Meaning of “point” - Learner’s Dictionary


verb us uk /pɔɪnt/
She pointed her finger at the suspect.He was pointing at the broken window.Don't point, it's rude.The lecturer used a pencil to point at the diagram.He pointed at the star.
SHOW [ I ]

A2 to show where someone or something is by holding your finger or a thin object towards it:

She pointed at/to a bird flying overhead.
AIM [ T ]

B1 to hold something so that it faces towards something else:

She pointed / her camera at them.
FACE [ I ]

B1 to face towards a particular direction:

The solar panels were pointing away from the sun.

(Definition of “point verb” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)