HyperDic: spot

English > 20 senses of the word spot:
NOUNlocationspot, topographic point, placea point located with respect to surface features of some region
communicationspota short / short section or illustration (as between radio or tv programs or in a magazine) that is often used for advertising
attributespot, pointan outstanding characteristic / characteristic
attributespot, smudge, blot, daub, smear, smirch, slura blemish made by dirt
attributespot, speckle, dapple, patch, fleck, maculationa small contrasting part of something
communicationspota section of an entertainment that is assigned to a specific performer or performance
artifactspota business establishment for entertainment
actspot, position, post, berth, office, billet, place, situationa job in an organization
statespot, toucha slight attack of illness
quantityspot, bita small piece or quantity of something
communicationspot, pipa mark on a die or on a playing card (shape depending on the suit)
artifactspot, spotlighta lamp that produces a strong beam of light to illuminate a restricted area
artifactspota playing card with a specified number of pips on it to indicate its value
actspot, blot, smear, smirch, stainan act that brings discredit to the person who does it
VERBperceptionspot, descry, espy, spycatch sight of
perceptionspot, recognize, recognise, distinguish, discern, pick out, make out, tell apartdetect with the senses
contactspot, blemishmar or impair with a flaw
contactspot, fleck, blob, blotmake a spot or mark onto
changespotbecome spotted
changespotmark with a spot or spots so as to allow easy recognition
spot > pronunciation
Soundsspaa't
Rhymesaforethought ... yacht: 79 rhymes with aat...
English > spot: 20 senses > noun 1, location
MeaningA point located with respect to surface features of some region.
Example "a bright spot on a planet"
Synonymstopographic point, place
Narrowerbirthplace, place of birthThe place where someone was born
endOne of two places from which people are communicating to each other
grave, tombA place for the burial of a corpse (especially beneath the ground and marked by a tombstone)
hiding placeA place suitable for hiding / hiding something (such as yourself)
high, heightsA high place
hole-in-the-wallA small unpretentious out-of-the-way place
holy place, sanctum, holyA sacred place of pilgrimage
junctionThe place where two or more things come together
meccaA place that attracts many visitors
nesting placeA place suitable for nesting
overlookA high place affording a good view
peak, crown, crest, top, tip, summitThe top or extreme point of something (usually a mountain or hill)
polling place, polling stationA place where voters go to cast their votes in an election
pool, puddleSomething resembling a pool of liquid / liquid
rendezvousA place where people meet
scourA place that is scoured (especially by running water)
service areaplace on a highway providing garage services and eating and toilet facilities
showplaceA place that is frequently exhibited and visited for its historical interest or natural beauty
solitudeA solitary place
stopA spot where something halts or pauses
target, target areaThe location of the target that is to be hit
zoneA locally circumscribed place characterized by some distinctive features
BroaderpointThe precise location of something
Spanishlugar, paraje, punto, sitio
Catalanindret, lloc, paratge
English > spot: 20 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA short / short section or illustration (as between radio or tv programs or in a magazine) that is often used for advertising.
Broadersection, subdivisionA self-contained part of a larger / larger composition / composition (written or musical)
English > spot: 20 senses > noun 3, attribute
MeaningAn outstanding characteristic / characteristic.
Synonympoint
BroadercharacteristicA distinguishing quality
Spanishpunto
English > spot: 20 senses > noun 4, attribute
MeaningA blemish made by dirt.
Synonymssmudge, blot, daub, smear, smirch, slur
Narrowerblotch, splodge, splotchAn irregularly shaped spot
fingermark, fingerprintA smudge made by a (dirty) finger
inkblotA blot made with ink
Broaderblemish, defect, marA mark or flaw that spoils the appearance of something (especially on a person's body)
Spanishbaldón, churrete, mancha, manchón, manchurrón, tizne, tiznón, zurrapa
Catalantaca
Verbsspotbecome spotted
spotmake a spot or mark onto
English > spot: 20 senses > noun 5, attribute
MeaningA small contrasting part of something.
Examples
  • "a bald spot"
  • "a leopard's spots"
Synonymsspeckle, dapple, patch, fleck, maculation
Narrowerfacula, solar faculaA large bright spot on the sun's photosphere occurring most frequently in the vicinity of sunspots
faculaA bright spot on a planet
macule, maculaA patch of skin that is discolored but not usually elevated
nebula(pathology) a faint cloudy spot on the cornea
parhelion, mock sun, sundogA bright spot on the parhelic circle
plaque(pathology) a small abnormal patch on or inside the body
speck, pinpointA very small spot
splashA patch of bright color
sunspot, maculaA cooler darker spot appearing periodically on the sun's photosphere
worn spot, fretA spot that has been worn away by abrasion or erosion
BroadermarkingA pattern of marks
Spanishmancha, mota
Catalanclapa, mota, placa, taca
Verbsspotmark with a spot or spots so as to allow easy recognition
English > spot: 20 senses > noun 6, communication
MeaningA section of an entertainment that is assigned to a specific performer or performance.
Example"they changed his spot on the program"
Broadersection, subdivisionA self-contained part of a larger / larger composition / composition (written or musical)
English > spot: 20 senses > noun 7, artifact
MeaningA business establishment for entertainment.
Example"night spot"
Narrowercabaret, nightclub, night club, club, nightspotA spot that is open late at night and that provides entertainment (as singers or dancers) as well as dancing and food and drink
clip jointA place of entertainment where high prices are charged for poor entertainment
hot spot, hotspotA lively entertainment spot
jointA disreputable place of entertainment
Broaderplace of business, business establishmentAn establishment (a factory or an assembly plant or retail store or warehouse etc.) where business is conducted, goods are made or stored or processed or where services are rendered
Spanishlugar de moda
English > spot: 20 senses > noun 8, act
MeaningA job in an organization.
Synonymsposition, post, berth, office, billet, place, situation
NarroweracademicianshipThe position of member of an honorary academy / academy / academy / academy
accountantshipThe position of accountant
admiraltyThe office of admiral
ambassadorshipThe post of ambassador
apostleshipThe position of apostle
apprenticeshipThe position of apprentice
associateshipThe position of associate (as in an office or academy / academy / academy / academy)
attorneyshipThe position of attorney
bailiffshipThe office of bailiff
baronetageThe state of a baronet
bishopry, episcopateThe office and dignity of a bishop
cadetshipThe position of cadet
caliphateThe office of a caliph
captainship, captaincyThe post of captain / captain / captain / captain / captain
cardinalship, cardinalateThe office of cardinal
chairmanshipThe position of chairman
chancellorshipThe office of chancellor
chaplaincy, chaplainshipThe position of chaplain
chieftaincy, chieftainshipThe position of chieftain
clerkshipThe job of clerk
commandership, commanderyThe position or office of commander
comptrollershipThe position of comptroller
consulshipThe post of consul
controllershipThe position of controller
councillorship, councilorshipThe position of council member
counselorship, counsellorshipThe position of counselor / counselor / counselor
curacyThe position of a curate
curatorshipThe position of curator
custodianshipThe position of custodian
deanship, deaneryThe position or office of a dean
directorshipThe position of a director / director of a business concern
discipleshipThe position of disciple
editorshipThe position of editor
eldershipThe office of elder
emirateThe office of an emir
fatherhoodThe status of a father / father / father
fatherhoodThe status of a religious leader
foremanshipThe position of foreman
generalship, generalcyThe office and authority of a general
governorshipThe office of governor
headshipThe position of head
headshipThe position of headmaster or headmistress
hot seatA difficult position where you are subjected to stress and criticism
incumbencyThe office of an incumbent
inspectorshipThe office of inspector
instructorshipThe position of instructor
internshipThe position of a medical intern
judgeship, judicatureThe position of judge
khanateThe position of a khan
lectureshipThe post of lecturer
legation, legateshipThe post or office of legate
legislatorshipThe office of legislator
librarianshipThe position of librarian
lieutenancyThe position of a lieutenant / lieutenant / lieutenant
magistracy, magistratureThe position of magistrate
managershipThe position of manager / manager
manhoodThe status / status of being a man
marshalshipThe post of marshall
mastershipThe position of master / master
mayoraltyThe position of mayor
messiahshipThe position of messiah
moderatorshipThe position of moderator
overlordshipThe position of overlord
pastorship, pastorateThe position of pastor
peasanthoodThe state of being a peasant / peasant
plumA highly desirable position or assignment
praetorshipThe office of praetor
precentorshipThe position of precentor
preceptorshipThe position of preceptor
prefectureThe office of prefect
prelacy, prelatureThe office or station of a prelate
premiershipThe office of premier / premier
presidency, presidentshipThe office and function of president
primateshipThe office of primate
principalshipThe post of principal
priorshipThe office of prior
proconsulship, proconsulateThe position of proconsul
proctorshipThe position of proctor
professorship, chairThe position of professor
protectorshipThe position of protector
public officeA position concerning the people as a whole
rabbinateThe office or function of a rabbi
receivershipThe office of a receiver
rectorship, rectorateThe office or station of a rector
regencyThe office of a regent
residencyThe position of physician who is receiving special / special training in a hospital (usually after completing an internship)
rulershipThe position of ruler
sainthoodThe status and dignity of a saint
secretaryshipThe position of secretary / secretary
seigniory, seigneury, feudal lordshipThe position and authority of a feudal lord
senatorshipThe office of senator
sinecureAn office that involves minimal duties
solicitorshipThe position of solicitor
speakershipThe position of Speaker
stewardshipThe position of steward / steward / steward / steward
studentshipThe position of student
teachershipThe position of teacher
thaneshipThe position of thane / thane
throneThe position and power of an exalted person (a sovereign or bishop) who is entitled to sit in a chair of state on ceremonial occasions
treasurershipThe position of treasurer
tribuneshipThe position of tribune
trusteeshipThe position of trustee
vice-presidencyThe office and function of a vice president
viceroyshipThe position of viceroy
viziershipThe position of vizier
wardenshipThe position of warden
wardershipThe position of warder
womanhoodThe status of a woman
Broaderoccupation, business, job, line of work, lineThe principal activity in your life that you do to earn money
Spanishcargo, lugar, oficina, posición, puesto
Catalancàrrec, lloc, oficina, posició, situació
English > spot: 20 senses > noun 9, state
MeaningA slight attack of illness.
Synonymtouch
BroaderattackA sudden occurrence of an uncontrollable condition
English > spot: 20 senses > noun 10, quantity
MeaningA small piece or quantity of something.
Example"a spot of tea"
Synonymbit
Broadersmall indefinite quantity, small indefinite amountAn indefinite quantity that is below average size or magnitude
Spanishpedazo, trozo
Catalanbocí, tros, trosset
English > spot: 20 senses > noun 11, communication
MeaningA mark on a die or on a playing card (shape depending on the suit).
Synonympip
Part ofplaying cardOne of a pack of cards that are used to play card games
Broadermarker, marking, markA distinguishing symbol
English > spot: 20 senses > noun 12, artifact
MeaningA lamp that produces a strong beam of light to illuminate a restricted area; used to focus attention of a stage performer.
Synonymspotlight
Member oftheater lightAny of various lights used in a theater
BroaderlampAn artificial source of visible illumination
Spanishfoco, lámpara de proyección, proyector
Catalanfocus, llum de projecció, projector
English > spot: 20 senses > noun 13, artifact
MeaningA playing card with a specified number of pips on it to indicate its value.
Example"an eight-spot"
Narrowereight-spot, eightOne of four playing cards in a deck with eight pips on the face
five-spot, fiveA playing card or a domino or a die whose upward face shows five pips
four-spot, fourA playing card or domino or die whose upward face shows four pips
nine-spot, nineOne of four playing cards in a deck with nine pips on the face
seven-spot, sevenOne of four playing cards in a deck with seven pips on the face
six-spot, sixA playing card or domino or die whose upward face shows six pips
ten-spot, tenOne of four playing cards in a deck with ten pips on the face
Broaderplaying cardOne of a pack of cards that are used to play card games
English > spot: 20 senses > noun 14, act
MeaningAn act that brings discredit to the person who does it.
Synonymsblot, smear, smirch, stain
Broadermistake, error, faultA wrong action attributable to bad judgment or ignorance or inattention
Spanishmácula, mancha
Catalanmàcula, taca
English > spot: 20 senses > verb 1, perception
MeaningCatch sight of.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymsdescry, espy, spy
Broaderspy, sightcatch sight of
Spanishacechar, discernir, espiar, ver
Catalanafigurar, aguaitar, albirar, ataüllar, descobrir, espiar, observar, sotjar
Nounsspottersomeone who is the first to observe something
spottera person employed to keep watch for some anticipated event
spottingthe act of detecting something
English > spot: 20 senses > verb 2, perception
Meaningdetect with the senses.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymsrecognize, recognise, distinguish, discern, pick out, make out, tell apart
Entailsperceive, comprehendTo become aware of through the senses
Narrowerdiscriminatedistinguish
resolvemake clearly visible
Spanishdetectar, discernir, distinguir, percibir, reconocer, sentir, vislumbrar
Catalanalbirar, detectar, dicenrnir, discernir, distingir, reconèixer, sentir
English > spot: 20 senses > verb 3, contact
Meaningmar or impair with a flaw.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymblemish
Broaderdirty, soil, begrime, grime, colly, bemiremake soiled, filthy, or dirty
Spanishmanchar
English > spot: 20 senses > verb 4, contact
Meaningmake a spot or mark onto.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"The wine spotted the tablecloth"
Synonymsfleck, blob, blot
Narrowerspatter, bespatterSpot, splash, or soil
speckle, bespecklemark with small spots
splotchblotch or spot
tarnish, stain, maculate, sully, defilemake dirty or spotty, as by exposure to air
Broaderchange surfaceUndergo or cause to undergo a change in the surface
Similar tostainproduce or leave stains
Spanishmanchar
Catalantacar, tintar
Nounsspota blemish made by dirt
spottingthe act of spotting or staining something
English > spot: 20 senses > verb 5, change
MeaningBecome spotted.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"This dress spots quickly"
NarrowerfoxBecome discolored with, or as if with, mildew spots
freckleBecome freckled
BroaderchangeUndergo a change
Spanishmotear
Catalanmacular, tacar
Nounsspota blemish made by dirt
English > spot: 20 senses > verb 6, change
Meaningmark with a spot or spots so as to allow easy recognition.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"spot the areas that one should clearly identify"
Narrowerfrecklemark with freckles
mottle, dapple, cloudcolour with streaks or blotches of different shades
Broadermarkmake or leave a mark on
Spanishmotear
Catalantacar
Nounsspota small contrasting part of something
spottera worker employed to apply spots (as markers or identifiers)

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