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English definition of “point”

point

verb     /pɔɪnt/
A2 [I] to direct other people's attention to something by holding out your finger towards it: "Look at that!" she said, pointing at the hole in the door. Small children are often told that it's rude to point.Showing and demonstrating B1 [T] to hold something out in the direction of someone or something: He said that the man had pointed a knife at him.Showing and demonstrating B1 [I] If something points in a particular direction, it is turned towards that direction: The road sign points left. All the cars were pointing in the same direction. There was an arrow pointing to the door.General location and orientation
(Definition of point verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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