational center for servicemen
settlement houseA center in an underprivileged area that provides community services
student centerA center for student activities at a college or university
Broaderbuilding, edificeA structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place
Spanishcentro
Catalancentre
English > centre: 11 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningMove into the center.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymcenter
RegionBritaina monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles
Broadermove, displaceCause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense
Nounscentrea point equidistant from the ends of a line or the extremities of a figure
English > centre: 11 senses > verb 2, cognition
Meaningdirect one's attention on something.
PatternSomebody ----s on something
Synonymsconcentrate, focus, center, pore, rivet
RegionBritaina monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles
Canadaa nation in northern North America
Narrowerlisten, hear, take heedlisten and pay attention
recallCause one's (or someone else's) thoughts or attention to return from a reverie or digression
steep, immerse, engulf, plunge, engross, absorb, soak upDevote (oneself) fully to
thinkFocus one's attention on a certain state
zoom inExamine closely
Broaderthink, cogitate, cerebrateUse or exercise the mind or one's power of reason in order to make inferences, decisions, or arrive at a solution or judgments
Similar torivethold (someone's attention)
Spanishcentrar, clavar, concentrarse, concentrar, enfocar, fijar
Catalancentrar, clavar, concentrar-se en, concentrar, enfocar, estar concentrat en, fixar

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